Economic Development

Real estate: A waiting game

Demand for downtown property continues to climb; suburban markets will be forced to counter.

October 28, 2016

Institute’s 20-year run transforms region

Working with other institutions, universities has helped VAI become hub for life sciences.

October 28, 2016

Investment study places Ottawa on top

SmartAsset ranks county No. 1 in state; Kent County ranks No. 8.

October 28, 2016

Small power producers predict desolate future

Filings made by Consumers Energy shows utility wants to decrease payments for renewable energy, according to IPPC.

October 28, 2016

Zoo, GR Public Museum fuel economy

Study shows more than 60 percent of visitors come from outside Kent County.

October 21, 2016

Change in diet inspires change in restaurant

Cherie Inn owner Michael Kulczyk develops healthier, vegan-friendly food options.

October 21, 2016

Minor-league sports thriving in Grand Rapids

Despite good attendance numbers, franchises struggle with season ticket sales.

October 21, 2016