Economic Development

GVSU’s annual economic impact: $780M

New construction is a big part of it, but alumni spending is not included.

May 6, 2016

Report finds $368M value in garbage diversion

If trash with worth was recovered and sold, economic impact would near $400M.

May 6, 2016

Holland SmartZone gains final approval

Officials expect approximately 180 new businesses will be created within 15 years.

May 6, 2016

Bill enhances small business connections

SEC Small Business Advocate Act improves federal communication.

May 6, 2016

Restaurant industry orders help

City’s growing culinary scene makes it difficult to find quality workers.

April 29, 2016

Hudsonville prepares for $5M worth of downtown renovations

Farmers market, community center at heart of creating walkable spaces.

April 29, 2016

Loeks says movie theater is good for downtown

Celebration! Cinema CEO says making money is not the project’s only objective.

April 29, 2016