Economic Development

Slow grow: Business leaders’ predictions reflect doubts

Quarterly survey finds fewer expect economy to improve in the next 18 months.

June 10, 2016

Factory to serve up Hudsonville-area jobs

Township, state incentives keep food processor’s expansion in West Michigan.

June 3, 2016

Econ Club annual dinner honors Dan DeVos, Mark Murray

More than 1,600 attendees hear from ex-Fed Chairman Bernanke.

June 3, 2016

Creative class pumps $674M into GR economy

Report reveals Michigan’s creative industry is strong, but job creation is not keeping pace.

June 3, 2016

Furniture industry needs a breakthrough product

Analyst expects that innovation to arrive shortly, maybe even at this year’s NeoCon.

June 3, 2016

Last major film to get state incentives finishes filming in Grand Rapids

Varnum attorney serves as executive producer for ‘God Bless the Broken Road.’

May 27, 2016