Economic Development

Muskegon joins pop-up shop craze

‘Western Market’ to house small retail outlets on Western Avenue between First and Second streets.

January 27, 2017

Retailers face hard decisions

Macy’s and Sears have opposing outlooks based on progression, profitability.

January 20, 2017

Insurance agencies benefit from ‘economic tailwind’

Two area business insurance agencies report growth as they assess diversification, talent gap.

January 20, 2017

Region compares favorably in health care outlook

But a spike in outpatient care is cause for concern.

January 20, 2017

County could opt in to DDA tax capture districts

Development agency offers Kent County a 10 percent gain-sharing opportunity.

January 20, 2017

American Seating says goodbye to the ballpark

Company intends to sell architectural fixed seating business to Irwin Seating; will focus on transportation seating.

January 13, 2017