Economic Development

Franchise opportunities expand in city

Growing population and career options among reasons for interest in Grand Rapids market.

May 19, 2017

Switch draws tech summit next month

C3 president hopes to bring in West Michigan technology leaders and provide place for conversations.

May 19, 2017

Perpetual growth fuels Switch

Company, which has data center in Grand Rapids, has been constructing daily since 2007.

May 12, 2017

Gardens’ tourists power area businesses

Study finds Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park draws 445,000 visitors annually from outside Kent County, adds $75 million to local economy.

May 12, 2017

MEDC offers funding to stimulate startups

Economic development organization outlines path for entrepreneurs and works more closely with universities.

May 5, 2017