Economic Development

ArtPrize paints rosy economic picture

Ninth iteration of art competition creates estimated $33 million in local economic impact.

April 20, 2018

Region finds itself in landlord market

Limited vacancies make desirable commercial real estate locations harder to find.

April 20, 2018

Workforce issues haunt West Michigan community leaders

Panel participants make call to action before ‘it’s too late.’

April 20, 2018

Monroe North owners express parking concerns

City says it’s working with businesses on ‘regulated’ parking options.

April 20, 2018

Region goes back to school on talent

West Michigan joins statewide Talent Pipeline Management Academy to solve labor crunch.

April 13, 2018