Economic Development

Report: Housing shortage could stymie growth

Home Builders Association of Michigan releases 13 recommendations to help attract housing investment in state.

June 9, 2017

Staffing firm creates Talent Hub program for interns

AXIOS HR connects interns with small- and mid-sized businesses that often don’t have time to hunt for, train and retain new workers.

June 9, 2017

Parking changes frustrate MNBA firms

City to remove free spaces along Ottawa and Bond avenues in Monroe North, encourage use of Parkmobile app.

June 2, 2017

Survey: Michigan restaurant growth slowing

Michigan Restaurant Association, Cleveland Research find sales grew 2.6 percent statewide in 1Q 2017, down from 2016’s 3.6 percent.

June 2, 2017

Muskegon County books record tourism

Hotel occupancy rates crest 50 percent mark for first time in years.

May 26, 2017

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