Economic Development

City approves $40M project

Plaza Roosevelt development to include housing, rental units and new GRPS high school.

February 23, 2018

West Michigan receives fair housing grants

HUD awards nearly half-million through Education and Outreach Initiative, Private Enforcement Initiative grants.

February 23, 2018

Record attendance drives hotel revenue

Rise in daily room rates, entertainment options attributed to number of hotel rooms booked.

February 16, 2018

Lakeshore Advantage supports $90M in private investment

The economic development agency supported 49 business expansion projects in 2017 that resulted in more than 650 new jobs.

February 16, 2018

Mayor calls for teamwork

In third State of the City address, Bliss details progress of 2017, challenges for 2018.

February 16, 2018