Economic Development

Driverless cars are closer than you may think

Grand Rapids is among a small percentage of U.S. cities considering the ramifications.

February 12, 2016

City turns to data analytics for parking

Tech firm Smarking will help analyze patterns and make long-term decisions.

February 12, 2016

Cleaning companies ride the office expansion boom

Firms like Professional Maintenance of Michigan are enjoying record years.

February 12, 2016

DDA contributes to $2M St. Cecilia Music Center project

Funds will be put toward barrier-free entrance and elevator lift.

February 12, 2016

DDA approves 15 initial performance metrics

DGRI narrowed down a list of 61 suggestions on how it should be graded.

February 12, 2016

Mobility tops list of BLM’s priorities

Report identifies state’s automotive legacy as a building block for prosperity.

February 12, 2016

Bliss sets ‘bold goals’ for business

New mayor identifies neighborhood and sustainability actions in first State of the City address.

February 5, 2016