Economic Development

Kent panel appoints airport authority

Transition should be seamless, since it’s the same leadership group.

September 25, 2015

Foreign students with startups face obstacles

SBAM encourages entrepreneurs to start businesses in Michigan.

September 25, 2015

Young entrepreneurs staying in Michigan

Grand Rapids is a place where good ideas can really make a difference.

Expert scrutinizes Chinese investment in U.S.

World Affairs Council speaker is participating in national ‘town hall’ meeting.

September 25, 2015

Michigan aims to capture Chinese tourist market

State will play on the strong business connections between the two regions.

September 25, 2015

Downtown Market thriving, despite bumps

The venue just turned two and is working out the kinks, but there is reason for optimism.

September 19, 2015

Inside Track: Supinski finds people component essential

The career of Emerge West Michigan’s director has evolved in an entrepreneurial fashion.

September 18, 2015

Tulip Time’s take hits $12.9 million

Organizers of Dutch festival say the 2015 event drew 180,000 people to Holland.

September 18, 2015

Hotels are on pace to break records

Occupancy rates are 12.7 percent ahead of last year following a stellar summer.

September 18, 2015