Economic Development

Roosevelt Park receives significant investment

City with less than 4,000 residents seeing more than $5 million in development.

March 9, 2018

Amazon bid reveals area’s weaknesses

Economic development agency’s 108-page proposal included three possible sites for Amazon HQ, with the greatest package worth $2.6B.

March 9, 2018

Gov. Snyder talks talent development

In a speech to the Grand Rapids Rotary Club chapter, Snyder revisits his new ‘Marshall Plan’ for talent.

March 9, 2018

City doles out brownfield loans

Five projects, representing $93M in private investment, will share $1.76M.

March 9, 2018

BLM reveals economic action plan

Goal of campaign is for Michigan to be a ‘top 10 state’ by improving K-12 education, job-training systems, college affordability.

March 9, 2018

Michigan looks to manage milk supply

Construction of $57M dairy plant in Greenville expected to ease overflow.

March 9, 2018

NAFTA loss threatens economy

NAFTA is responsible for $6 billion toward the West Michigan economy.

March 2, 2018