Economic Development

State addresses dearth of IT workers

Switch’s arrival in Grand Rapids will demand even more professionals.

Parking shift begins in Arena South district

Theater development eventually will create more parking, but the short-term might be dicey.

April 22, 2016

Group pushes repeal of restaurant smoking ban

Kent County Health Department is among those in favor of leaving law in place.

A tale of two economic engines

GVSU revisits 70-year-old study that compares GR and Flint’s civic well-being.

April 15, 2016

City officials give green light to CID, NEZ requests

Expanded Madison Square CID will now include 827 parcels.

April 15, 2016