Economic Development

Commercial real estate market shows economy is rebounding

CAR report shows first-quarter growth for office, retail and industrial segments.

May 10, 2013

DDA invests $1.1 million into a trio of downtown projects

Work on a park, some street upgrades and a popular bridge get funded.

May 10, 2013

EPIC finalists are community cornerstones

Seventeen nominees in six categories are nominated for awards.

May 10, 2013

What makes Southwest Michigan First the Best of the Best?

The whole organization makes a commitment to every employee, and every employee to the others.

May 10, 2013

Ethanol production levels off in Michigan

Plans for five more plants were scrapped.

CAA fiscal year is three months too long

Arena and convention center record major surpluses through three quarters.

May 10, 2013

County general fund has good fiscal first quarter

Revenue from hotel-motel tax continues to rise.

May 10, 2013