Economic Development

BLM: Michigan outperforming U.S. economy

A survey of the largest state employers shows they are increasingly optimistic.

April 25, 2014

West Michigan’s attraction: Here’s where the money is

An expert says that’s why a St. Louis brokerage firm is setting up shop here.

April 25, 2014

JPG Resources partners with Arizona firm

The Battle Creek firm supports new product development in the food and beverage industry.

April 25, 2014

Kent County commission to consider agribusiness study

Recurring concerns about farmland preservation led to the proposal.

April 18, 2014

City approves finance pact with DGRI

The Grand Rapids comptroller objected on legal reasons but was overruled.

April 18, 2014

Distillery sets sights on west side

Long Road Distillers is expected to open to the public in the fall.

April 11, 2014