Economic Development

Businesses and workforce planning learn to be flexible

Training people for the right jobs is crucial to the economic recovery.

May 9, 2014

USI acquires 40 Wells Fargo insurance offices

Grand Rapids was attractive to buyer looking for a Michigan presence.

May 9, 2014

Regional center markets state as a place to live and invest

EB-5 visas draw those willing to invest $500K to $1M in Michigan in return for citizenship.

May 9, 2014

Silver Line looks to boost economic development, local real estate

Officials point to success of such projects in other cities and expect the same to happen here.

May 2, 2014

Campaign hopes to bring more Michigan food to the table

West Michigan is poised to lead the state in local food purchasing.

May 2, 2014

Skytron is World Trader of the Year

The surgical room equipment firm joins the ranks of much larger Michigan companies.

May 2, 2014