Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers health care, economic development, higher education, startups, human resources and lakeshore. Email Rachel at rweick at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelJean14

ARTICLES

Wheel maker drives into market with 300 jobs

September 17, 2014
A subsidiary of a Chinese wheel maker is planning to enter the state by opening a $140-million plant in the region and creating 300 jobs. Read More

Auto supplier plans up to 620 jobs

September 17, 2014
A supplier of carbon fiber parts to the auto industry is planning to bring up to 620 jobs to the area. Read More

Working Mother names food maker one of '100 Best Companies'

September 17, 2014
Working Mother’s "100 Best Companies" is highlighting a food maker in the region and two companies on the state’s east side that are implementing progressive standards to support women in the corporate arena. Read More

Hospital wins national award

September 17, 2014
A hospital in the region has been recognized by national standards organizations for a pair of its services. Read More

'Best Colleges' ranks West Michigan schools

September 16, 2014
The final grades from U.S. News & World Report are in for colleges across West Michigan. Read More

Recruiting network acquires East Coast reach

September 16, 2014
A recruiting network with a global reach is expanding its presence on the East Coast through an acquisition. Read More

City tops national list for pediatric care access

September 12, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A company that is reinventing the way consumers choose health care providers has recognized Grand Rapids as the best city in the country for pediatric patients to receive excellent medical care in an efficient and accessible manner. Read More

Grand Haven’s Piper Lakes Apartments awaits approval

The 204-unit complex is planned for the corner of 168th Avenue and Comstock Street.

September 12, 2014
A new state-of-the-art apartment complex looks to raise the bar for housing in the greater Grand Haven area, pending approval at a second hearing with township officials later this month. Read More

Aquinas students teach Clark residents how to use social media

Service project unites students with local retirement community.

September 12, 2014
Tech-savvy Aquinas College students are volunteering to help seniors learn how to communicate in real-time with family members and friends. Read More

Employers look to second round of STTF grant process for employee training

West Michigan companies used $2.9M from fund last year.

September 12, 2014
Employers across the state are preparing to compete for the second round of state funding to develop responsive training programs for employees, which ultimately will promote Michigan’s business and economic competitiveness. Read More