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

LG Electronics USA lights up Davenport campuses

Collaborative effort enhances university’s long-term sustainability goals.

July 31, 2015
A Grand Rapids-based university is receiving an illuminating makeover through a partnership with a West Michigan-based energy savings company and the North American subsidiary of an international electronics and lighting manufacturer. Read More

OST launches division to recruit IT professionals

Company will now share its ability to identify ‘excellent talent’ with clients.

July 31, 2015
Based on the growing difficulty of finding the right talent for IT positions and client feedback, Grand Rapids-based Open Systems Technologies is launching a formal recruiting division. Read More

Workforce agency rebrands as West Michigan Works!

The new regionally aligned organization will cover seven counties.

July 31, 2015
Seven West Michigan counties are collaborating to form a regional organization to provide unified services for employers and job seekers. Read More

Inside Track: Coaching the basics on and off the court

Jim McGannon’s youth sports organization focuses on the kids and learning athletic skills, rather than on competition.

July 31, 2015
Coach Jim McGannon takes a different approach with youth sports. Read More

Excess capital supply, rising interest rates are top trends

West Michigan viewed as a viable secondary market for real estate investment.

July 31, 2015
While a recent report highlights key issues impacting the national and international real estate market, several trends hit home for West Michigan. Read More

County confirms first case of West Nile

July 31, 2015
The summer’s first case of West Nile virus has shown up in West Michigan. Read More

Catholic Charities names VP of HR

July 30, 2015
A human resources professional with experience in the manufacturing sector is assuming a leadership role with an agency providing social services throughout West Michigan. Read More

Party hits the streets this weekend

July 30, 2015
The second annual event celebrating local businesses, talent and community is setting up shop this weekend along the lakeshore. Read More

Civic partners market 35 key properties

July 30, 2015
A regional partnership has launched a targeted marketing campaign aimed at key developers for strategic sites in Kent and Muskegon counties. Read More

80-store outlet mall ready to go

July 29, 2015
An outlet shopping destination is opening the doors to nearly 80 stores this weekend in Byron Center. Read More