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

Education 'hub' pays $7.5M for Steelcase Pyramid

November 26, 2014
A group is planning to transform the landmark Steelcase Pyramid building and surrounding 181 acres into a campus-size “hub” of education. Read More

Private therapy clinic triples presence

November 26, 2014
A pediatric clinic specializing in private speech and occupational therapy is moving across town into a space that will triple its size and make room for up to 10 more therapists. Read More

ReThink West Michigan targets ex-residents

November 24, 2014
On Thanksgiving eve, professionals who used to live in the region can connect with recruiters ready to fill jobs. Read More

Start Garden invests $20K more in social polling app

November 24, 2014
A photo-based social polling app for indecisive people has secured more funding from Start Garden. Read More

Metro Health changes prompt concerns

November 21, 2014
A member of the Michigan Certificate of Need Commission has expressed his concerns as a member of the community regarding the potential merger of Metro Health and the Tennessee-based Community Health System. Read More

Kellogg survey reveals optimism in Latino community

November 21, 2014
A national poll conducted by Latino Decisions for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation revealed that, despite concerns of increasing discrimination and inequities for Latinos and their families in the United States, there is a prevailing sense of optimism about the future. Read More

Nothing normal about Black Friday chaos

WMU prof says craziness is actually part of the allure.

November 21, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Robert Harrison is actually something of an expert on the single most chaotic shopping day of the year. Read More

$15M seed fund triples presence downtown

November 21, 2014
A seed fund that regularly invests in startup “experiments” is building out a new home in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Lakeshore chamber names Small Business Person of the Year

November 20, 2014
The chairman of an electronics maker that's lighting up with business is the Small Business Person of the Year at the lakeshore. Read More

Startup groups homebuyers by neighborhood

November 20, 2014
A startup is developing a web platform to help homebuyers “create momentum” in neighborhoods by coordinating their purchases together. Read More