Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers banking and finance, city government, economic development, higher education and the lakeshore. Email Rachel at rweick at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelJean14

ARTICLES

GRCC joins national affordable textbook program

February 5, 2016
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids Community College has joined a growing list of schools that are providing free, professional-quality textbooks to students to improve access to higher educational learning. Read More

Process outlines priorities for Muskegon Lake by 2020

February 5, 2016
A lakeshore community has set its sights on improving the quality and sustainability of social, economic, residential and recreational activities for one of its greatest assets. Read More

Bliss sets ‘bold goals’ for business

New mayor identifies neighborhood and sustainability actions in first State of the City address.

February 5, 2016
The iconic 1892-built Harris Building at 111 S. Division Ave. housed another historic event last week as the first female mayor of Grand Rapids delivered the State of the City address for 2016. Read More

Investment group bumps up dollars and deals

Grand Angels positions itself for even more growth this year.

February 5, 2016
Grand Angels is taking flight. Read More

Lakeshore township lands 158 acres

February 4, 2016
A lakeshore township has picked up 158 acres of land after an acquisition and a donation. Read More

College receives $1M gift

February 4, 2016
A family estate has donated $1 million to support a local college's biology, chemistry and nursing departments. Read More

Downtown highrise apartment project breaks ground

February 3, 2016
Construction has begun on a highrise apartment complex downtown that will stand alongside an entertainment complex and beer garden. Read More

Restaurant group earns B Corp status

February 3, 2016
A local restaurant group has joined a global movement of people using “business as a force for good.” Read More

County eyes VFW building

February 1, 2016
The sale of a VFW post in the region is in the works. Read More

Financial support to education in 2015 hits $40.3B

Contributions to higher education institutions rose to unprecedented levels.

January 29, 2016
Colleges and universities throughout the nation experienced another record breaking year in 2015 in terms of fundraising efforts. Read More