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


Inside Track: Owens has a passion for nurturing the community

The leader of Lakeshore Advantage finds the position suits her thirst for knowledge and professional growth.

October 9, 2015
The president of Lakeshore Advantage brings a wealth of experience as an economic developer to supporting businesses in the region. Read More

GRPS seeks support for $175M bond proposal

The school district is pursuing a bond proposal to invest in its future growth.

October 9, 2015
Grand Rapids Public Schools is encouraging community members to vote during election day Nov. 3 in support of its roughly $175 million bond proposal to “Secure, Connect and Transform” the district by investing in security, technology and facilities improvements. Read More

Parking panel approves pilot program for Ionia Avenue

Free spaces will be eliminated and a mobile app will be put into place.

October 9, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A heavily congested parking stretch along Ionia Avenue will be “in the zone” by the end of this year. Read More

Restructuring process takes its toll

Calvin College reviews viability of six humanities programs.

October 9, 2015
Calvin College is considering the elimination of several academic programs as part of its restructuring process. Read More

Ford Museum ceremony marks renovation, expansion work

Facility will reopen to the public next summer with a new learning center.

October 9, 2015
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum held an event recently that signified a pivotal moment in its renovation and construction project, as several years of planning become a reality. Read More

Chambers name lakeshore ATHENA winners

October 9, 2015
More than 20 women have been recognized for their efforts along the lakeshore. Read More

Cleaning distributor expands into Cleveland

October 7, 2015
A distributor of cleaning products has expanded its Midwest footprint by entering the Cleveland market. Read More

Health system plans to move up to 500 workers downtown

October 6, 2015
A health system is planning to move up to 500 employees into downtown to consolidate part of its local workforce. Read More

Power systems maker wins state funds

October 6, 2015
A maker of power systems has been awarded state funds to help commercialize its products. Read More

Mercy restarts $271M medical center project in Muskegon

Trinity Health approves plans for 267-bed facility on existing campus.

October 2, 2015
With the support from its parent company, Mercy Health Muskegon is looking to move forward with its extensive medical center project after announcing a delay in the plans last year. Read More