Jesse O'Brien

Jesse O'Brien

Jesse O'Brien is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers startups, economic development, banking and finance, health care, sports business and city government. Email Jesse at jesseo at grbj dot com. Follow him on Twitter @jesseobrien

ARTICLES

Insurance agency moving to West Side

May 23, 2017
A local insurance agency is moving into a 15,000-square-foot building on the West Side. Read More

Chamber completes building renovation

May 23, 2017
A chamber of commerce in the region has renovated its building. Read More

Commission spends $1M on public housing complex

May 23, 2017
A housing commission in the region has made $1-million worth of improvements to a public housing complex in the past two years. Read More

Health system and retailer partner on mobile mammography unit

May 22, 2017
A local health system and retailer have partnered to offer breast cancer screenings at convenient locations throughout West Michigan. Read More

‘Perfect storm’ helps nonprofit buy race

MyTeam Triumph purchases Tri del Sol triathlon, where organization got its start.

May 19, 2017
MyTeam Triumph has returned to its roots. Read More

What does future hold for parking?

Mobile GR wants $8.57 million for parking capital projects, including construction of new surface lot near Downtown Market.

May 19, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Rapids City Commission recently got a preview into what parking and mobility in the city will look like in the coming years. Read More

Downtown hosting food truck festival

May 19, 2017
Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. is hosting a food truck rally this weekend. Read More

Health care provider opening 'clinical hub'

May 19, 2017
A senior care provider is opening a new “clinical hub” for part of the region. Read More

Partners launch web design firm

May 18, 2017
A local design studio has spun off a second startup offering specialized website design. Read More

Kirk Gibson keynoting Parkinson's event downtown

May 18, 2017
A member of the last Detroit Tigers team to win a World Series and team broadcaster will speak in Grand Rapids next week. Read More