Danielle Nelson

Danielle Nelson

Danielle Nelson is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers law, startups, agriculture, sports, marketing, PR and advertising and arts and entertainment. She is also the staff researcher who compiles the weekly lists. Email Danielle at dnelson at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @Dan_Nels

ARTICLES

GR well on its way to becoming an entrepreneurial hotspot

Start Garden among many organizations helping entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life.

June 15, 2018
Grand Rapids is making a name for itself in the entrepreneurial space. Read More

Apple tariffs bite Michigan

Trickle-down effect could leave state with an abundance of fruit.

June 15, 2018
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) Michigan might be caught in the midst of an international tariff battle. Read More

Partnership leads to self-help legal center

62-B District Court in Kentwood offers second Legal Assistance Center in Kent County.

June 15, 2018
The Legal Assistance Center partnered with a Kentwood District Court to open a self-directed Legal Assistance Center in Kentwood earlier this month. Read More

Grand Rapids Symphony receives $1.1M diversity grant

June 14, 2018
The Grand Rapids Symphony has been awarded a $1.1-million grant from a local foundation to create diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Read More

Bar association names '3-in-10' award winners

June 13, 2018
A group of attorneys in the first 10 years of their careers have been honored by the local bar association for their “outstanding” accomplishments in the legal profession. Read More

National weightlifting event pushes $739K into economy

June 12, 2018
Downtown is hosting a national weightlifting event this week. Read More

ArtPrize appoints artistic director

June 12, 2018
ArtPrize has created a new leadership position. Read More

Farm laying off 300 workers

June 8, 2018
A farm in the region is closing and eliminating 300 positions. Read More

Downtown forecast looks positive

During past two years, construction companies added 377 units between six buildings.

June 8, 2018
Construction continues to be a common sight in the city of Grand Rapids. Read More

Inside Track: A farmer with dreams

Bryan Heffron hopes to use experience running family farm to enact future policy changes.

June 8, 2018
Bryan Heffron has been farming nearly his entire life. Read More