ARTICLES

Street Talk: You want to keep them? Pay them

Checking the list.

December 19, 2014
The Business Journal this week is filled with forecasts, featuring comments from The Right Place, Upjohn Institute, Answers Corp., Colliers International and more. Read More

Street Talk: Spreading the faith from all perspectives

Light show.

December 12, 2014
“I happen to be a Christian myself, but I appreciate the various perspectives,” said David Bulkowski, who represents the city of Grand Rapids as a member of the Kent County Board of Commissioners. Read More

Street Talk: Let’s play the odds on winter

Home run.

December 5, 2014
“If you play the odds,” said Jerry Byrne, “we’ve had over 40 percent of the average snowfall for a winter in GR already. Read More

Street Talk: MLive or dead, it’s still a shame

Gift giving.

November 28, 2014
Our condolences go out to the hard-working journalists at MLive Media Group who will count 2014 as their last year with the digital content company. Read More

Street Talk: When a sale is not just a sale, the bands play on

Between the Irish and the Addys.

November 21, 2014
The Grand Rapids Business Journal last March broke the news that Fenian’s Irish Pub in Conklin was for sale. Read More

Street Talk: Everybody's girding up for new winter woes

Shot in the dark.

November 14, 2014
The worst winter in 40 years seems like it just ended, but already this year’s blast is making its presence felt. Read More

Street Talk: Carrying a torch for trust and ethics

Potty training.

November 7, 2014
Honesty will still get you somewhere in West Michigan. Read More

Street Talk: 13 might be a lucky number

Across the board.

October 31, 2014
In its annual report on the state business tax climate across the U.S., the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C., has declared that Michigan has the 13th best tax climate and recognized Gov. Rick Snyder as one of the leading advocates for a “smarter tax policy.” Read More

Street Talk: Gas tax survey reveals public’s misconceptions

The Source.

October 24, 2014
A recent survey regarding the ongoing road funding issue showcased the public’s support for increased investment — and clearly demonstrated the vast misconceptions surrounding Michigan gas taxes. Read More

Street Talk: The parable of Noah as a 21st century contractor

Ford after 40.

October 17, 2014
Where several contractors are gathered, jokes are sure to follow. Read More