ARTICLES

Street Talk: Parking suggestions welcome

The soft side.

February 17, 2017
With all the hubbub surrounding parking this past week, maybe it’s time for Grand Rapids to tear a page from Seattle’s book. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Birgit Klohs of The Right Place

February 14, 2017
Birgit Klohs — president and CEO of The Right Place — is the featured guest in episode 21 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Street Talk: Retail guessing game

Ford’s blanket.

February 10, 2017
Now that Woodland Mall has its first official replacement for when Sears closes in March, speculation by consumers and real estate agents alike can continue for the seemingly endless amount of space the vacancy will leave. Read More

Q&A: Amy Kraal

February 7, 2017
Amy Kraal is an entrepreneur, problem solver and result-driven HR professional who’s passionate about helping the business community thrive. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Doug Small of Experience Grand Rapids

February 7, 2017
Doug Small — the president and CEO of Experience Grand Rapids — is the featured guest in episode 20 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Street Talk: Climate is a hot topic

Training day.

February 3, 2017
In 30 years, West Michigan could find its winter weather more akin to that of St. Louis, Columbus or Cleveland. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Mike Murray and Jeff Hainer of Colliers West Michigan

January 31, 2017
Colliers West Michigan’s Mike Murray, SVP, and Jeff Hainer, senior research analyst, are the featured guests in episode 19 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Street Talk: Stage presence

Research hub.

January 27, 2017
One of the fun things about awards ceremonies where the winners are revealed at the event is the unscripted “acceptance” speeches from the honorees. Read More

Q&A: Sheila VanZile

January 24, 2017
Sheila VanZile is a seasoned insurance professional whose entrepreneurial spirit moved her to start an independent property/casualty insurance agency from scratch 12 years ago. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Michael Lomonaco of OST

January 24, 2017
Michael Lomonaco — the director of marketing and communications at OST — is the featured guest in episode 18 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More