ARTICLES

Street Talk: No smoke and mirrors

Skating along.

May 27, 2016
As Sam Cummings said in the Business Journal’s page 1 story today on the real estate market, speculative office space just isn’t happening. Read More

Street Talk: Embrace the volatility

Name game.

May 20, 2016
As Dennis Johnson sees it, the volatility in the financial markets is going to be around for a while. The trick is to see that volatility coming, and resist the urge to overcorrect. Read More

Q&A: Amanda Winn

May 17, 2016
As executive director of the Children’s Healing Center, Amanda Winn said she’s not one to “wait for others to tackle the big stuff” — she “jumps out front” and strives to lead with “passion and graceful determination.” Read More

Street Talk: Zoo, museum seek cash influx

To the bone.

May 13, 2016
John Ball Zoo and the Grand Rapids Public Museum are asking Kent County voters to create a “stable and reliable funding” source for their organizations. Read More

Street Talk: The long blue thread

Center stage.

May 6, 2016
The former executive director of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council is running for political office — not because she wants to but because that’s the way the system works. Read More

Q&A: Quan Mac

May 3, 2016
Quan Mac is responsible for managing the anchor relationships of Legacy Trust’s Family Office platform and is a member of the firm’s executive management team. Read More

Street Talk: Leaders of the pack

History markers and makers.

April 29, 2016
West Michigan’s business community has been blessed with abundant — and visionary — leaders, past and present. Read More

Street Talk: Down the drain

Call to action.

April 22, 2016
Gov. Rick Snyder’s approval ratings plummeted in the wake of the Flint water crisis, and Michiganders now consider city infrastructure the state’s biggest problem, according to Michigan State University’s latest State of the State Survey. Read More

Q&A: Kimberly Loomis

April 19, 2016
Kimberly Loomis is a West Michigan native who works in marketing and is active in the community. Read More

Street Talk: Silver screen sirens

Home run.

April 15, 2016
Craig Smith is ready for golf season to start. Read More