ARTICLES

Q&A: Julie Grevengoed

June 28, 2016
Julie Grevengoed left a national residential real estate franchise to open a local brokerage. Read More

Street Talk: Talking tech

Soccer friendly.

June 24, 2016
What to make of Grand Rapids’ infrastructure, technology and entrepreneurship? Read More

Street Talk: Defining downtown

State of the arts.

June 17, 2016
As Meijer Inc. and Rockford Construction announced plans to bring a small Meijer grocery store concept to the West Side of Grand Rapids, a discussion erupted online. Read More

Q&A: Amelea Pegman

June 14, 2016
With a background in social work, coffee making and community building, Amelea Pegman’s work has always circled around creating opportunities for people to connect with one another in new and meaningful ways. Read More

Street Talk: Pride’s progress

Hack attack.

June 10, 2016
The Grand Rapids Pride Center will show the city the meaning of LGBTQ pride this week. Read More

Street Talk: GVSU to the rescue

Road warriors.

June 3, 2016
It’s OK to be a little scared. Read More

Q&A: Linsey Gleason

May 31, 2016
A born-and-raised west sider, Linsey Gleason moved to Grand Rapids and joined Varnum in 2008, concentrating on all things estate planning and becoming a partner in 2015. Read More

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