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AppraisalSave began in September 2013 with financial help from Start Garden.
An Internet-based home appraisal business launched a little over a year ago in Grand Rapids has expanded into 23 states over the past six months. Read More
It will spend more than $2B to reduce air pollution.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Consumers Energy reached a major settlement in federal court in September with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice that will require the utility to spend more than $2 billion upgrading equipment to reduce air pollution at its coal-fired plants. Read More
In 2013, the dairy group shipped 8 million pounds of butter to the Middle East.
Two of the many agricultural cooperatives in Michigan have been put on the USDA’s list of the Top 100 co-ops in the nation based on their volume of business. Read More
Temporary information center will solicit opinions on how region should grow.
Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. has opened its temporary GR Forward Open House center in downtown Grand Rapids, where the public can learn about plans for the future of downtown as well as the Grand River corridor and GR Public Schools Museum School and Innovation Central High. Read More
First Ward City Commissioner Walt Gutowski Jr., who owns a business on Bridge Street NW in Grand Rapids, was asked what he thought of the city’s explosion of bike-only lanes, which tend to eliminate some curbside parking. Read More
Grand Rapids is going all out to increase use of bicycles in place of cars.
The word is out from Grand Rapids City Hall to all motorists: As of Nov. 1, don’t even think of parking in any of the new bicycle-only lanes on the streets. Read More
Bethany Weaver, the young CEO of Legal Copy Services, tries not to draw attention to her age.
October 10, 2014
Bethany Weaver, CEO of Legal Copy Services, is a little self-conscious about her age and would rather not make an issue of it. Read More
Retiring baby boomers are fueling M&A activity.
October 10, 2014
Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors has merged two small Greenville accounting firms to create a new larger office in Greenville — a sign of the times that a Hungerford Nichols principal says may ultimately involve many types of small businesses in America. Read More