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West Michigan economy enjoys unexpected surge

April 10, 2015
The growth rate improves! That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to data collected in the last two weeks of March. Read More

Notes of caution seeping into the economic forecast

March 13, 2015
The West Michigan economy continues on a path of modest growth, although there is a hint of caution in the air. Read More

West Michigan’s economy continues modest growth trend

February 6, 2015
Modest growth continues. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to data collected in the last two weeks of January. Read More

Automotive continues to drive West Michigan economy

January 9, 2015
Seasonally slower, but still growing modestly. Read More

Median household income is best in six years

December 12, 2014
Economic growth in West Michigan eased to a slower pace in November, according to data collected during the last two weeks of the month. Read More

Industrial inflation continues to improve for West Michigan

November 21, 2014
The strength of September has continued into October. Read More

Local economy is on faster track than national numbers

October 17, 2014
September is always a back-to-work month, and this year is no exception. Read More

Economy keeps trending in a positive direction

September 12, 2014
The August rate of economic growth remained positive but came in a little slower. Read More

Slow growth is better than no growth for West Michigan

August 15, 2014
Much as it has been for the past five years, slow growth continues to be the trend in the West Michigan economy. Read More

Optimism fades as slow economic growth continues

July 18, 2014
Slow growth continues. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to the data collected during the last two weeks of June. Read More