Mike Nichols

Mike Nichols

Mike Nichols is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers real estate, construction, architecture and design, retail, nonprofits, technology and film. Email Mike at mnichols at grbj dot com. Follow him on Twitter @mike5nichols


Holland IT firm is recognized for sustained growth spurt

Worksighted lands on prestigious Inc. 5000 list for fourth year.

September 4, 2015
It’s got to be a good feeling when your business doubles in one year. Read More

Inside Track: ‘Car guy’ builds on entrepreneurial background

John Hoekstra has made a business of connecting sellers and buyers of investment-grade collectible cars.

September 4, 2015
John Hoekstra’s career is the envy of many a car fanatic. Read More

State’s design industry struggles with lack of certification

September 4, 2015
It was a grueling, three-day examination process that Autumn Fuchs wasn’t required to put herself through. Read More

WMCAT names executive director

September 4, 2015
An experienced educator is the new executive director of the West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology. Read More

Country club opens gastropub

September 3, 2015
A private country club in the region has opened its new gastropub to the public. Read More

Retailer counts down to 'Force Friday'

September 2, 2015
“The Force” will be strong with a retailer this fall. Read More

First Steps names executive director

September 2, 2015
A new voice for early childhood services in Kent County is about to be heard. Read More

Construction firm names CFO

September 1, 2015
A construction firm has a new financial leader with construction and corporate experience. Read More

Tribe breaks ground on village

September 1, 2015
A tribe is building a multi-phase residential development in the region. Read More

Goodwill moves workforce development center

August 31, 2015
Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids is moving its workforce development center to be closer to employers and serve more people. Read More