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

ARTICLES

Downtown Grand Rapids is booming

Report indicates robust growth across almost all sectors.

December 19, 2014
It’s official. Downtown Grand Rapids is almost full. Read More

Developer plans up to six retailers on Wealthy Street

December 19, 2014
One of the minds behind the Wealthy Street and Hall Street bakeries is planning a $2-million project on Wealthy Street with up to seven retail spaces and a pair of apartments. Read More

Furniture dealer develops showroom downtown

December 18, 2014
An office furniture dealer is developing a new multi-purpose space that will allow it to be part of “the downtown Grand Rapids creative community.” Read More

Wristband maker grows into two-for-one giving campaign

December 16, 2014
In November of 2010, brothers Jason, Brandon and Jordan Kuiper sat around their parents’ kitchen table in Hudsonville, creating a new wristband. Read More

Gym re-opens after 'nightmarish' fire

December 15, 2014
In the early morning hours of April 11, Michael Livingston and Shane Davis stood outside in the cold watching their business and their dreams go up in flames. Read More

BitCamp develops female coders

December 15, 2014
SoftwareGR is helping girls get a jump-start in the predominantly male software industry. Read More

Meat supplier feeds thousands of families

December 15, 2014
A group of food brands are partnering to spread the holiday spirit by distributing enough meat to serve more than 31,000 families. Read More

'Tis the season for … gift cards?

The average American will spend $163 on impersonal plastic presents.

December 12, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Do gift cards suck? Read More

Café opens in Heritage Hill neighborhood

December 11, 2014
There’s a new place to get coffee in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Architecture firm moves and launches interior design division

December 11, 2014
An architecture firm is preparing to move into an urban live-work building after it recently launched an interior design division. Read More