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

Inside Track: Judo inspires Grand Rapids lawyer in and out of court

Eric Richards went to law school by default after being unable to get a job with a history degree.

September 19, 2014
Whether he’s defending a client inside a courtroom or slamming an opponent on a judo mat, one thing about Eric Richards remains consistent. Read More

Delivering spaces that live larger

Rockford launches Urbaneer concept in west side development.

September 12, 2014
Imagine if an urban living space could work like a type of real-life Lego home made up of not just re-arrangeable furniture but re-arrangeable walls, rooms and kitchen islands. Read More

Study finds link between neglected foreclosed homes and race

September 12, 2014
Most people in Grand Rapids would probably tell you that race shouldn’t matter when it comes to banks and property management companies taking care of foreclosed homes. Read More

Mall sale fetches $68 million

September 11, 2014
Centerpointe Mall has at last been sold. Read More

Pizzeria blazes West Michigan trail

September 10, 2014
A California-based pizza chain is coming to West Michigan. Read More

Restaurateur serves downtown block parties

September 9, 2014
A bar and grill opening next month is planning to cook up weekly block parties downtown. Read More

Meijer plans to hire 4,800 employees

September 8, 2014
Meijer is planning to hire thousands of new team members across Michigan. Read More

Concrete producer wins national award

September 8, 2014
A concrete producer was recently honored by the industry in the nation’s capital. Read More

B.O.B. plans begin to take shape

Orion Real Estate Solutions will partner with The Gilmore Collection.

September 5, 2014
A serious step has been taken toward building the next major residential tower in the downtown Grand Rapids skyline. Read More

Mobile carriers in Grand Rapids ranked

September 5, 2014
Which mobile carrier is the best performer in Grand Rapids? Rootscore has an answer for you. Read More