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

Retailer acquires specialty pharmacy

May 21, 2015
A retailer has acquired a Pittsburgh-based specialty pharmacy and health services company with several locations. Read More

South Bend firm acquires 20 parcels

May 15, 2015
A 20-asset real estate portfolio in the Grand Rapids area, which includes four retail shopping centers and covers a total of about 270,000 square feet of land, now has a new owner. Read More

STEM teaching program enriching Grand Rapids youngsters

Sylvan Learning Center unveils classes heavy on science, technology, engineering and math.

May 15, 2015
Legos are a classic toy brand, the focus of a popular children’s movie — and now they also are the creative building blocks being used to teach Grand Rapids youth about robotics technology. Read More

Software maker calls for beta testers of sales estimating app

May 15, 2015
The power to create job estimates in the field is literally in the palm of a sales rep’s hand. Read More

Upscale Latin restaurant moves into downtown

May 14, 2015
The smells of Latin foods will soon be filling the air of a downtown space fondly remembered for its hot dogs. Read More

Developer produces Community Conversations

May 14, 2015
There are some things that Grand Rapids needs to talk about. Read More

Frozen yogurt franchisee buys franchise

May 13, 2015
An international chain of frozen yogurt shops has been bought by a franchisee with a pair of locations in the region. Read More

Georgia-Pacific closes plant

May 12, 2015
Georgia-Pacific is closing a plant in the region and laying off 57 workers. Read More

Creative industry names Eclipse award winners

May 11, 2015
Downtown recently hosted the region’s equivalent to the Academy Awards. Read More

Real estate enjoys surge in 1st quarter

NAI Wisinski report indicates strength in industrial, office and retail.

May 8, 2015
West Michigan’s commercial real estate market is improving on all fronts. Read More