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

New owners plan hotel, apartments for downtown landmark

April 16, 2014
The new owners of a six-story building in downtown Grand Rapids are planning to convert the landmark into a hotel and apartments. Read More

Drug development company partners with center at MIT and Harvard

April 16, 2014
A local drug development company is now partners with a center for psychiatric research at MIT and Harvard. Read More

Denim store fits into downtown

April 15, 2014
A homegrown denim retailer is moving into downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Custer names CFO

April 14, 2014
Custer Workplace Interiors has added a former Steelcase product manager to its roster. Read More

Father, son team up for X Ventures

Bill Bowling joins real estate firm’s consulting division.

April 11, 2014
Chip Bowling, the president of X Ventures, has acquired a valuable new asset for his young, Grand Rapids-based real estate firm: his dad. Read More

Elzinga & Volkers celebrates its safety streak

Construction firm has more than 2,500 days without an incident.

April 11, 2014
Twenty-five hundred days and counting — that’s how long it’s been since Elzinga & Volkers had a day of lost time due to an injury. Read More

Third Coast Development names partner

April 11, 2014
Third Coast Development has found a new partner. Read More

Dialysis company builds out clinic

April 10, 2014
A dialysis company with German roots is building a 9,300-square-foot clinic with a local contractor. Read More

Meijer partners with vision-center chain

April 9, 2014
Meijer has decided to become exclusive with a national eye care retailer — as part of its strategy to be a one-stop shop for health care services. Read More

Outdoor-lifestyle retailer remodels space

April 8, 2014
A national outdoor-lifestyle retailer has remodeled one of its stores in the region. Read More