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

CoLearning applies for school status

Organization’s job generation is opening eyes at the state level.

August 22, 2014
The Factory’s hands-on education format might serve as a model for future Michigan educators. Read More

Developer plans downtown bar and grill

August 22, 2014
A developer has purchased a two-story building downtown, where it plans to replace a now-closed bar and grill with a new one. Read More

ArtPrize names real estate sponsor

August 22, 2014
The world’s largest art prize has named its real estate sponsor for 2014. Read More

Home improvement retailer opens store

August 21, 2014
A company that reclaims building materials has opened a local home improvement store. Read More

Metro Cruise rolls into 28th Street

August 21, 2014
A 100-foot red carpet is getting rolled out on Friday night for vintage cars. Read More

Developer plots 200-acre community

August 20, 2014
A developer is planning to build out a community of manufactured homes for seniors in the area. Read More

Firm rolls out downtown concierge service

August 19, 2014
A real estate firm with a large downtown presence is getting into the concierge business. Read More

Society names Young Engineer of the Year

August 19, 2014
An engineer in the area has been awarded a “huge” statewide honor by his peers. Read More

Global travel company checks in for long-term stay

August 18, 2014
An Amsterdam-based travel website is extending its commitment to the West Michigan market. Read More

Inside Track: Millennial entrepreneur rides the wave of GR’s renaissance

Andrew Montpetit’s start-up, Thoughts You Can See, draws on his talent of expressing ideas visually.

August 15, 2014
Even though Andrew Montpetit loved to draw as a kid, he was always told that “the starving artist” path was too financially risky. Read More