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


Construction firm begins $14M project for school district

April 1, 2015
A construction firm is about to get to work on a $14-million project to renovate and technologically upgrade a school district in the region. Read More

Roofing company names branch manager

April 1, 2015
A roofing company was looking for a branch manager for its new office. Read More

Ophthalmology practice builds office

March 31, 2015
An ophthalmology practice with a presence across the region has built a new main office. Read More

Hotel sees $2.5M renovation and re-branding

March 31, 2015
A hotel on 28th Street has been re-branded by an international luxury hotel chain as part of a $2.5-million renovation. Read More

Film production firm expands into Los Angeles market

March 30, 2015
A film production firm has made it to Hollywood. Read More

Technology erases some mobility barriers

Sable Homes’ process benefits those with physical impairments.

March 27, 2015
The secret to creating hundreds of easily accessible homes for those with mobility impairments was right under John Bitely’s nose all along. Read More

Sign store ranks among tops in chain

March 27, 2015
A sign store is one of the top-selling franchisees in its chain. Read More

Software maker names director of sales engineering

March 27, 2015
An IT exec with more than 19 years of experience is the new director of sales engineering for a maker of server security software. Read More

Packaging supplier enlists firms for $50M plant in Idaho

March 26, 2015
A packaging supplier, construction company and architecture firm from the region are working together to build a $50-million plant in Idaho. Read More

Firm buys 'well-run' downtown apartment building for $9.3M

March 24, 2015
A downtown apartment building with ground-floor retail and office space is under new ownership. Read More