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


Sporting goods retailer targets market

May 28, 2015
A sporting goods retailer specializing in hunting and fishing gear has its sights set on the West Michigan market. Read More

Developer plans $25M apartment complex off East Beltline

May 27, 2015
A developer is planning to build a roughly $25-million apartment complex in the heart of a major shopping corridor. Read More

'Exported From Michigan' wins audience at Beverly Hills Film Festival

May 27, 2015
A documentary about Michigan’s economic comeback is a hit in Beverly Hills. Read More

Barbecue restaurant opens downtown

May 26, 2015
There may be no better time to open a new barbecue restaurant than Memorial Day weekend. Read More

Foundation produces Grand Rapids Kidney Walk

May 26, 2015
The home of the West Michigan Whitecaps will soon become a battleground in the fight against kidney disease. Read More

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