Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers law, health care, manufacturing, travel and tourism, marketing, PR and advertising, sustainability and arts and entertainment. Email Charlsie at cdewey at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @CharlsieMDewey


Grand Rapids seeks public input on parks master plan

May 4, 2016
Residents of Grand Rapids are being asked to participate in the planning process for the city’s next parks master plan. Read More

Law firm takes case to US Supreme Court

May 4, 2016
A locally based law firm is hoping to be cheering at the end of the year after the U.S. Supreme Court hears a copyright case related to cheerleading uniforms. Read More

Senior living community plans $9M expansion

May 4, 2016
A local senior living community is planning a $9.9-million expansion project. Read More

UK competitor acquires logistics company

May 4, 2016
A UK competitor has acquired a logistics company in the region as part of its strategy to become the largest logistics platform in North America. Read More

VARI scientist elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 4, 2016
A scientist from the Van Andel Research Institute has been elected to be a member of the National Academy of Sciences to help advise on national policy. Read More

City ranks as No. 1 'small-town weekend escape' in US

May 3, 2016
A city in the region has won the top spot in a ranking of the best small towns in the country for a weekend getaway. Read More

Hotel group manages co-working space

May 3, 2016
A downtown hotel group has added a co-working space to its management portfolio. Read More

Bar association presents Law Day awards

May 3, 2016
The Grand Rapids Bar Association, in partnership with Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, held its annual Law Day luncheon this week and recognized a handful of individuals for their contributions to the legal profession. Read More

Medical device supplier makes acquisition

May 2, 2016
A maker of medical devices and equipment in the region is expanding its presence in a global health care market with its latest acquisition. Read More

Inside Track: Entrepreneur’s ideas bloom after grounding flight school

Ryan Mast digs into the flower planter industry with acquisitions, new products and retail locations.

April 29, 2016
When he started college, Ryan Mast intended to become an airline pilot, but instead he took off as an entrepreneur. Read More