Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

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

ARTICLES

Land Division Act could lead to lawsuits

Whether stacking division and re-division rights is legal is up for interpretation.

January 30, 2015
Vagueness in the 1997 Land Division Act might soon lead to court battles if the Michigan legislature doesn’t step in with a bill clarifying the law’s intent. Read More

New law could extend use of parenting coordinators

They are used by courts in contentious divorce or break-up situations.

January 30, 2015
A newly passed amendment to the Child Custody Act likely will expand the use of parenting coordinators to courts that previously have not used them. Read More

GrandPR offers students real-world experience

GVSU program is one of only a few with national accreditation.

January 30, 2015
Advertising and public relations students at Grand Valley State University aren’t waiting until graduation to gain real-world experience in their future career field. Read More

Corridor draws city planners’ attention

Medical Mile’s growing pains are at center of proposal.

January 30, 2015
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) The Michigan Street Corridor has seen $1 billion worth of development in the past decade, and if projections are correct, the area — also known as the Medical Mile — will see millions of dollars more in development over the course of the next decade. Read More

Hotels book record-breaking year

January 30, 2015
Hotels in Kent County reported record-breaking sales in 2014, signaling another year of growth in tourism. Read More

Grand Rapids names director of parks and recreation

January 30, 2015
The Grand Rapids City Commission has welcomed the city’s new director of the Parks & Recreation Department. Read More

Ford airport unveils $12.3M makeover

January 29, 2015
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is celebrating the completion of $12.3 million in renovations and updates to its concourses. Read More

Law firm sees practice growth ahead

January 28, 2015
A law firm is seeing growing demand in a handful of its practice areas, which it expects will lead to increased hiring this year. Read More

Inforum kicks off 10th year in region

January 28, 2015
Inforum, a statewide women’s networking nonprofit, is kicking off its 10th year in the region with an event on Wednesday night featuring an Amway VP. Read More

RV maker plans three facilities, 396 jobs

January 27, 2015
An Indiana-based subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway that makes recreational vehicles plans to construct three facilities in the region and create 396 jobs to support its three new product lines. Read More