Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers manufacturing, restaurants, food and agriculture, travel and tourism, transportation, nonprofits, energy and sustainability. Email Charlsie at cdewey at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @CharlsieMDewey

ARTICLES

Private equity firm invests in industrial bakery

April 24, 2017
A local private equity firm has invested in an Indiana industrial bakery — marking the first out-of-state investment by its Michigan Prosperity Fund. Read More

Food service merger creates $100M company

April 24, 2017
A pair of Michigan-based food service companies have announced a merger that brings their combined revenues to $100 million. Read More

City partners with Founders Brewing on biodigester

Three tanks, which will cost between $30 million and $40 million total, are expected to be operational by the end of 2018.

April 21, 2017
The city of Grand Rapids and Founders Brewing Co. announced a new public-private partnership that will result in three new biodigesters that will generate energy for the city. Read More

Inside Track: An environmentalist at heart

Beginning with collecting thrown-out pop cans at an early age, Bill Wood never envisioned a career in environmentalism.

April 21, 2017
Bill Wood started picking up pop cans from the side of the road when he was only 4 or 5 years old in hopes of “becoming rich” from the deposit refund. Read More

Steakhouse settling into space

April 21, 2017
There’s a new steakhouse in the region. Read More

Nonprofit launches $4M fundraising campaign

April 21, 2017
A nonprofit in the region focused on helping female survivors of domestic and sexual violence has launched a $4-million fundraising campaign. Read More

Whirlpool appoints board of directors

April 21, 2017
Whirlpool announced its board of directors for the next year following its annual stockholders meeting. Read More

The Rapid planning e-fare system

April 21, 2017
The Rapid has announced plans to implement a new e-fare system. Read More

Hotelier planning three hotels

April 20, 2017
A Michigan hotelier is planning to add three new hotels in the area. Read More

Amway opens $2.5M business center on West Coast

April 20, 2017
Amway has opened a new $2.5-million business center on the West Coast to serve its independent business owners. Read More