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

$5.5M project looks to transform Arena District building

August 27, 2014
A building located in downtown Grand Rapids’ Arena District is about to undergo a major transformation that will make it a class-A space. Read More

Local attorney heads Defense Research Institute

August 27, 2014
A Grand Rapids attorney has been elected central regional director of the Defense Research Institute. Read More

Hostel to open in Grand Rapids next year

August 26, 2014
A 150-year-old Victorian home located in the Creston neighborhood on Grand Rapids’ northeast side will become the city’s first hostel come 2015. Read More

Die Cad takes advantage of 'woman-owned' designation

Owner has worked her way to the top over 17 years.

August 22, 2014
Die Cad Group has been around since 1995, but the company changed hands in 2013 and is now a certified woman-owned company, a factor that will likely help it attract new markets. Read More

Legal association launches chapter

August 18, 2014
A national legal association of mediators and arbitrators has launched a Michigan chapter with several charter members from the region. Read More

Uber ridesharing service off to great start in GR

There is a slight concern about having enough drivers to meet the demand.

August 15, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Uber, the mobile-app-based personal driving service that rolled out in Grand Rapids three weeks ago, is off to a great start in the city. Read More

Company culture viewed as integral to success of small businesses

But survey finds only one-third of respondents are satisfied with their own cultures.

August 15, 2014
Eighty-nine percent of entrepreneurs consider culture to be an important or very important contributor to the success of their business, according to a survey of 515 small businesses released by Turnstone, a Steelcase brand. Read More

Collaborative divorce offers less adversarial approach to calling it quits

The ‘team’ consists of attorneys, psychologists, coaches and financial professionals.

August 15, 2014
Divorce is the worst. Read More

Businesswoman earns honor for nonprofit support

August 15, 2014
A Grand Rapids business owner is being recognized for the support services she provides to nonprofits that are using the Salesforce cloud computing and customer relations platform to manage their data. Read More

Businessman receives seven-year prison sentence for fraud

August 14, 2014
A businessman who defrauded his victims of $1.4 million has landed himself in prison for the next seven years. Read More