Pat Evans

Pat Evans

Pat Evans is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers real estate, construction, architecture and design, retail, beverages, food service and agriculture, sports business and county government. Email Pat at pevans at grbj dot com. Follow him on Twitter @patevans

ARTICLES

Residential real estate firm builds $1.5M HQ

May 5, 2016
A local residential real estate firm is building a new $1.5-million headquarters. Read More

Construction supplier sells business

May 5, 2016
A construction supplier with a pair of West Michigan locations has been acquired. Read More

LPGA tournament opens retail ticket sales

May 5, 2016
Tickets for a major golf tournament in the area are now on sale. Read More

Long-time restaurant closes

May 3, 2016
A restaurant that’s been serving southeast Grand Rapids for more than 45 years is closing its doors. Read More

Engineering firm names principals

May 2, 2016
A local engineering, architecture, environmental and construction management firm has named two new principals. Read More

Grand Rapids FC partners with Whitecaps

May 2, 2016
After hosting dozens of football games, Fifth Third Ballpark is now set to host a minor league futbol match. Read More

Brewery targets Texas distribution

May 2, 2016
A brewery in the region is planning to distribute its beers to Texas. Read More

Restaurant industry orders help

City’s growing culinary scene makes it difficult to find quality workers.

April 29, 2016
In the first week after the opening of Vander Mill’s Grand Rapids restaurant, Justin Large fired two cooks and saw two more quit. Read More

Hudsonville prepares for $5M worth of downtown renovations

Farmers market, community center at heart of creating walkable spaces.

April 29, 2016
As urban blight continues to impact small towns across Michigan, Hudsonville is poised to revitalize its downtown. Read More

Loeks says movie theater is good for downtown

Celebration! Cinema CEO says making money is not the project’s only objective.

April 29, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) After nearly four years, J.D. Loeks is happy with where his Studio C! downtown movie theater stands. Read More