Pat Evans

Pat Evans

Pat Evans is a former Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who most recently covered real estate, construction, architecture and design, retail, beverages, technology and county government.


Inside Track: Bankruptcy provides clarity

After a failing ownership opportunity, Navigate Ventures President Rob Stam rediscovers his passion for teaching.

September 1, 2017
Rob Stam went bankrupt in 2007, but without that experience, he wouldn’t be where he is today. Read More

Cable provider rolls out mobile phone service

August 28, 2017
A new mobile phone service is entering the West Michigan market. Read More

European-style restaurant for sale

August 24, 2017
A long-time Grand Rapids restaurant is for sale. Read More

Outdoor retailer moving into market

August 24, 2017
An outdoor retailer has leased a large space at a shopping center along a major retail corridor in town. Read More

Real estate association wins IBM Innovation Award

August 24, 2017
A Grand Rapids real estate organization has won a national award for innovation. Read More

Yoga studio opening location

August 23, 2017
A Grand Rapids yoga studio is opening a second location in the area. Read More

VC firm invests in email signature platform

August 22, 2017
A Grand Rapids venture capital firm has made its second investment. Read More

Car dealer acquires three dealerships

August 21, 2017
A Grand Rapids car dealer has acquired a dealership group on the state's east side. Read More

Orion hits pause on downtown residential

Company holds off on projects, shifts focus to near-neighborhood projects underway.

August 18, 2017
John Wheeler is standing pat with his residential projects for now. Read More

Remake adds residential component

Hudsonville plans three-story structure downtown on a ‘walkable corridor.’

August 18, 2017
The city of Hudsonville’s efforts to establish a true downtown have attracted private development. Read More