Items Tagged with 'Great Recession'

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How does 'the new normal' in community banking affect dealmaking?: Part II

November 30, 2013
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, new banking regulations and procedures have dramatically changed the financial market, and there are few industries that have been more impacted than real estate. Read More

Management decisions are key to business resilience

November 8, 2013
The Great Recession killed off 170,000 to 200,000 small businesses between 2008 and 2010. Read More

How does 'the new normal' in community banking affect dealmaking?

September 30, 2013
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, new banking regulations and procedures have dramatically changed the financial market, and there are few industries that have been more impacted than real estate. Read More

GRBJ 30th Year: There is no quick recovery from recessions anymore

Even so, per capita income here is way up compared to 30 years ago.

September 13, 2013
As awful as the recent Great Recession was, West Michigan doesn’t look too shabby when comparing the per capita income of now to 30 years ago. Read More

From BALLE to Bucktown, 2012 saw it all

The people and events that shaped the year in West Michigan may indicate good things to come.

December 29, 2012
A year of true change or simply a year of transition? As West Michigan shook off the last dredges of the Great Recession, history might look at 2012 as a pivotal time in the region’s economic development. Has West Michigan turned the corner, or is another year of “recovery” in store? Take a look at what happened locally in the business world and then make that decision. Read More