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Gardens’ tourists power area businesses

Study finds Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park draws 445,000 visitors annually from outside Kent County, adds $75 million to local economy.

May 12, 2017
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has become a destination for visitors across the U.S., and it’s showing up in the local economy. Read More

GVSU creates $730M regional economic impact

Figure includes expenditures made by university, faculty, staff and students.

May 16, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) In addition to educating students, Grand Valley State University has a significant impact on the region in other ways. Read More

Land bank’s impact more than original estimate

Local agency posts impressive economic gains in first year.

February 8, 2013
The year’s final tally showed the Kent County Land Bank Authority’s local economic impact was much higher in 2012 than the initial estimate it made three months ago. Read More