Items Tagged with 'The Right Place Inc.'
Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of The Right Place Inc. recently received the International Economic Development Council’s Jeffrey A. Finkle Organizational Leadership Award for leading the economic development organization with integrity, tenacity and a philanthropic spirit that has resulted in significant long-term economic growth. Read More
For the organization’s CEO, the first is still the best.
The Right Place Inc. broke the ice when it attracted its first international investment to the area in 1990; now it’s celebrating 30 years of building a network of business relationships in West Michigan. Read More
Regional group touts key industrial locations, including Wyoming’s former GM site.
Kent County commissioners got an update from The Right Place Inc. on the just-launched Greenlightwm.com to market some vacant high-profile municipal and county-owned properties in Kent and Muskegon counties for business development. Read More
Business Leaders for Michigan also opposes the road funding proposal.
Economic developers and Business Leaders for Michigan are sounding the alarm in response to legislation that passed the Michigan House that will divert almost half of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. budget next year to restore Michigan’s dilapidated roads. Read More
During the recent MichBio event in Detroit, Eric Icard hunkered down in a corner to find a quiet spot to talk, but also to utter the West Michigan Medical Device Consortium’s major goal. Read More
The planned closing of Benteler Automotive’s Hall Street plant in Grand Rapids has The Right Place Inc. springing into action. Read More
Although the European manufacturer that was interested in buying the former Sparta Foundry site has decided to go in another direction, the four-acre parcel at 252 Gardner St. may have a new owner soon: a Canadian redevelopment firm. Read More