Items Tagged with 'The Right Place Inc.'


Right Place: 30 years of networking

For the organization’s CEO, the first is still the best.

October 2, 2015
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

Partnership gives green light to marketing select properties

Regional group touts key industrial locations, including Wyoming’s former GM site.

August 28, 2015
Kent County commissioners got an update from The Right Place Inc. on the just-launched to market some vacant high-profile municipal and county-owned properties in Kent and Muskegon counties for business development. Read More

Right Place: MEDC funding cut would ‘disarm’ Michigan

Business Leaders for Michigan also opposes the road funding proposal.

June 12, 2015
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

Street Talk: Road to nowhere


June 12, 2015
Never let it be said that Michigan residents are ambivalent about the condition of the state’s roads. Read More

Device makers collaborate for good of local industry

October 3, 2014
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

Right Place to pilot new air alliance

Next step could be governance of facility by airport authority.

June 20, 2014
A new regional air alliance, with The Right Place Inc. at the controls, is taking flight in West Michigan. Read More

Telecom giant bringing 500 jobs to West Michigan

July 31, 2013
One of the nation’s leading telecommunications companies is coming to West Michigan and promising 500 jobs. Read More

The Right Place provides aid after Benteler Automotive’s shutdown

June 20, 2013
The planned closing of Benteler Automotive’s Hall Street plant in Grand Rapids has The Right Place Inc. springing into action. Read More

Land bank close to selling former Sparta Foundry site

June 14, 2013
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

Right Place tops goal a year early

Organization has summit planned for food-processing industry.

April 26, 2013
Despite coming up with its new five-year strategic plan in 2008 — the year the nation went into the Great Recession — The Right Place Inc. has exceeded the proposal’s ambitious economic goals and did so in just four years. Read More