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Retailer expanding distribution center

May 25, 2018
A West Michigan appliance and electronics retailer plans to nearly double the size of its distribution center. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage supports $90M in private investment

The economic development agency supported 49 business expansion projects in 2017 that resulted in more than 650 new jobs.

February 16, 2018
Last year’s numbers are in for Lakeshore Advantage, the nonprofit economic development organization serving employers in Ottawa and northern Allegan counties. Read More

Change Ups: Koster, Hemingway receive Visionary Award

February 16, 2018
Dave Koster, general manager of the Holland Board of Public Works, and Tim Hemingway, Holland Board of Public Works board president, received the Lakeshore Advantage Visionary Award for their efforts that resulted in the Holland Energy Park. Read More

Companies investing $105M in operations and creating 262 jobs

February 15, 2018
Two companies in the region are planning to expand their operations and workforces — after a number of improvements to nearby roadways. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage names Visionary Award finalists

January 16, 2018
An economic development agency in the region is presenting awards at its annual meeting this week. Read More

Economic growth expected for Grand Rapids

Professionals express concerns over lack of skilled labor in skilled trades industry, NAFTA.

December 29, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) After a year of surpassed expectations, another economically successful year is expected for West Michigan, though growth may be limited compared to last year. Read More

Lakeshore growth outshines Midwest

September 29, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Since 2010, Lakeshore Advantage has compiled an annual report on the economic outlook of Ottawa County. This year, it decided to enlist other agencies to add data from Muskegon and Allegan counties. Read More

Talent, housing hinder economic growth

September 29, 2017
Adding to the issues related to talent attraction is a lack of affordable housing. Read More

Energy startup wins grant to power up

September 1, 2017
A startup that’s developing a water-based residential alternative energy system has won a grant to move its product to the next phase. Read More

Program provides burst of energy to startups

SURGE connects entrepreneurs at all stages of development to services.

June 23, 2017
To better assist entrepreneurs in West Michigan, Zeeland-based economic development agency Lakeshore Advantage launched a new initiative fueled by input from the entrepreneurs themselves. Read More