Items Tagged with 'Walker'


Walker, GR boundary transfer is a ‘win-win’ for regional economy

April 1, 2016
The cities of Grand Rapids and Walker will hold public hearings next week on a “boundary transfer” from Walker to Grand Rapids to accommodate a developer eyeing a multi-million dollar mixed use industrial park. Read More

Cities eye land transfer as part of $15M project

April 1, 2016
Collaboration between two cities could result in a major industrial park. Read More

Grooters puts rail option on the table

New development in Walker could feature railroad access for interested tenants.

September 4, 2015
Robert Grooters Development Co. is passionate about offering industrial railroad access north of Grand Rapids. Read More

Building supplier leases industrial site

August 21, 2015
A roof and siding manufacturer has leased a large industrial space in Walker. Read More

Developer eyes land for office, industrial

July 17, 2015
An industrial and office development on Bristol Avenue NW is under consideration in Walker. Read More

Good cider is pretty simple

Engelsma’s Apple Barn wins the statewide cider contest again this year.

December 19, 2014
Jim, Becky and Bridget Engelsma’s recipe for award-winning fresh apple cider is pretty simple as far as the ingredients go: several varieties of apples, period. No preservatives, either. Read More

Fine paper distributor turns to new owner

November 15, 2013
A fine paper distributor operating in the area since 1919 has a new owner. Read More

Lady Jane's styles new West Michigan salon

July 29, 2013
A St. Clair Shores-based salon for men is opening its third store in West Michigan on Monday. Read More

Ranger Die is heading to Coopersville

Tooling and stamping firm will have more space and be under one roof.

July 5, 2013
The former Best Packaging building in Coopersville is about to become the new best home for Ranger Die Inc. Read More

Challenge Manufacturing plans 180 auto jobs, $10M expansion

March 27, 2013
Two economic development agencies — The Right Place in Grand Rapids and Lakeshore Advantage in Zeeland, in collaboration with The Michigan Economic Development Corp., the city of Holland and the city of Walker — have announced the approval of a $1 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant for Walker-based Challenge Manufacturing Co. Read More