Items Tagged with 'Dave Shaffer'

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Talent tops furniture industry wish list

West Michigan’s commercial furniture makers aren’t sitting on their hands waiting for change.

April 20, 2018
Sit across from any furniture executive these days, and you’ll hear about new products, the internet of things and federal actions affecting business — but the talent gap will dominate the dialogue. Read More

‘Vital’ action required for overdue parking issue

March 30, 2018
The city of Grand Rapids will be cited for its “Vital Streets” plan this month, and while the Business Journal offers congratulations for the professional planners association’s recognition of adherence to process and the city’s adoption of national goals to significantly reduce vehicular traffic while increasing pedestrian, bicycle and public transit, we believe such an occasion begs the problem solving left unfinished. Read More

Longtime friends purchase company

Restaurant company owner and former city commissioner acquire Interphase Interiors.

February 23, 2018
The exclusive West Michigan dealer for Haworth office furnishings is under new ownership. Read More

City may amend NEZ ordinance

Proposed change seen as a benefit for housing developers.

October 25, 2013
Grand Rapids city commissioners will consider making an amendment to the Neighborhood Enterprise Zones ordinance in a few weeks, a change they feel might drive more housing construction into areas of the city that need it the most. Read More