Items Tagged with 'The Right Place'


French manufacturer picks Grand Rapids for North American Innovation Center

January 20, 2016
A Paris-based manufacturer has unveiled its new North American Innovation Center in Grand Rapids, which it hopes will lead to success in the automotive and aerospace industries. Read More

The Right Place names board members

January 11, 2016
The Right Place has appointed eight people to its board and one new officer. Read More

New Year brings familiar challenges for economic development

A gap in skilled talent remains top of mind.

December 25, 2015
Economic development organizations such as Grand Rapids-based The Right Place Inc. and Zeeland-based Lakeshore Advantage seek to drive economic prosperity in the West Michigan region by attracting, retaining and expanding businesses and providing support for job seekers and potential talent. Read More

College names winner of Excellence in Business Award

December 17, 2015
A college is scheduled to recognize a local business leader at an annual fundraising event that will feature guest speaker Anderson Cooper. Read More

Legislature approves tax breaks for data center campus

December 16, 2015
Both the Michigan House and Senate recently had a late night as they approved tax-exemption bills that were deemed necessary to bring a major data center campus to the Grand Rapids area. Read More

Hello West Michigan partners with The Right Place

December 14, 2015
An organization promoting the region to potential talent as a place to live and work is joining forces with an economic development nonprofit. Read More

Politician opposes incentives for data center campus

November 25, 2015
Opposition against the planned Switch SuperNAP data center campus at the Steelcase pyramid has surfaced. Read More

Event aims to attract talent home

Rethink West Michigan is taking advantage of holiday visits with family to connect with ex-pats.

November 20, 2015
If you left West Michigan, come back. If you are thinking about leaving, don’t. Read More

Freight broker rolls into market

November 20, 2015
A freight brokerage from Ohio is planning to open a new sales office in the area that will create 75 jobs. Read More

The Right Place signs county partnership

October 15, 2015
Newaygo County businesses will receive a higher level of direct assistance with a new contract between a pair of West Michigan economic development organizations. Read More