Items Tagged with 'The Right Place'


Grand Rapids is out of running for Amazon's HQ2

January 18, 2018
Amazon has released a list of 20 cities that will be considered for its second headquarters. Read More

The Right Place names board members

January 11, 2018
A local economic development agency has named its new board members for 2018. 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

Business community should not overlook significant Ford airport plans

December 8, 2017
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority is hosting an open house Dec. 13 for the business community, but it isn’t the typical holiday party. Read More

Sales company creating 100 jobs

December 6, 2017
A sales and marketing company specializing in outsourced services is consolidating its local operations into a new headquarters and planning to create 100 jobs. Read More

Tech firm creating 68 jobs

November 30, 2017
A local IT consulting firm is planning to invest $2.5 million in a new headquarters that will bring 68 new high-tech jobs. Read More

An unwavering commitment to local businesses

The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs celebrates 30 years of bringing jobs and investments to West Michigan.

November 24, 2017
Birgit Klohs said the Kent County business community has something that makes it unique: collaborative spirit and culture. Read More

MSA reclassification sets GR on path to success

November 24, 2017
Two reports in the Business Journal are emphasized, as the community leans into a new year and business owners close the fourth quarter. Read More

ReThink West Michigan welcomes ex-residents

November 20, 2017
A pair of local organizations are inviting job seekers home for the holidays. Read More

Ag industry growth slows

Dietary changes, technology cause Michigan’s supply to outpace demand in livestock, crops and horticulture.

November 10, 2017
West Michigan continues to lead the state’s agricultural sector, but the growth rate is regressing. Read More