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Kent County census increase signals a strong economy

March 24, 2017
After a period of comparative decline, business exports once again are climbing, and West Michigan industries are contributing to Michigan’s increasing numbers. Read More

Bank exec says variety fuels GR economy

Region has 20 companies with almost 2,000 employees each, which limits recession fears.

March 24, 2017
The variety of industries that call West Michigan home have provided the region with protection from recessions in the past and will continue to do so at least through the next cycle, according to a national economic analyst. Read More

A one, two, three economy

That’s Fifth Third’s optimistic view of 2013 through 2015.

November 22, 2013
Mitch Stapley and John Augustine of Fifth Third Bank see the national economy “finally gathering strength,” and say the country may enjoy a “one, two, three economy” over the next couple of years — if there aren’t too many headwinds whipped up by the federal government. Read More