Items Tagged with 'Ottawa County'
A judge has been appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court to fill a leadership vacancy at the 20th Circuit Court. Read More
SmartAsset ranks county No. 1 in state; Kent County ranks No. 8.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A recent study by financial technology firm SmartAsset confirmed something West Michigan residents have known for a long time — companies want to spend their money here. Read More
Business Journal reporting on Kent County’s Triple-A bond ratings — for 18 consecutive years — may seem like old news, but additional affirmation of its impact in state and national financial studies emphasizes its importance in the growth of Grand Rapids, as much or more than new development and “cool city” lifestyle attributes put together. Read More
The economic development engine is accelerating growth in Ottawa County.
Lakeshore Advantage, the economic development organization located in Zeeland, has released its 2015 year-end review and highlighted a number of accomplishments that have contributed to Ottawa County as an economically robust region. Read More
Developers are revitalizing 29 properties with support from federal funding.
In anticipation of the upcoming application deadline for the FY2016 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfield Assessment grants, the Ottawa County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority announced it has distributed $360,000 of $400,000 in federal funding to support the redevelopment of 29 sites in the county. Read More
Primera Plastics reaches out to at-risk youth for training and mentorship.
A West Michigan manufacturing company is creating its own talent pipeline by reaching out to at-risk high school students in Ottawa County and offering them a job and a ride to work. Read More