Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids'


Can Grand Rapids taxpayers afford utopia?

February 5, 2016
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss set an optimistic tone in her first State of the City speech, including visions of a utopia unbridled by any budget constraints or concerns. Read More

Education levels, pay rates haunt region’s future

January 29, 2016
Grand Rapids Business Journal has called attention to incongruities in the Greater Grand Rapids market that are likely to create issues in the near future. Read More

The Grand Strategy misses out on $200M

The plan to improve the Grand River watershed was not selected for HUD support.

January 29, 2016
A national program intended to provide funding for resilient housing and infrastructure projects to cities, counties and/or states that experienced major disasters between 2011 and 2013 has bypassed West Michigan. Read More

Report credits Grand Rapids with a ‘great turnaround’

Triad Real Estate Partners study shows industry diversity is key.

January 22, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Rapids real estate market has had a better turnaround than most second-tier Rust Belt communities, according to a recent report. Read More

Street Talk: A lasting legacy

Way with words.

January 15, 2016
A lot of memories can be packed into a century of living. Read More

Market rate rents far exceed market pay levels in region

January 8, 2016
Grand Rapids Business Journal’s reporting on the problems associated with market-rate rent prices and affordability provides additional information as the Grand Rapids City Commission reviews and revises its Great Housing Strategies plan, adopted in mid-December as a work in progress. Read More

Grand Rapids lands near bottom of national pay scale

January 6, 2016
Workers in Grand Rapids aren’t paid much. Read More

City fills neighborhood support position

December 31, 2015
An active member in the local nonprofit community will now turn her expertise to supporting and enhancing Grand Rapids neighborhoods. Read More

West Michigan firms populate ‘50 Companies to Watch’ list

December 28, 2015
Eight of Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch are from Grand Rapids and three more are from West Michigan. Read More

On the horizon

December 25, 2015
Here is a sampling of projects in the works in downtown Grand Rapids: Read More