Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids'


To continue growth, the foundation of success must be understood

October 2, 2015
Newcomers and even long-time Grand Rapids residents often react to the city’s growth and new building plans as though these budding community icons simply popped out of the ground — while they were looking or paying attention. Read More

Davenport University launches 12-month MBA program

Degree is the same as the traditional one but on a condensed schedule.

October 2, 2015
In line with today’s fast-paced business environment, professionals can now earn an MBA within a year. Read More

Griffins connect with community

Executives look ahead to team’s 20th season, share memories of building a solid foundation.

October 2, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Tim Gortsema says he marks time by his children. Read More

GRPD makes move to body cameras

Department will have enough equipment to outfit all 300 officers.

September 25, 2015
As early as October, 300 Grand Rapids police officers could be equipped with body cameras. Read More

Street Talk: Enough with the beer

Chinese symbols.

September 25, 2015
Here’s a point to ponder: Did the citizens of Grand Rapids in the 1940s and ’50s ever get sick of the Furniture City moniker? Read More

Q&A: Nicole Rodammer

September 22, 2015
Nicole Rodammer holds a variety of roles in the community. Read More

St. Cecilia schedules ArtPrize music

September 21, 2015
More than 150 musical acts will perform downtown during ArtPrize. Read More

Residential real estate group enters GR market

Seattle-based Redfin relies on technology for more transparent transactions.

September 18, 2015
Technology and real estate have merged, as a new business plants its roots in Grand Rapids. Read More

New strategies drive ArtPrize growth

This year’s programming includes film, music, satellite locations and neighborhood exhibitions.

September 18, 2015
Todd Herring compares this year’s ArtPrize to igneous rock, the porous rocks formed from lava. Read More

Employment earnings are engine of sustainable growth

September 18, 2015
We continue working on our next report: an assessment of the national, Michigan, Metro Detroit and Metro Grand Rapids economies in the fifth year of a national expansion. Read More