Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids'


Hats off to local business owners

October 14, 2016
Grand Rapids Business Journal reports following new economic investments in suburban cities and townships has been extensive in 2016, and when taken all together, it provides a strong indication of continued growth and economic diversity for the entire region, stretching in every direction. Read More

Dear millennials, GR is another mythological siren call

September 2, 2016
Grand Rapids has a big problem to solve, one that cannot be resolved only by the public or private sector but — once again — by cooperative actions from both, and it is far overdue. Read More

The good, bad and ugly of income inequality

September 2, 2016
Metro Grand Rapids’ economy was in the news twice recently. Read More

Street Talk: Talent drain’s strain

Good policy.

August 26, 2016
It seems like it has become a regular feature to highlight the juxtaposition of Grand Rapids being one of the fastest growing cities in the nation with the dearth of talent in the region. Read More

City’s ‘sustainable jobs’ goal is a recipe for failure

August 19, 2016
The Business Journal has in the past commended city of Grand Rapids endeavors toward environmental sustainability, from the biodiesel fuel project in 2002 to the Butterworth Solar Project anticipated to be running by the end of this year. Read More

Grand Rapids location is a recruiting tool for businesses

August 5, 2016
It is not a surprise that Grand Rapids has experienced impressive growth over the past five years. Read More

Street Talk: Feel free to walk a mile in our shoes

Aces high.

July 29, 2016
There’s a good chance Kris Larson is jumping out of his boots this week. Read More

Street Talk: ‘The truth is the truth’

Lakeshore’s advantage.

July 8, 2016
Propaganda Doughnuts has closed after being one of the hottest foodie destinations in Grand Rapids since it opened a little more than two years ago. Read More

Residential complex undergoes $21.3M renovation

June 29, 2016
Renovation of a 22-townhome development just east of downtown is complete. Read More

Renovations begin at two city parks

June 29, 2016
The city of Grand Rapids on Thursday is breaking ground on two of six city parks slated for renovations this year. Read More