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Inside Track: Brewery Vivant is a good business and a good neighbor

Jason Spaulding learned from his experience and travels in Europe that there’s more to a brewery than making good beer.

August 8, 2014
The idea of making a career of beer has become an accepted premise in Grand Rapids, and few have done it better than Jason Spaulding. Read More

Economic growth should spur lending

Bank executive sees loan demand rise as companies use up post-recession cash.

August 8, 2014
“You can get good news out of Washington, occasionally,” said Mitch Stapley, chief investment officer at Fifth Third Bank’s asset management division in Grand Rapids. Read More

Conventions are putting heads in beds in Grand Rapids

Meetings, sporting events and all kinds of travel are leading to record hotel revenues.

July 25, 2014
The convention and tourism climate in Grand Rapids is still on the upswing, with 2014 on target to be the fourth consecutive year of record room revenue, according to Janet Korn, Experience Grand Rapids senior vice president. Read More

Secchia cites, affirms young business community participants

July 25, 2014
On the eve of the Aug. 5 primary elections, Grand Rapids Business Journal is earnestly urging participation in voter turnout for the many candidates and issues to be determined by an involved electorate next week, not the least of which is the Michigan property tax proposal. Read More

DeVos Hall to receive upgrades to attract big Broadway shows

$300K in improvements will allow venue to host bigger shows for longer periods.

July 25, 2014
Downtown Grand Rapids is set to become a bigger magnet to tourism. Read More

State funds jumpstart road work

State’s $2.1 million will speed up GR’s overdue street repair.

July 11, 2014
Contracts are expected to be awarded next week for work on two Grand Rapids streets funded by a one-time state appropriation of $2,124,850, although grateful city officials warn there is still no long-term solution to funding Michigan transportation infrastructure. Read More

Private practice will open in two Grand Rapids locations

June 27, 2014
A private internal medical practice is scheduled to open in early July to serve patients in the greater Grand Rapids area. Read More

Problem solving for urban living demand best left to local expertise

June 13, 2014
The Business Journal focus on more than a dozen new residential projects in the downtown highlights the predicted increased demand for downtown housing. Read More

Want to live downtown? Join the list

Healthy occupancy rates show the city’s strong residential core.

June 13, 2014
Downtown Grand Rapids living continues to be in vogue. Read More

Residential real estate projects on the move in Grand Rapids

June 13, 2014
It’s going to be a busy summer for Grand Rapids’ residential construction workers and developers. Read More