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Educational achievement key in talent shortage problem

February 17, 2017
Grand Rapids employers universally are impacted by the talent shortage and identify the issue as the top concern in moving their businesses forward or expanding. Read More

Street Talk: Parking suggestions welcome

The soft side.

February 17, 2017
With all the hubbub surrounding parking this past week, maybe it’s time for Grand Rapids to tear a page from Seattle’s book. Read More

City can’t fix the parking problem it created

February 10, 2017
Grand Rapids Business Journal has been reporting on and opining about the eventuality of an employer parking crisis downtown since 2012. Read More

Participants in a world of passengers: sometimes the two are confused

February 3, 2017
It would seem an appropriate time to opine on the effectiveness of all armchair quarterbacks. Read More

Lack of skilled workers will hamstring economy

January 27, 2017
Construction season in Grand Rapids must move “just in time” in less than 30 days, but there are not enough skilled construction workers in the field with iPads and instruction. Read More

Change Ups: Symphony receives $10,000 NEA grant

January 6, 2017
The Grand Rapids Symphony received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for its 2017 Symphony with Soul concert. Read More

Future looks bright for GR housing market

Amerinote Xchange CEO predicts millennial generation will push into home ownership.

December 30, 2016
Many signs point to Grand Rapids maintaining a strong housing market in 2017. Read More

Plaza development represents the best of Grand Rapids and its spirit

December 2, 2016
The Plaza Roosevelt Development, in all its several parts, represents what is — and what could be more often — the best of Grand Rapids. Read More

City ranks among best in US for affordable home ownership

October 25, 2016
Grand Rapids is one of the best metropolitan areas to own a home without “busting a budget.” Read More

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