Items Tagged with 'millennials'


Millennials and brand loyalty

September 29, 2017
Peanut butter. Jam. Bread. 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

Millennial home buying is now trending

The tech-savvy, fast-paced generation is poised to make a splash in mortgage lending.

November 20, 2015
Change is coming on the home-buying front. Read More

Arts organizations cultivate millennial philanthropists

October 23, 2015
The millennial generation is changing the game when it comes to philanthropy, and local arts organizations are finding they have to make some changes to accommodate this more engaged generation of donors. Read More

Getting to know the millennial generation

May 15, 2015
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2015, the millennial generation or “Gen Y” (those born from 1981 to 1996) is projected to outsize the baby boomer generation as the nation’s largest living generation. Read More

The power of two generations is felt and measured with significant impact

June 27, 2014
During the past few weeks, the Business Journal’s reporting efforts have covered the vast spectrum of the residential building boom and the entrepreneurial efforts driven by two specific groups: baby boomers and millennials. Read More

Millennials embrace a multi-modal lifestyle

May 23, 2014
Throughout the 20th century, the automobile was an American icon, a symbol of freedom and mobility. It gave people choices they never had before. Read More

Sustainability Demystified! plans for Millennials

May 13, 2013
One of the key topics that was discussed during the Sustainability Demystified! luncheon hosted by Mercantile Bank and held at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park was planning for the Millennial workforce. Read More

'Place making' attracts urban millennials

November 14, 2012
One generation’s entire sense of place is changing and with it, possibly, the geography of business. This population-density shift toward urban centers could be better understood as an opportunity if businesses look at it through the lens of what’s called “place making,” said James Tischler, director of community development at the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. Read More