Items Tagged with 'David Frey'

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No heirs apparent for Grand Action 2.0

As co-chairs retire, committee waits for next generation of leaders to emerge with a new focus for Grand Rapids.

September 15, 2017
The thing about vision is, it can dim over time. And the retiring co-chairs of Grand Action Committee are waiting for younger eyes to take over with a fresh plan for the city. Read More

Grand Action leaders shut it down

September 15, 2017
Grand Action Committee co-chairs John Canepa, Dick DeVos and David Frey are retiring from their roles within the organization at the end of the year, effectively sidelining the business-based nonprofit that has been the catalyst for more than $3.5 billion in downtown economic development and was instrumental in Grand Rapids’ growth over the past 25 years. Read More

David Frey: 'Not your grandmother's Grand Rapids'

September 15, 2017
The current strength of private development in Grand Rapids has Grand Action Co-chair David Frey feeling good about handing off the baton. Read More

Caution, financial issues give pause to GR projects

December 9, 2016
When Grand Action steps to the podium regarding community projects — projects that in the past have created long-term economic growth in Grand Rapids — business pays attention. Read More

Family foundation elects new leadership

November 11, 2016
Major changes are afoot at a family foundation based in Grand Rapids — with the election of third-generation trustees to leadership positions, including a new foundation chair. Read More

Van Andel Arena is a catalytic anchor

Several projects have created a new identity for Grand Rapids over the past two decades.

October 9, 2015
When Neil Diamond took the Van Andel Arena stage Oct. 10, 1996, everyone in Grand Rapids was there. Read More