Items Tagged with 'West Michigan'

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Bank exec says variety fuels GR economy

Region has 20 companies with almost 2,000 employees each, which limits recession fears.

March 24, 2017
The variety of industries that call West Michigan home have provided the region with protection from recessions in the past and will continue to do so at least through the next cycle, according to a national economic analyst. Read More

Hopes for decreased regulation, lower taxes fuel economy

March 10, 2017
For West Michigan, the 2017 rally continues for the industrial markets. Read More

It’s time for West Michigan to fix itself

November 25, 2016
This cannot be overstated. Read More

West Michigan is back to a flat economy this month

November 18, 2016
After last month’s 16-month high, the West Michigan industrial economy has again returned to a growth pattern that is almost flat. Read More

Initiative strives to ensure high-speed internet access

November 11, 2016
The Right Place, and other economic development colleagues in West Michigan are partnering with Connect Michigan and its “Connected Community” program to complete broadband connectivity and quality assessments for each of the 13 counties in the region. 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

New orders reach a 16-month high as business improves

October 14, 2016
As we move into the fourth quarter of 2016, the West Michigan industrial economy continues to expand. 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