Items Tagged with 'West Michigan'

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Tax collections lag economic recovery

July 18, 2014
Clear signs of an improving economy are seen on many fronts these days, but in West Michigan at least, property tax collections tend to lag behind the growth rate of income tax revenues. Read More

Optimism fades as slow economic growth continues

July 18, 2014
Slow growth continues. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to the data collected during the last two weeks of June. Read More

Legacy Trust moves to new downtown location

It will have double the space at 99 Monroe Ave. in Grand Rapids.

June 27, 2014
Fueled by growth demands, Legacy Trust has signed a long-term lease for new office space at 99 Monroe Ave. NW that will double its footprint in downtown Grand Rapids, compared to its current headquarters at 300 Ottawa Ave. NW. Read More

FATCA: What you don’t know can be expensive

June 27, 2014
On July 1, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act will go into effect — and West Michigan businesses had better be ready. Read More

Street Talk: Agribiz tries speed dating — and likes it

Ands & Ampersands.

May 16, 2014
Agriculture and the businesses connected with it are a $96 billion industry in Michigan, but there is still lots of room for growth. Read More

Public Record

May 9, 2014
May 9 — Mortgages Read More

Pent-up demand may fuel solid second quarter

May 9, 2014
Much stronger growth returns. Read More

Could Russia impact West Michigan?

So far, sanctions are against individuals and one financial institution.

April 11, 2014
In short, yes: West Michigan could feel the impact of U.S. sanctions against Russia, particularly if sanctions targeting specific industries are imposed. Read More

Index for long-term outlook is reason for optimism

April 11, 2014
Growth accelerates. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to data collected during the last two weeks of March. Read More

2014 health rankings used for comparison and assessment

April 4, 2014
Counties across the country got health checkups recently, and those in West Michigan seem to be in pretty good shape. Read More