Items Tagged with 'West Michigan'
The Grand Rapids metro area’s entrepreneurial activity, like an unseen electric current, is providing an economic stimulus and force for the future. Read More
Yes, the news still is good. Read More
Good news is always welcome, and according to the latest survey conducted during the last two weeks of April, the West Michigan economy is surprisingly strong. Read More
Despite the signs several of our local industries are topping out, West Michigan business conditions remain positive. Read More
A recent string of news articles has focused on the shortage of skilled trades in the construction industry, most recently in the GRBJ with Mr. Lou Glazer, president of Michigan Future Inc., making the case that supply and demand economics still applies to the construction trades in the March 27 guest column, “Low wages causing skilled trade shortages?” Read More
Region has 20 companies with almost 2,000 employees each, which limits recession fears.
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
For West Michigan, the 2017 rally continues for the industrial markets. Read More
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
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