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Peter Secchia

30-mile trail project nears completion

In a few short years, West Michigan residents and visitors will be able to bike from Grand Haven to Grand Rapids making pit stops at parks and swim spots along the way. Read More

Custer Inc.

Furniture dealers navigate ‘blending’ trend

A recent poll by Refresh Leadership revealed that only 8 percent of employees like working in open concept offices without walls, cubicles or privacy. Area furniture designers are listening. Read More

Case Equipment

Case Equipment undergoes rebranding effort

James Maioho is setting up a bulkhead to help resuscitate Case Construction Equipment’s market share and reputation in Michigan. Read More

MyTeam Triumph

‘Perfect storm’ helps nonprofit buy race

MyTeam Triumph has returned to its roots. Read More

Tony Johnson

Inside Track: Paying it forward

Tony Johnson often spends his lunch hour at Mel Trotter Ministries interviewing possible job applicants to come work for him at Smashburger, where he is the general manager. Read More

What does future hold for parking?

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Rapids City Commission recently got a preview into what parking and mobility in the city will look like in the coming years. Read More

Distillery pushes into food market

Holland’s Coppercraft Distillery recently opened a full-service restaurant, with intentions to push the lakeshore residents beyond spirits. Read More

Switch draws tech summit next month

A three-part summit is headed to the Switch Pyramid next month. Read More

Franchise opportunities expand in city

As the Grand Rapids population rises, so do the opportunities for residents to own a franchise. Read More

Another ‘crazy’ idea from Secchia; another win for the power of partnerships

To say that Kent County’s Millennium Park is connected to Lake Michigan might be considered a stretch of imagination or fantasy, or require proofs of the Grand River’s meandering path to the mouth of the Big Lake. Read More

Appealing property tax assessments when you miss the deadline

Appealing real property tax assessments on business property requires careful attention to the details, including filing the appeal by the relevant deadlines. Read More

Change Ups: Cimitile tapped as GVSU provost, executive VP

Starting July 1, with the opportunity for an extension, Maria Cimitile will be Grand Valley State University’s new provost and executive vice president for academic and student affairs. Read More

Residential construction job growth remains tepid

National construction employment remained largely unchanged for the second consecutive month, adding 5,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in April, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Read More

Public Record

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Street Talk: Rapid transformation

During Josh Naramore’s presentation to the Grand Rapids City Commission during the FY2018 Preliminary Fiscal Plan hearings, the Mobile GR director said the department will be rebranding the Downtown Area Shuttle service line in 2018. Read More