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Five Below

Shopping center negotiates sale

A landmark shopping center at a major intersection could be trading hands for the first time in more than a decade. Read More

Waters Building

New owners plan hotel, apartments for downtown landmark

The new owners of a six-story building in downtown Grand Rapids are planning to convert the landmark into a hotel and apartments. Read More

Lee & Burch

Clothing boutique moves out of downtown

A clothing boutique in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids is relocating outside of the city’s core. Read More


Denim store fits into downtown

A homegrown denim retailer is moving into downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Rising rivers reach flood warning

Flood warnings are in effect along rivers in a wide swath of the region, as rising water from heavy rain and snow melt threatens some structures. Read More

Distillery sets sights on west side

The city’s west side is about to get a craft distillery. Read More

Father, son team up for X Ventures

Chip Bowling, the president of X Ventures, has acquired a valuable new asset for his young, Grand Rapids-based real estate firm: his dad. Read More

Matt Slagle

Inside Track: GR Young Architect of the Year receives national award, too

In June, design architect Matt Slagle will be presented with the 2014 American Institute of Architects Young Architects Award at the national organization’s annual conference in Chicago. Read More

Elzinga & Volkers celebrates its safety streak

Twenty-five hundred days and counting — that’s how long it’s been since Elzinga & Volkers had a day of lost time due to an injury. Read More

MPG of house

Figuring the MPG of a house

The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability talks a lot about MPG — but it’s not referring to cars. Read More

Farmland preservation to continue in 2014

Applications will continue to be accepted for farmland preservation by Kent County this year under the county’s Purchase of Development Rights program, but without any county funding appropriated for the program. Read More

Century Block Muskgeon

Retailers fill in lakeshore downtown

Four boutiques are the new kids on the block in a lakeshore town. Read More

Max Benedict

Third Coast Development names partner

Third Coast Development has found a new partner. Read More

Iserv temporary space

ISP rises to flood watch

If spring brings flooding to Grand Rapids, a local Internet service provider is ready to lend businesses a hand. Read More

Baker College of Muskegon health sciences center

College builds $8M health sciences center

A college in the region is investing $8 million to build a health sciences center at one of its campuses. Read More

Public Record

April 11 — Mortgages Read More