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Rockford Construction Grand Rapids office

Architecture association names award winners

The Grand Rapids chapter of the American Institute of Architects celebrated several architects, firms and projects last week during its annual Honor Awards Gala. Read More

Plasan Carbon Composites X-Brace

Auto supplier plans up to 620 jobs

A supplier of carbon fiber parts to the auto industry is planning to bring up to 620 jobs to the area. Read More

Generations at Agritopia

Residential developer merges with Arizona firm

A developer of luxury residential communities has joined forces with an Arizona-based partner. Read More

East Grand Rapids Gaslight Village

Grand Rapids suburb ranks as 'most-educated town' in state

Business Insider has been publishing reports from the federal government’s American Community Survey and recently ranked a Grand Rapids suburb the “most-educated town” in Michigan. Read More


Delivering spaces that live larger

Imagine if an urban living space could work like a type of real-life Lego home made up of not just re-arrangeable furniture but re-arrangeable walls, rooms and kitchen islands. Read More

Piper Lakes apartments

Grand Haven’s Piper Lakes Apartments awaits approval

A new state-of-the-art apartment complex looks to raise the bar for housing in the greater Grand Haven area, pending approval at a second hearing with township officials later this month. Read More

Japanese Garden

Fred’s last gift to Lena

Tranquility and space is at the heart of the new Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More

Spectrum leader touts Grand Rapids at World Leisure Congress

The city of Grand Rapids made a global debut at an international conference last week where academic professionals, policymakers and business leaders in the industries of leisure, tourism and recreation gathered for the first time in the United States. Read More

The cornerstone for successful construction projects

Cranes flocking back to the skyline are bringing life back to West Michigan. Read More

City’s solar-generating proposal moving forward

A combined RFQ-RFP will hopefully be issued by the city of Grand Rapids by late October to start the process of finding qualified solar energy developers willing to submit bids for a proposed generating facility on the city-owned former Butterworth landfill site. Read More

Metro Health facade

Metro Health shares step-by-step approach to sustainability

Metro Health landed on the 101 Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies in Michigan list for the third year in a row this year, which is no surprise given it’s currently celebrating the 10th year of its sustainability journey. Read More


ArtPrize makes national 100 best list

Don’t be surprised to see tour buses rolling into downtown Grand Rapids for ArtPrize 2015, or even ArtPrize 2014, which begins Sept. 24. Read More

foreclosed home

Study finds link between neglected foreclosed homes and race

Most people in Grand Rapids would probably tell you that race shouldn’t matter when it comes to banks and property management companies taking care of foreclosed homes. Read More

Salad works 2

New restaurant serves up second location

After opening its first location just a few weeks ago, a Grand Rapids couple is ready to start work on its second West Michigan eatery. Read More

Blaze Pizza

Pizzeria blazes West Michigan trail

A California-based pizza chain is coming to West Michigan. Read More

Teazers Bar & Grille

Restaurateur serves downtown block parties

A bar and grill opening next month is planning to cook up weekly block parties downtown. Read More

Public Record

September 12 — Mortgages Read More