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Spring Parade of Homes 2015 DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

Homebuilders produce Spring Parade of Homes

Eighty homes by 57 builders will be at the center of the Spring Parade of Homes that starts on Friday. Read More

I Supply Co. distribution center

Ohio food service distributor enters market

An Ohio distributor of food and supplies to more than 800 fast food and casual-dining chain restaurants has entered the market by securing a distribution building that it expects will create 100 jobs. Read More

CWD Building 50 Louis St. NW Grand Rapids

Credit union doubles downtown presence

A credit union is moving to expand its presence in downtown Grand Rapids and investing in the local market. Read More

Bruce Courtade

Law firm wins property tax case against township

Principal residence exemptions are attracting greater scrutiny according to three Grand Rapids-based attorneys who recently helped a client secure an exemption after her initial request was denied. Read More

Lynee Wells

Q&A: Lynee Wells

Lynee Wells is a principal and urban planner with Williams & Works, an engineering, surveying and community planning firm in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Office space trend: More amenities

The latest trends in office spaces revolve around employee comfort, workplace culture and desirable amenities. Read More

Protege Game Studios

Gaming studio extends reach

A gaming studio focused on education has added a second West Michigan office. Read More

Cherry Park

Grand Rapids upgrades eight parks

Construction is beginning this week to improve eight Grand Rapids parks. Read More

Pyramid Campus is on tenuous ground

After a series of renegotiating meetings and changes, the agreement between Pyramid Education Campus Investors and Steelcase Inc. for the iconic Pyramid building is uncertain. Read More

South Bend firm acquires 20 parcels

A 20-asset real estate portfolio in the Grand Rapids area, which includes four retail shopping centers and covers a total of about 270,000 square feet of land, now has a new owner. Read More

Dan Grzywacz

Another $600K to Michigan for first-time homebuyer grants

The National Mortgage Settlement turned over another $600,000 to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority in April to be used as grants and/or interest-free loans to first-time homebuyers. Read More

Vander Mill Cider

Cider maker has room to grow

Paul Vander Heide sees a big, bright future for Vander Mill Cider. Read More

Direct Trade Coffee Club

Something new brewing in coffee industry

Until late 2013, Direct Trade Coffee Club was a nomad. Read More

Davenport business

Davenport announces public launch of $25M campaign

With more than half of its $25 million fundraising campaign secured in less than two years, Davenport University now is turning to the public to secure the remaining funds. Read More

DDA proposes $9.7M budget

As part of the $9.7 million Downtown Development Authority budget proposed last week, Grand Rapidians could see makeovers of at least four underpasses, the conversion of part of Ionia Avenue NW to a bike-friendly street, and more green spaces. Read More

JobFLEX mobile app

Software maker calls for beta testers of sales estimating app

The power to create job estimates in the field is literally in the palm of a sales rep’s hand. Read More

Deksia Grand Rapids

Marketing agency moves on expansion

A growing marketing agency has increased its local footprint by 800 percent after moving down the street from its former office as part of its expansion plan. Read More

Luna tacos

Upscale Latin restaurant moves into downtown

The smells of Latin foods will soon be filling the air of a downtown space fondly remembered for its hot dogs. Read More

Mercy Health Partners

Health system plans $3.9M facility

A health system is planning to build a $3.9-million facility in the region to provide access to specialty and primary care services for a growing patient base. Read More

Public Record

May 15 — Mortgages Read More