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Vista Springs Holland Meadows apartment interior

Senior living community completes $2M expansion

An assisted living facility’s $2-million expansion is finished. Read More

Meijer Gardens Padnos Families Rooftop Sculpture Garden partial rendering

Meijer Gardens reveals $115M expansion plan

After a year of study with a New York-based architectural firm, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has revealed the details of a $115-million expansion plan. Read More

Gateway at Belknap apartment interior

$15M urban apartment building opens leasing

A $15-million apartment building near downtown has opened leasing. Read More

Next Level Armament rifle

Rifle maker expands operation

A maker of AR-15 and AR-10 rifles, parts and accessories in the area has expanded. Read More

Bill Lee

Construction firm adds to team

A local contractor has hired five employees, including a new director of business development. Read More

Configura sales and marketing workstations Grand Rapids office partial rendering

Tech company expands downtown

A Swedish technology company is expanding its presence downtown. Read More

One Bourbon spirits glass

West Side whiskey bar schedules opening

A new bar focused on whiskey is opening downtown this week. Read More

John Willemin

Engineering firm appoints principals

A local engineering firm has two new principals. Read More

Speciation Artisan Ales

Too many breweries in West Michigan?

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Mitch Ermatinger’s business model raises eyebrows, as speculation grows in regard to West Michigan reaching a saturation point of breweries, with several closing in the state during the past year. Read More

Covenant House

Youth shelters growing to meet demand

Over the past few years, Grand Rapids has seen an increase in efforts to help an often over-looked homeless population: youth. Read More

LINC Up looks to address affordable housing

Community-driven economic development organization LINC Up is hoping to address the affordable housing dilemma by starting right around the corner. Read More

GRPS refunds bonds with lower rate

Grand Rapids Public Schools has refunded bonds originally sold in 1997 for capital improvements, securing a lower interest rate and saving taxpayers $5,007,680. Read More

Every breath you take: Air quality critical issue for commercial real estate

Indoor air quality is the new environmental driver for commercial real estate. Read More

JCPenney store exterior

Department store chain names stores being closed

A national department store chain is shuttering a pair of locations in West Michigan. Read More

Craft Beer Cellar

Craft beer bar and store opening downtown

A new beer retailer and bar is opening downtown. Read More

Resthaven formal dining table events

Senior living community launches $5M fundraising campaign

A senior living community in the region is planning an expansion. Read More

JR Automation

Automation supplier plans $1.9M expansion

A maker of custom automation equipment and robotic systems in the region is planning a $1.9-million expansion. Read More

Public Record

March 17 — Mortgages Read More