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Hofma Park

Lakeshore township lands 158 acres

A lakeshore township has picked up 158 acres of land after an acquisition and a donation. Read More

The Venue Tower rendering

Downtown highrise apartment project breaks ground

Construction has begun on a highrise apartment complex downtown that will stand alongside an entertainment complex and beer garden. Read More

Bistro Bella Vita

Restaurant group earns B Corp status

A local restaurant group has joined a global movement of people using “business as a force for good.” Read More

Dematic Multishuttle logistics

Logistics supplier moves production to Mexico

A logistics supplier is moving its manufacturing operations from Grand Rapids to Mexico later this year, eliminating 300 local jobs. Read More

2757 Leonard St. NW Grand Rapids

Chiropractors expand practice

A local chiropractic practice has outgrown its space and is moving across town. Read More

Sable Homes Stone Crest model home

Grand Rapids ranks as No. 1 'best-buy' market for homes in US

Buying a house in the Grand Rapids area is considered a good investment. Read More

Kalamazoo VFW building

County eyes VFW building

The sale of a VFW post in the region is in the works. Read More

Brennan Family Dentistry

Class A building is little oasis in the ‘sea of suburbia’

As James and Gwen Brennan were thinking about moving his Brennan Family Dentistry business out of downtown Grand Rapids, they went skiing in Colorado. Read More

Harris Building

Harris Building rebrands as arts and entertainment hub

The Harris Building has embarked on its long-term vision to become a hub for musicians and artists. Read More

DeVos Learning Center

Presidential museum schedules reopening after $13M facelift

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum promises a completely new experience for visitors when it reopens later this year. Read More

Mike Novakoski

Elzinga & Volkers logs nearly 2,000 new projects in 2015

The construction world was busy in West Michigan last year, and a recent report from one firm highlights some of its largest accomplishments. Read More

Lake Michigan Credit Union

Old-school values paying off for NewCo

NewCo Design Build takes a new-school approach to its offerings, but when it comes to building relationships, NewCo is as old school as they come. Read More

Explosive growth fuels Keller Williams North

When Keller Williams North started up in 2013, there were some struggles, said Marilyn Hazard, partner. Read More

Brokerage reinvests commissions into community

When Bryant Mitchell married his wife, Audrey, in 2011, they began listening to Dave Ramsey’s radio show. Both had college debt and wanted to learn how to get on their feet financially. Read More

The Grand Strategy misses out on $200M

A national program intended to provide funding for resilient housing and infrastructure projects to cities, counties and/or states that experienced major disasters between 2011 and 2013 has bypassed West Michigan. Read More

City approves brownfield plan for $42M Diamond Place

A new development on the Michigan Street corridor is in line for $10.7 million in brownfield redevelopment money. Read More

Reports show state’s housing crisis isn’t over

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Michigan is among the worst states when it comes to foreclosures and distressed sales, according to two recent reports from CoreLogic. Read More

Cakabakery Holland

Dessert bakery settles into second location

A local custom dessert bakery is settling into its second location in the region. Read More

Art Van Sports Complex baseball stadium

Sports commission reports $39M impact

Sports are bringing more people and money to the region. Read More

Public Record

Jan. 29 — Mortgages Read More