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$9M urban apartment complex opens leasing

A $9-million, mixed-use apartment complex in Grand Rapids has begun leasing. Read More

Meritage Hospitality Group Wendy's

Restaurant company aiming for 400 locations

A local restaurant company is planning to grow its portfolio to 400 locations. Read More

Craig's Cruisers Wyoming

'Family fun center' starts $2.4M expansion

A “family fun center” in the area has begun a $2.4-million expansion, which will include an indoor roller coaster. Read More

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Kawasaki revs up R&D in Grand Rapids

Kawasaki Motors Corp. recently celebrated the renovation and expansion of its engines division headquarters in Grand Rapids — and the opening of a new, state-of-the-art research and development center within the 200,000-square-foot facility. Read More

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West Michigan food enterprises receiving $10M

A statewide food fund is providing more than $10 million total to three West Michigan food enterprises. Read More

NewCraft Cabinetry kitchen

Cabinet company opens showroom

A long-time cabinet company in the region has opened a showroom. Read More

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Summer Intern Welcome Reception

Grand Rapids is fourth-best city to 'start a career' in US

Grand Rapids is considered one of the most career-friendly places in the country for entry-level job seekers, according to a new report. Read More

Watson's outdoor furniture

Home furnishings retailer opening location

A retailer of indoor and outdoor home furnishings is opening a new store in the region. Read More

Huntington bank branch exterior

Bank laying off 129 employees

A bank with a large presence in the region is shuttering a facility and cutting 129 jobs. Read More

Promenade Building Rockford

Restaurant group opens gastropub

A new gastropub in the area is now open for lunch and dinner. Read More

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Grand Rapids ranks among 'fittest' cities in US

Grand Rapidians are among the most-fit people in the country — according to their Fitbits. Read More

Todd Zaccanelli left Jeff Lobdell

Restaurateur buys tavern

A local restaurateur has purchased a long-time tavern in the area. Read More

Switch interior

Perpetual growth fuels Switch

More than 1,000 contractors have had a hand in the Switch Pyramid campus in Gaines Township since legislation passed in December 2015 to bring the data center company to West Michigan. Read More

Meijer Gardens

Gardens’ tourists power area businesses

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has become a destination for visitors across the U.S., and it’s showing up in the local economy. Read More

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Real estate investment firm raises $1M in funding

A local real estate investment firm has raised $1 million in new equity. Read More

Whirlpool EMEA headquarters Milan Italy

Appliance maker opens overseas HQ

An appliance maker in the region has opened a new overseas headquarters. Read More

18th Amendment Spirits Co. bartender bar craft spirits glasses

New craft spirits maker expanding operation

A new distillery recently opened in the region — and it is already planning to expand its operation. Read More

4 Star Theater Grand Rapids interior

Developer converting old movie theater into community venue

The marquee at a former neighborhood movie theater doesn’t tell the story of the building. Read More

HomeGoods outdoor furnishings and decor

'Home fashions' retailer plans location

A retailer of home furnishings and décor is planning to open a new store in the region. Read More

Public Record

May 12 — Mortgages Read More