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616 Lofts on Michigan

$16M Grand Rapids apartment building opens leasing

A $16-million apartment complex in Grand Rapids is opening up leasing and hosting an open house this month. Read More

Sean McNally

Law firm expands downtown presence

A law firm looking to better connect its offices across the state and offer additional services in West Michigan has moved into a larger space downtown. Read More


Cleaning distributor expands into Cleveland

A distributor of cleaning products has expanded its Midwest footprint by entering the Cleveland market. Read More

What makes West Michigan the ultimate home for franchises?

Within the past decade, Grand Rapids has seen an economic boom unrivaled by other cities across the state of Michigan. Read More

Twenty 5 Ottawa

Health system plans to move up to 500 workers downtown

A health system is planning to move up to 500 employees into downtown to consolidate part of its local workforce. Read More

Kenco warehouse

Logistics company builds warehouse

A 230,000-square-foot warehouse project is underway in the region. Read More

Grand Rapids hears from Downtown Improvement District businesses

Downtown Improvement District businesses will have the opportunity to speak to Grand Rapids city commissioners regarding the DID board’s five-year special assessment proposal. Read More

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The case for design-build trade contractors

I was recently reminded of the many outstanding, high-quality specialty trade contractors in West Michigan. Read More

Harmony Hall

Owners are ready to open Harmony Hall brewpub

The last two years have been a blur for Jackson Van Dyke. Read More

Mercy Expansion

Mercy restarts $271M medical center project in Muskegon

With the support from its parent company, Mercy Health Muskegon is looking to move forward with its extensive medical center project after announcing a delay in the plans last year. Read More

Right Place: 30 years of networking

The Right Place Inc. broke the ice when it attracted its first international investment to the area in 1990; now it’s celebrating 30 years of building a network of business relationships in West Michigan. Read More

Retailers face most significant change in decades

One of the biggest changes in retailers’ security and checkout systems is now in effect. Read More

Paw Paw Brewing bottle cases

Brewery taps into expansion

A brewery in the region has begun a long-needed expansion. Read More

Downtown Muskegon

West Michigan housing markets rank among top-10 healthiest in US

Three housing markets in West Michigan are considered to be among the top-10 healthiest in the country. Read More

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1031 exchange: The basics

The IRS allows taxpayers to defer the payment of federal taxes on any gain associated with the exchange of property, provided the properties are "like-kind" in nature. Read More

601 Bond Ave. NW Grand Rapids

New York developer plans $36M apartment building downtown

There’s a new mixed-use project in the works that could bring more apartments to downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Brian Behler

Downtown hotel names GM

A downtown hotel has announced that it has hired a new general manager. Read More

Ludington Lake Michigan beach

City ranks as global 'Rising Star' at travel site

A lakeshore city is among 32 global destinations to see at least 500-percent growth in searches at a travel website during the first half of 2015. Read More

Public Record

Oct. 2 — Mortgages Read More