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Elzinga & Volkers

Association names winners of construction safety awards

The safest contractors in West Michigan were revealed this week. Read More

Koops DVT automated test and package cell

Automation supplier plans new facility

A maker of automated machinery in the region is planning to build a new 40,000-square-foot facility and create 60 jobs. Read More

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Customer contact center laying off workforce

A company expects to lay off all of the employees at its local customer contact center. Read More

Jon Potvin

Real estate firm names managing director

There’s a new managing director at a commercial real estate firm in town. Read More

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Agricultural company sells and saves 300 jobs

Three hundred jobs in the region have been saved after an agricultural company facing bankruptcy sold its assets. Read More

Capacity vs. greed and fear

Each week, I speak with fellow business owners who say the same thing: “We cannot find good help!” Read More

2504 Ardmore St. SE Grand Rapids

Investor buys two office buildings

A pair of office buildings off of a retail corridor in town have been sold. Read More

Victoria Mitchell

Q&A: Victoria Mitchell

Victoria Mitchell is a commercial real estate sales associate for Ben M. Muller Realty Co. Read More

5265 Kellogg Woods Dr. SE Kentwood

Finishing company leases half of industrial building

A local metal and plastic finishing company is expanding its operation. Read More

KitchenAid ProLine Series Espresso Maker

Appliance maker doubling Midwest facility

An appliance maker in the region is planning to nearly double the size of an out-of-state facility. Read More

The Mines

Golf courses upgrade in hopes of an upswing

With the number of rounds played dipping over the last decade, golf courses are scrambling to attract players to the game. Read More


Corporate look is intentional at Davenport

Eleven years ago, Davenport University bought a flat piece of green land along Kraft Avenue. Read More

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West Side restaurant and bar opens

A new West Side restaurant and bar has opened its doors. Read More

Signature Flight Support hangar Ford airport

Aviation company completes $6M hangar and terminal

A provider of business aviation services has completed a $6-million expansion project at Gerald R. Ford International Airport that will double its capacity. Read More

Gerald R. Ford International Airport north parking lot

Ford airport adds parking

After a two-and-a-half month closure, Gerald R. Ford International Airport has re-opened its North Lot with expanded parking. Read More

Public Record

Aug. 19 — Mortgages Read More