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The Foundry building CSM Group of Companies Kalamazoo

Construction brands align under new parent company

A construction firm and several related brands in the region are now operating under a new parent company. Read More

Pfizer Building 541 warehouse dedication Portage

Drug maker opens $30M warehouse

A global drug maker with a manufacturing operation in the region has opened a 98,500-square-foot warehouse to free up production space on its campus. Read More

Pathway to Living Azpira Place of Breton

Senior living company acquires facility

A Chicago-based developer, owner and operator of senior living communities has acquired a facility in the area. Read More

Rachael Veldkamp

Q&A: Rachael Veldkamp

Rachael Veldkamp is a real estate broker and the co-owner of RE/MAX of Grand Rapids. Read More

wine bar rendering Kaltic Liquors

Family plans wine bar downtown

A family business has received a local approval to open a wine bar in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More


Ag company building $1.2M storage facility

An agricultural company is planning to construct a $1.2-million storage facility in the region. Read More

Amway Grand Plaza

Record attendance drives hotel revenue

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Kent County’s hotel revenue saw an increase of 6.8 percent in 2017. The percentage growth has not been as large as in past years, but the record revenue of nearly $211 million can be attributed to several factors. Read More

Highpoint Flats

Muskegon’s initial ‘skyscraper’ is reborn

After a nearly decade-long hiatus, including almost two years in planning and construction, Highpoint Flats Apartments is set for completion in late May. Read More


Triangle builds on first 100 years

One hundred years after a Grand Rapids carpenter and his two sons founded what would become Triangle Associates Inc., the long-standing general contractor still is growing and bracing for a tight project schedule in summer 2018. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage supports $90M in private investment

Last year’s numbers are in for Lakeshore Advantage, the nonprofit economic development organization serving employers in Ottawa and northern Allegan counties. Read More

Real estate execs dismiss bitcoin frenzy

A recent collaboration between a global property marketplace and the city of South Burlington, Vermont, could be the first in a growing trend of real estate transactions being recorded on the blockchain, but don’t expect the trend to hit the West Michigan market anytime soon. Read More

Further analysis needed for large hotel development

The Business Journal is reporting on consecutive years of hotel occupancy rate increases; the reasons for that growth were underscored in the recent GRBJ Newsmakers of the Year awards. Read More

izzy+ Peyton seating Dale side table and Forum Naturals lounge table

Furniture maker rolls out three product lines

A furniture maker in the region is rolling out three related product lines to bring the feeling of home into the workplace. Read More

Rate hike

Grand Rapids ranks No. 3 in US for 'first-time homebuyers'

Grand Rapids is one of the best places in the country for first-time homebuyers. Read More

home for rent sign landlord tenant

Association producing conference for real estate investors

A local association of landlords is hosting a conference downtown. Read More

Gentex headquarters Zeeland

Companies investing $105M in operations and creating 262 jobs

Two companies in the region are planning to expand their operations and workforces — after a number of improvements to nearby roadways. Read More

Jim Feltch

Construction firm appoints top execs

A construction firm in the region has made three appointments to its senior leadership team. Read More

Van Andel Arena

Downtown venues earn world-class rankings

A pair of downtown venues rank among the top entertainment facilities in the world. Read More

Rasheda Weaver

Grand Rapids hosting Neighborhood Summit

The city of Grand Rapids will host a free summit on economic equity next month. Read More

Public Record

Feb. 16 — Mortgages Read More