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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

Mayor calls for teamwork

The positive developments in Grand Rapids last year happened because of community partnerships, according to Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. She said teamwork will be even more essential heading into a challenging 2018. 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

Koral Fritz

Law firm hires attorneys

A local law firm has hired a pair of attorneys. 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

Mike Jandernoa and Sue Jandernoa

Grand Rapids couple gives $4.3M to U-M

ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan is getting $4.3 million from a Grand Rapids couple to largely help support an education partnership involving schools in West Michigan. 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

ShopWithScrip online shopper art

Owners sell fundraising company

A local gift card-based fundraising company has been sold to an out-of-state buyer. Read More

Desiree Foster

Grand Rapids appoints HR director

Grand Rapids has reinstated a former management position and named a 16-year employee to the role. Read More

Debbye Turner Bell

Partners producing Women's Day event downtown

Three organizations in the region are hosting an event downtown this month to celebrate International Women’s Day. Read More

Education funding targeting vulnerable students rather than whole districts deserves discussion

Gov. Rick Snyder released details of his budget spending plan for the next fiscal year, targeting June approval by the Michigan legislature. Read More

Joan Dahl

Barbecue chain opens restaurant

A new barbecue restaurant has opened in the area. Read More