Grand Rapids Business Journal
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November 20, 2017
Since 1983, Grand Rapids Business Journal has been West Michigan's primary and most trusted source of local business news. The weekly print edition of the Business Journal, a must-read for the area’s top decision-makers, is known as the business newspaper of metro Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and all of West Michigan.
November 20, 2017
Autumn Sands started working for Barfly Ventures as a bartender and created her role as sustainability manager two years later.
After eight years of working as a bartender, Autumn Sands said she couldn’t help feeling guilty about the amount of non-biodegradable materials she contributed to landfills. Read More
Crowned Free co-owners switch to direct sales model to involve other women in helping sex trafficking survivors.
A company that launched in 2014 selling custom fashions in boutiques has moved toward a pop-up shop and direct sales model to “link arms” with women who want to help survivors of sex trafficking. Read More
Department of Public Works hopes to build a sustainable business park that will allow reuse of high-value items among incoming refuse.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Kent County Department of Public Works is creating a plan to reduce landfill waste by 90 percent by 2030. Read More
President of Cascade Business Team believes in power of business for social change.
In keeping with Cascade Engineering’s family business model of social responsibility, Christina Keller, president of Cascade Business Team, is passionate about the abilities of businesses to make a positive impact on their communities. Read More
Likely surge attributed to new firms entering Grand Rapids, existing firms expanding to more efficient space.
In its annual Law Firm Perspective, real estate group JLL highlighted how Grand Rapids’ law market is poised for growth as outside groups are entering the market. Read More
Consulting firm’s quarterly office furniture industry survey shows gross sales are up.
A West Michigan consulting firm released the results of its quarterly survey on the health of the office furniture industry, and indicators point to growth in 2017 and a positive 2018. Read More
Two very different meetings were held a day apart last week to give community discussion to the increasingly obvious affordable housing issue in Grand Rapids. Read More
The population of adults age 80 and above is expected to increase 30 percent, to 15.7 million, in the next eight years. Read More
Oxford Financial Group signed a long-term lease for a 6,882-square-foot space located at 85 Campau Ave. NW. Read More