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December 15, 2014
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.
December 15, 2014
But employees’ ‘front door’ mentality needs to be rethought.
The Grand Rapids Parking Commission is considering whether to recommend monthly parking rate changes for its ramps and surface lots, which has some people wondering if higher pricing in high-capacity lots will chase some downtown businesses to the suburbs. Read More
As managing director of Actors’ Theatre, Kyle Los will use his business development experience to engage local businesses.
In November, Kyle Los joined Actors’ Theatre as managing director. Read More
Acquisition of Tennessee firm should bring combined 2015 revenues to $100M.
A Grand Rapids-based medical device company is looking to expand into the contract/manufacturing market by adding to its customer base with the acquisition of a Tennessee-based manufacturer. Read More
Natural Resources Trust Fund recommends grant of $810,000 to help buy 170 acres.
The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board is recommending the Michigan Legislature fund 69 recreation development projects and land acquisitions in 2015, one of which is the purchase of 170 acres in Caledonia Township by Kent County for addition to an undeveloped park. Read More
Some individuals are critical of how the millage revenue will be spent.
Hiring of additional staff is underway in Kent County, as is the search for a new home for the county’s office of veterans services, the result of the successful millage vote in November. Read More
Ninety-five percent of all salespeople try to fit their sales day into a normal workday. Read More
Holland Home affiliation leverages technical, financial and administrative infrastructure.
A new organization is taking a different approach to the end-of-life journey by emphasizing honest communication between patient and physician and serving as a resource for those navigating complex medical and emotional decisions. Read More
“I happen to be a Christian myself, but I appreciate the various perspectives,” said David Bulkowski, who represents the city of Grand Rapids as a member of the Kent County Board of Commissioners. Read More