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January 16, 2018
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.
January 16, 2018
President of SalesPad uses emerging technology to increase productivity in every step of career.
Jen Jurgens hadn’t been SalesPad’s vice president of marketing for even a year before stepping into the role of the company’s president, but coming from a diverse career involving the use of new and emerging technologies to optimize efficiency has given her the skills and the perspective to be at the forefront of innovation. Read More
Outside investors boost industrial real estate market, new construction to add office space.
The fourth-quarter reports recently released by JLL highlight a steady increase in rental prices and decline in vacancy for both the industrial and office sectors. Read More
Loss of funds attributed to patients migrating from Disabled, Aged and Blind plan to Healthy Michigan plan.
The Lakeshore Regional Entity is suffering from declining revenue, forcing community mental health service programs in the region to reduce their budgets. Read More
Commissioner James Saalfeld re-elected as chair for third term.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners last week voted to appoint the members of its executive team for 2018, which include several incumbent leaders. Read More
Michigan Treasurer Nick Khouri last week made brief remarks to the Michigan Bankers Association in a joint Economic Forecast Forum with the Michigan Chamber Foundation, providing his certainty that state revenues would increase by 3 percent in 2018. Read More
The new year has dawned upon us. The past year is a memory, and the new year offers new and exciting opportunities. Many see a new year as an opportunity to make new resolutions. In some situations, this allows one to reevaluate past personal financial decisions and to make any appropriate changes for the upcoming year. This new year is no different. Read More