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Grand Rapids Business Journal
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September 28, 2015
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.
September 28, 2015
Facility also will provide support for older adults experiencing physical or cognitive changes.
Three area colleges and universities are collaborating to bring integrated rehabilitation services to patients and interdisciplinary learning to students under a single roof. Read More
Grand Rapids Art Museum director finds something ‘unique and different’ about the city and its commitment to creativity.
Rubber chickens apparently are enough to lure an accomplished arts professional to Grand Rapids. Read More
The vast majority of American seniors would prefer to “age in place” — remaining at home as they grow older. Read More
Grand Rapids is a place where good ideas can really make a difference.
LANSING — In a state that is battling to overcome its perception as an economic sinkhole, the presence of revived cities, growing local economies and the idealistic attitude of students are starting to keep young entrepreneurs in Michigan. Read More
State will play on the strong business connections between the two regions.
LANSING — The number of Chinese travelers and the amount of money spent per visitor are the highest among all groups of international visitors, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Read More
MSU is working on technology that places sensors in the concrete or asphalt mix.
LANSING — If Michigan ever gets around to fixing its crumbling roads, engineers might be well-served to consider a new ingredient in the road-making mix. Read More
Michigan is slow to recover from higher ed cuts in the Great Recession.
LANSING — State funding for higher education has seen a dramatic reduction in the past few decades — and students are feeling the budget squeeze. Read More
While the start of ArtPrize held center stage last week, the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping for a meeting of tech executives in Seattle and political meetings in Washington, D.C, did not escape the attention of West Michigan business owners. Read More
Editor: I was deeply disappointed — and frankly dismayed — by the story “Liquor license quest overcomes challenges” (Business Journal, Sept. 11, 2015, page 1). Read More
On Oct. 1, 2015, thanks to recent changes in the law, there will be several big changes to Michigan's periodic garnishment process. Read More
I’m against all systems of selling. So are all salespeople. Read More
Thirty-four years ago, Potter’s House Christian Schools started with two volunteer teachers in the basement of Roosevelt Park Community Christian Reformed Church, 811 Chicago Drive SW, in Wyoming. Read More
Michigan retailers’ sales forecasts remain strong for fall despite a drop in August sales, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read More