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February 21, 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.
February 21, 2017
Despite twice requesting extensions on $3-million loan from state, market’s CEO and president claims it is ‘financially sustainable.’
Despite having twice requested extensions on its $3-million loan with the state of Michigan, Mimi Fritz of the Grand Rapids Downtown Market said the Grand Action and Downtown Development Authority-backed venture is financially sustainable and doing well. Read More
S. Abraham & Sons cites convenience store offerings, customer service, technology and family culture as reasons for its longevity.
S. Abraham & Sons weathered a depression and several recessions on the strength of a simple idea: Each generation has its own product demands, but people always need good service. Read More
Grand Rapids native, Mini Mogul Group founder Kristian Grant showed entrepreneurial spirit as a child.
Growing up, even if she never actually said she wanted to be an entrepreneur, the signs were always there Kristian Grant had big ideas that needed to get out. Read More
National report reveals students who went to four-year college are earning more at 34 than those who attended two-year college, for-profit college.
Lou Glazer said a common refrain he hears from employers, parents and politicians is high school graduates would make higher wages by pursuing two-year degrees or occupational certificates instead of a traditional four-year education. Read More
FormulaFolio Investments lands on Inc. lists, doubles its downtown footprint — and now aims for certified B Corp. status
For Ryan Wenk, watching FormulaFolio Investment’s year-over-year growth has been like witnessing a car traveling at full speed. Read More
Grand Rapids employers universally are impacted by the talent shortage and identify the issue as the top concern in moving their businesses forward or expanding. Read More
In December, Gov. Rick Snyder signed bipartisan legislation that will increase Michigan’s use of clean, renewable energy and save Michigan families and businesses money on their electricity bills. Read More
Thinking about transferring your family business interests or other assets this year? Read More
Dr. Husam Abed joined Grand Rapids Women’s Health practice. Read More
The holidays are over, and we are now into the back-to-work mode of 2017. Read More