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Grand Rapids Business Journal
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May 2, 2016
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.
May 2, 2016
The radi8er app combines music streaming with maps of where artists are playing.
A Grand Rapids app that could potentially revolutionize the way the world listens to music is almost ready for launch. Read More
Ryan Mast digs into the flower planter industry with acquisitions, new products and retail locations.
When he started college, Ryan Mast intended to become an airline pilot, but instead he took off as an entrepreneur. Read More
Love of history leads to position as court historian for the Western District of Michigan.
President Abraham Lincoln created the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan during the Civil War. Up until then the state had only one district court, which was located on the east side and could be hard to access for some people. Read More
Farmers market, community center at heart of creating walkable spaces.
As urban blight continues to impact small towns across Michigan, Hudsonville is poised to revitalize its downtown. Read More
Effort is part of a bilingual outreach to involve Spanish-speaking business owners.
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has a plan to encourage more Hispanic small business owners and entrepreneurs to enter local business pitch competitions. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal notes this week the number of West Michigan companies that have attained rank in the Michigan Business and Professional Association’s 2016 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, an honor especially for its rigorous evaluation in 15 categories with 30 pages of documentation. Read More
West Michigan’s legacy as a manufacturing region began to take a turn two decades ago with the founding of the Van Andel Institute and the birth of the Medical Mile. Read More
Everyone has that odd uncle who shows up at family events and creates awkwardly memorable situations. Read More
I can’t help it. I read some bad sales advice today and I gotta say something. Read More
The initiative was created to coordinate care and appointments for critically ill children.
An opening ceremony was held last week for the new Peter and Joan Secchia CarePartners program at Helen Devos Children’s Hospital. Read More
Mark Lane likes it when he hears people say they hope never to see him again. Read More
Construction input prices rose on a monthly basis in March for the first time in nine months, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More