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Grand Rapids Business Journal
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February 8, 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.
February 8, 2016
Elevator Up expects to double in size by the end of the year.
Things are looking up for Grand Rapids’ startup community. Read More
Debra Van Hevele worked her way from teller window to corporate suite on the strength of lasting relationships.
Working as a part-time teller at her local Comerica Bank after high school, Debra Van Hevele never thought she would make a career out of it. Read More
The local and worldwide fight to end human trafficking has found new allies in two West Michigan women entrepreneurs. Read More
Western Theological Seminary is seeing enrollment increases, but not all are ‘traditional’ students.
For a 150-year-old institution to survive in the 21st century, it’s accepted that some changes have to be made. In the world of theological education, that’s true, as well. Read More
New mayor identifies neighborhood and sustainability actions in first State of the City address.
The iconic 1892-built Harris Building at 111 S. Division Ave. housed another historic event last week as the first female mayor of Grand Rapids delivered the State of the City address for 2016. Read More
A lakeshore community has set its sights on improving the quality and sustainability of social, economic, residential and recreational activities for one of its greatest assets. Read More
Feeding America West Michigan doled out 27.6 million pounds of food last year.
For the last three years, the work of Feeding America West Michigan has been off the charts. Read More
If you do the math, changes to Michigan’s personal property tax could add up to new savings for most business taxpayers. Read More
Thinking. Sales thinking. Service thinking. Business thinking. Read More
Nonresidential construction spending dipped for a second consecutive month, falling 0.4 percent on a monthly basis in December, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Read More