Grand Rapids Business Journal
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November 28, 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.
November 28, 2016
Mel Trotter extends Fall Food Drive in an attempt to meet 50,000-pound collection goal.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Nearly three-fourths of the way into its annual Fall Food Drive, Mel Trotter Ministries announced it was 40,000 pounds short of its 50,000-pound collection goal. Read More
T2C Studio opens to help first-generation college students and students of color.
Area education and municipal leaders said they are concerned not enough Grand Rapids Public Schools students make it to and through college — which means the region’s talent pool is not as strong as it could be. Read More
Dean of MSU College of Human Medicine preaches treating everybody, especially his patients, with respect.
As a child, Norman J. Beauchamp Jr. always came to the dinner table prepared to answer three questions posed by his mother: How was your day? What was your highlight? And did you achieve your goals? Read More
Mary Frey Bennett stresses continued commitment to West and Northern Michigan communities.
Every year, the Frey Foundation can be counted on to donate approximately $6 million to programs and projects in West and Northern Michigan communities, including to some of the region’s most transformational projects, such as Van Andel Arena and Grand Rapids Downtown Market. Read More
Editor: A recent editorial from the Grand Rapids Business Journal about the state legislature’s work to update Michigan’s energy law (“State energy ‘choice’ legislation designed to deceive,” Nov. 7, Grand Rapids Business Journal) did not address some important issues. Read More
Sprinkled among the political thunder and lightning we’ve tried to escape this year is a proposal to change tax rules affecting transfers of ownership of family businesses. Read More
Proposed legislation aims to bolster ‘due care’ responsibilities for property owners developing land.
A proposed change to a law on environmental cleanup regulations aims to bolster the “due care” responsibilities property owners face when developing land. Read More