Grand Rapids Business Journal
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May 22, 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.
May 22, 2017
Ottawa County Parks & Recreation Commission hopes to complete $41-million plan linking Grand Haven to Grand Rapids in five years.
In a few short years, West Michigan residents and visitors will be able to bike from Grand Haven to Grand Rapids making pit stops at parks and swim spots along the way. Read More
With the popularity of open plan offices plummeting, furniture and space designers say versatility is the name of the game.
A recent poll by Refresh Leadership revealed that only 8 percent of employees like working in open concept offices without walls, cubicles or privacy. Area furniture designers are listening. Read More
Following 10 years of declining sales, construction equipment manufacturer looks to triple market share with five-year plan.
James Maioho is setting up a bulkhead to help resuscitate Case Construction Equipment’s market share and reputation in Michigan. Read More
A recovered drug addict and former Mel Trotter resident, Smashburger GM helps men get life back on track.
Tony Johnson often spends his lunch hour at Mel Trotter Ministries interviewing possible job applicants to come work for him at Smashburger, where he is the general manager. Read More
Mobile GR wants $8.57 million for parking capital projects, including construction of new surface lot near Downtown Market.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Rapids City Commission recently got a preview into what parking and mobility in the city will look like in the coming years. Read More
To say that Kent County’s Millennium Park is connected to Lake Michigan might be considered a stretch of imagination or fantasy, or require proofs of the Grand River’s meandering path to the mouth of the Big Lake. Read More
Appealing real property tax assessments on business property requires careful attention to the details, including filing the appeal by the relevant deadlines. Read More
You want the deal badly. Read More
Starting July 1, with the opportunity for an extension, Maria Cimitile will be Grand Valley State University’s new provost and executive vice president for academic and student affairs. Read More