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An in-depth look at specific West Michigan industries.
It is now the fourth largest bank domiciled in Michigan.
There were some trying moments for Mercantile Bank Corp. over the past 16 months, but it may be smoother sailing ahead for the Grand Rapids-based organization, which just reported results of its first full quarter after a major merger with Firstbank Corp. of Alma. Read More
The frigid weather at the start of the year delayed the mortgage season in Michigan.
Dodd-Frank and the polar vortex both bedeviled the mortgage industry in Michigan in early 2014, but home buying has definitely picked up and is predicted to continue through 2015. Read More
Supporting down time benefits a company's bottom line.
Vacation or staycation, it doesn’t matter: American workers aren’t taking either. Read More
Tasting is at the heart of this weekend’s Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival. Read More
A group of advertising students from Grand Valley State University and Central Michigan University will have the opportunity to see their ideas translated into a real world advertising campaign for Amway Grand Plaza’s The Hotel Kitchen brand, which produces and sells various sauces. Read More