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Organization identifies six goals, including creation of a true ‘downtown neighborhood.’
Following extensive public outreach efforts to gather feedback from all sectors of the Grand Rapids community, GR Forward presented an initial draft vision and set of six goals recently during a standing-room-only public forum. Read More
With economic indicator levels outpacing the national economy, the Grand Rapids metro is also growing at a faster rate than Shanghai and other major markets across the globe. Read More
For all of its growth in recent years, Grand Rapids still has a long way to go to make itself more economically friendly for African-Americans. Read More
Report indicates Kent is first of nation's 'large economies' to fully recover.
According to a study by the National Association of Counties, Kent County is the first “large economy” county in America — counties with more than 500,000 residents — to reach its pre-downturn unemployment rate. Read More