Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Brewery sells to Colorado company

March 27, 2015
A growing craft brewery that distributes in Michigan has been purchased by a brewery with an international distribution footprint. Read More

Sign store ranks among tops in chain

March 27, 2015
A sign store is one of the top-selling franchisees in its chain. Read More

Brewery cans summer beer

March 26, 2015
One of the state’s summer craft beer staples is coming to market in a new container. Read More

Woman faces prison time over fast-food shooting

March 26, 2015
| By AP
A woman unhappy with her fast-food order is facing prison time for shooting at the restaurant. Read More

Bar travels south for $3M expansion

March 25, 2015
A bar chain is entering its fourth state. Read More

Firm buys 'well-run' downtown apartment building for $9.3M

March 24, 2015
A downtown apartment building with ground-floor retail and office space is under new ownership. Read More

Local First produces INsight for entrepreneurs

March 23, 2015
Local First’s INsight Conference is back. Read More

Cider makers come full circle

A 150-year-old family farm in Hudsonville is impetus for new business venture.

March 20, 2015
Following a year of painstaking renovations, a trio of partners recently pushed out their first two batches of cider. Read More

Appliance maker forms new global business unit

March 19, 2015
An appliance maker has formed a new global business unit focused on a “fast-growing” market with “significant growth potential.” Read More

Retailer steps out with 'shop in shop'

March 19, 2015
A retailer has partnered with a footwear brand to open a pilot concept “shop” in one of its stores. Read More