Architecture & Design

Buildings, concepts and plans


Comfort Research launches ‘innovative’ seating option

Grand Rapids-based seating maker uses automotive technology to make lightweight chair.

February 24, 2017
A Grand Rapids seating maker is eager for you to take a seat. Read More

Custom carpet and rug maker acquires company

February 14, 2017
A pair of local custom carpet and rug makers are joining forces after an acquisition. Read More

Furniture maker 're-aligns' organizational structure

February 7, 2017
A furniture maker in the region has shaken up its leadership team. Read More

What’s next for furniture dealer Custer?

Founder and CEO David Custer to take step back, mentor son Todd on duties of CEO.

February 3, 2017
Custer Inc. founder and CEO David Custer recently announced the transition of leadership is underway at the business he started in 1981. Read More

Inside Track: Study abroad trip sets foundation

Urbaneer founder Bruce Thompson has undergrad experience in Spain to thank for tech career.

February 3, 2017
In the late 1980s, Bruce Thompson was struggling with Microsoft Excel while working at Hewlett Packard, so he posted a question on a forum connecting HP offices and left work for the day. Read More

Founder selling furniture chain to private equity firm

January 25, 2017
A Michigan furniture chain with multiple West Michigan locations is being sold to an East Coast private equity firm. Read More

Tech firm partners with Swedish company

January 25, 2017
A local technology firm is partnering with a Swedish maker of space-planning software. Read More

Furniture maker wins award for work-life balance

January 20, 2017
A furniture maker in the area is being recognized for its commitment to providing employees with a work-life balance. Read More

Self-tinting glass maker outfits Micron in Singapore

January 20, 2017
A West Michigan company’s self-tinting glass is part of an award-winning building in Singapore. Read More

Traditional malls are out — and de-malling is in

January 18, 2017
In today’s fast-paced world of tight schedules and front-door deliveries, mega-mall shopping is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Read More