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More motorists seriously injured in construction zones

But the state says fewer were killed last year.

LANSING — Serious injuries from Michigan road construction crashes are on the rise, although the actual number of crashes, deaths and all injuries has dipped. Read More

Shopping center signs fashion retailers

April 17, 2014
A local shopping center is making room for two fashion retailers already familiar with the area. Read More

New owners plan hotel, apartments for downtown landmark

April 16, 2014
The new owners of a six-story building in downtown Grand Rapids are planning to convert the landmark into a hotel and apartments. Read More

Inside Track: GR Young Architect of the Year receives national award, too

Matt Slagle of TowerPinkster has some big projects under his belt, including several area high school renovations.

April 11, 2014
In June, design architect Matt Slagle will be presented with the 2014 American Institute of Architects Young Architects Award at the national organization’s annual conference in Chicago. Read More

Elzinga & Volkers celebrates its safety streak

Construction firm has more than 2,500 days without an incident.

April 11, 2014
Twenty-five hundred days and counting — that’s how long it’s been since Elzinga & Volkers had a day of lost time due to an injury. Read More

Figuring the MPG of a house

The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability in GR verifies LEED certification for homes in all price ranges.

April 11, 2014
The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability talks a lot about MPG — but it’s not referring to cars. Read More

College builds $8M health sciences center

April 10, 2014
A college in the region is investing $8 million to build a health sciences center at one of its campuses. Read More

Dialysis company builds out clinic

April 10, 2014
A dialysis company with German roots is building a 9,300-square-foot clinic with a local contractor. Read More

Whitecaps take advantage of opportunity

April 4, 2014
Most years, Lew Chamberlin likes to scout his team in Florida during spring training. Read More

Spring 'stampede' heads for housing market

April 3, 2014
The residential real estate market is laying down the welcome mat for spring after a record-breaking winter. Read More