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The SBA is funding Getting to Yes! training at GVSU.
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Office, in conjunction with the Michigan Small Business Development Center at Grand Valley State University, is bringing “Getting to Yes!” training to West Michigan. Read More
Now there just isn’t enough inventory to meet buyer demand.
The long, deep recession that flattened the residential real estate and home construction industries has finally ended, with an early indication that home prices in Kent County rose an average of 7.25 percent in 2014. Read More
A new organization is reshaping the way the state leverages the ability to build talent. Read More
Battle Creek and Michigan are considered two of the top markets in the nation for corporate real estate projects. Read More
The agency now owns an old plating factory containing dangerous chemicals.
The Kent County Land Bank Authority owns an old plating factory in southeast Grand Rapids that it is sure it can sell — but only after the vats and drums full of toxic chemicals have been removed and the property cleaned. Read More
Two dozen entrepreneurs with business ideas are talking to the Ottawa County organization.
Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator, the new statewide incubator launched in December in Ottawa County, has received a $25,000 contribution from Consumers Energy to support new businesses that have an invention or technology idea involving agriculture. Read More
The Ottawa County Planning Commission is considering leveraging a crowdfunding platform launched by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. as an additional fundraising tool to engage community members in supporting public improvement projects and to earn matching funds from the state. Read More
Federal Reserve Bank economist says recovery might finally reach more people.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) In 2015, the economic recovery might finally reach the middle and lower class, according to a Federal Reserve Bank economist who visited Grand Rapids recently. Read More