Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Grocer rolls out 'perfectly imperfect' produce

September 22, 2017
A locally based grocer has rolled out a new line of “perfectly imperfect” produce for customers. Read More

Spirits maker ranks No. 1 in national poll

September 22, 2017
A local distillery is considered the best spirits maker of its kind in the country after a public vote. Read More

20-acre property on 28th Street for sale

September 21, 2017
More than 20 acres of vacant land along 28th Street are for sale. Read More

Italian restaurant completes move

September 21, 2017
An Italian restaurant in suburban Grand Rapids has relocated. Read More

Retailer opening downtown grocery store and restaurant

September 20, 2017
A local retailer is opening a new downtown grocery store and restaurant this weekend. Read More

Bank closing 25 branches and cutting workforce

September 15, 2017
A Michigan bank with a large presence in the region has initiated a “restructuring effort” to reduce the size of its workforce and branch network. Read More

Produce company branches into making apple cider

September 15, 2017
A produce company in the region is expanding into the cider-making business. Read More

Grocery store completes $2.7M remodel

September 12, 2017
A local grocery store has completed its $2.7-million remodeling project. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Jason Spaulding and Kris Spaulding of Brewery Vivant

September 12, 2017
Jason Spaulding and Kris Spaulding — the co-owners of Brewery Vivant — are the featured guests in episode 51 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

West Michigan aiming for Amazon's HQ2

September 11, 2017
West Michigan is tossing its hat in the ring to land Amazon’s next headquarters — a potential $5-billion investment with as many as 50,000 new jobs. Read More