Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Family plans wine bar downtown

February 20, 2018
A family business has received a local approval to open a wine bar in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Snack brand releases new flavors

February 20, 2018
A snack brand is introducing two new flavors. Read More

West Michigan companies rate among 'World's Most Ethical'

February 19, 2018
A pair of companies in the region have landed on a list of organizations with the most ethical business practices in the world. Read More

Retailer raises $8.5M for food pantries

February 19, 2018
A locally based retailer raised $8.5 million for food pantries last year. Read More

Muskegon’s initial ‘skyscraper’ is reborn

Highpoint Flats apartment complex also will feature ground-floor retail space, office space.

February 16, 2018
After a nearly decade-long hiatus, including almost two years in planning and construction, Highpoint Flats Apartments is set for completion in late May. Read More

Downtown coffee shop plans to serve alcohol

February 15, 2018
A coffee company has received local approval to serve alcohol at its location downtown. Read More

Father and son plan barbecue restaurants

February 14, 2018
A long-time business owner in the region and his son plan to open a pair of barbecue restaurant franchises. Read More

Footwear retailer entering West Michigan market

February 12, 2018
An iconic footwear brand is opening its first store in West Michigan. Read More

Barbecue chain opens restaurant

February 8, 2018
A new barbecue restaurant has opened in the area. Read More

Bank plans suburban branch

February 8, 2018
A West Michigan-based bank is planning to open a new branch in the area this fall. Read More