Commentary on the news that's shaping West Michigan.
The Business Journal is reporting on consecutive years of hotel occupancy rate increases; the reasons for that growth were underscored in the recent GRBJ Newsmakers of the Year awards. Read More
Gov. Rick Snyder released details of his budget spending plan for the next fiscal year, targeting June approval by the Michigan legislature. Read More
The 2018 Health Check, analyzing health trends and costs in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon and Allegan counties, was announced by Grand Valley State University researchers. Read More
Michigan Treasurer Nick Khouri recently made brief remarks to the Michigan Bankers Association in a joint Economic Forecast Forum with the Michigan Chamber Foundation, providing his certainty that state revenues would increase by 3 percent in 2018. Read More
Long-predicted talent shortages remain the biggest obstacle to business success this year. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal has published well more than 2,500 stories in 2017, each focused on reporting in more than 30 business sectors, all of them local and regional. Read More