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Grand Rapids is the fastest growing metro region in the state. Read More
A recent string of news articles has focused on the shortage of skilled trades in the construction industry, most recently in the GRBJ with Mr. Lou Glazer, president of Michigan Future Inc., making the case that supply and demand economics still applies to the construction trades in the March 27 guest column, “Low wages causing skilled trade shortages?” Read More
In the seventh year of a national economic expansion — and an even stronger rebound from near bankruptcy of the domestic auto industry — too many Michigan households are struggling. Read More
Virtual care is a rapidly growing trend in health care. It is convenient, time-efficient and affordable for individuals seeking non-emergency care. Those individuals might be your employees, and this solution could save you, as their employer, time and money. Read More
The Grand Rapids Business Journal recently published an op-ed and comment that lays out the two most likely reasons for more demand by employers for skilled trades workers in manufacturing and construction than there are qualified applicants for those jobs. Read More
Indoor air quality is the new environmental driver for commercial real estate. Read More
Automotive suppliers and manufacturers around the world are getting on the virtual and augmented reality bandwagon. Read More