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Lakeshore chamber names Small Business Person of the Year

November 20, 2014
The chairman of an electronics maker that's lighting up with business is the Small Business Person of the Year at the lakeshore. Read More

Startup groups homebuyers by neighborhood

November 20, 2014
A startup is developing a web platform to help homebuyers “create momentum” in neighborhoods by coordinating their purchases together. Read More

Social worker expands services for law firm

November 19, 2014
A social worker is helping a full-service law firm better serve clients that have needs that extend beyond the legal realm. Read More

Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses produces Black Market

November 19, 2014
The two-day Black Market is returning this weekend. Read More

Chris Willis consults on 'return on people'

November 18, 2014
Chris Willis is calling for a revolution in human capital, and she’s actively leading the charge to change the way large corporations measure and value their people. Read More

IT company merges with software firm

November 17, 2014
With a merger deal in place, a growing IT firm has fulfilled its co-founder’s “vision” for the company. Read More

GR Forward employs several outreach methods

Organization is gathering citizen input on downtown’s future.

November 14, 2014
The future of Grand Rapids is housed at 50 Louis St. NW. Read More

Thoughts become things

November 13, 2014
Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, either way you are right.” Read More

Single-minded marketing firm expands into Chicago

November 10, 2014
A marketing firm specializing in a single service has moved into Chicago, taking it one step closer to its goal of becoming a regional company. Read More

Neighborhood businesses garner awards

The newest Rodriguez Supermarket receives the 2014 Grand Award.

November 7, 2014
Ninety-six businesses were nominated for the 25th Annual Neighborhood Business Awards in Grand Rapids last week, with awards in more than a dozen categories presented by business leaders and city officials. Read More