Small Business & Startups

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Chamber names EPIC award finalists

September 29, 2016
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has named 20 finalists for its EPIC Awards. Read More

Real estate firm buys apartment complex

September 27, 2016
A local real estate firm has acquired a 264-unit apartment complex in the region. Read More

Wikia COO joins company’s advisory board

September 26, 2016
The COO of a wiki hosting platform has been named a strategic advisor for a local venture-backed tech company. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage sheds light on available resources

Organization holds networking event to give companies opportunity for growth.

September 23, 2016
West Michigan is populated with available resources and tools to assist fledgling and mid-sized companies grow and succeed. Read More

Get your hands dirty

September 22, 2016
"Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face and then reach for the stars." -Ben Stein Read More

Developer building lakeshore apartment complex

September 20, 2016
A developer is building a 204-unit apartment complex in a lakeshore community. Read More

Q&A: Jen Crowley

September 20, 2016
After majoring in English at the University of Michigan, Jen Crowley said she received a lucky break when she was hired for a “real job” as a technical writer. Read More

California firm buys real estate portfolio for $30M

September 19, 2016
A California firm has purchased five industrial buildings in the region for more than $30 million. Read More

Food Truck Rally rolls into fairgrounds

September 16, 2016
A fairground in the area will welcome more than 50 food trucks on Saturday. Read More

Firm plans condo project downtown

September 14, 2016
A firm is planning an 11-unit condo project in a neighborhood downtown. Read More