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Longtime friends purchase company

Restaurant company owner and former city commissioner acquire Interphase Interiors.

February 23, 2018
The exclusive West Michigan dealer for Haworth office furnishings is under new ownership. Read More

Local First honoring Good for Grand Rapids winners

February 23, 2018
A local economic development nonprofit is celebrating a group of employers during an inaugural awards reception next month. Read More

Construction firm appoints top leadership

February 23, 2018
A construction firm in the region has a new generation of leaders. Read More

Creating high-quality content

February 22, 2018
Content marketing was a buzzword tossed around in marketing departments, blogs, conferences and coffee meetings throughout 2017. The trend will continue in 2018, and it’s more competitive than ever. Read More

Law firm appoints attorneys to executive committee

February 21, 2018
A local law firm has appointed a pair of attorneys to its executive committee. Read More

Q&A: Rachael Veldkamp

February 20, 2018
Rachael Veldkamp is a real estate broker and the co-owner of RE/MAX of Grand Rapids. Read More

VC firm invests in AI startup

February 19, 2018
A local venture capital firm is part of a $3-million financing round raised by a startup using artificial intelligence for employee recruitment. Read More

Real estate execs dismiss bitcoin frenzy

West Michigan leaders express concern over longevity, volatility of cryptocurrencies.

February 16, 2018
A recent collaboration between a global property marketplace and the city of South Burlington, Vermont, could be the first in a growing trend of real estate transactions being recorded on the blockchain, but don’t expect the trend to hit the West Michigan market anytime soon. Read More

Medical firm acquires practice

February 14, 2018
A local eye care practice has joined a management services organization. Read More

Tech company buys building

February 14, 2018
A tech company in the region is expanding into a new home that's nearly 400 percent larger than its current location. Read More