March 21

The Cheesecake Factory is coming to West Michigan

The Cheesecake Factory is planning to open its first West Michigan location. Read More

Tool and die company files for bankruptcy

Another tool and die company in the area has filed for bankruptcy. Read More

Entrepreneur takes reins of brewery

A major investor of capital and resources in a local brewery since 2014 is now its sole owner. Read More

West Michigan produces 12 of the state's 50 Companies to Watch

A dozen companies from the region rate among this year’s 50 Companies to Watch in Michigan. Read More

Millennials’ values may come back to haunt them

“Experiences over things” is a mantra many millennials embrace, but a local wealth manager sees it as a liability to their futures. Read More

Firm starts construction on sorority house

A local developer battled frigid temperatures recently to begin work on a sorority house in the area. Read More
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Barbecue chain opening location

The first West Michigan location for a national barbecue chain will open soon. Read More
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Brewery outgrows taproom

A brewery in the region is moving to a larger taproom. Read More
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SpartanNash commits to 'clean' labeling

A locally based grocery chain and food distributor is cleaning up its product ingredients and re-designing labels. Read More
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Partners producing hemp conference

A conference focusing on hemp will take place in Grand Rapids this weekend. Read More
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Law firm elects attorneys to management committee

Three partners at a local law firm are now part of its management committee. Read More
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Spirits maker plans lakeshore tasting room

Residents of a lakeshore town soon won’t have to go far to be able to enjoy handcrafted cocktails from an award-winning distillery. Read More
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HopCat hiring for new West Michigan location

A chain of beer bars is hiring for a new location in the region. Read More
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City creates economic development department

A city in the region has created and staffed an economic development department. Read More
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Firm plans event venue at ex-school on West Side

A developer is planning to convert an old school on the city’s West Side into an event venue. Read More
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Restaurant company and university partner on employee scholarships

Employees of a restaurant company can now receive higher education scholarships through a new partnership. Read More
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Event celebrates women leaders

West Michigan’s top businesswomen packed the house with some serious girl power. Read More
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Owner marks one year of board game deliveries

Those who came of age in the 1990s recall the hallmarks of many a Friday night: delivery pizza and VHS movie rentals. Jared Leatzow is channeling those days with his new board game delivery company, Lakeshore Game Night. Read More
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Ex-professor donates to GVSU’s advertising and PR program

Advertising and public relations students at Grand Valley State University soon will be able to utilize a recent donation. Read More
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Inside Track: Investor invests in ag industry

Tim Parker is the president of Grand Angels venture group, which provides financial investment, mentorship opportunities and network resources to startup companies to help them grow. Read More
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Connecting disease origins through metabolism

As technology continues to reshape how we interact with the world, advances in science and medicine are helping us live longer than ever before, a positive outcome tempered by a parallel and concerning rise in certain diseases.
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HireReach sets bar for employment practices

The Business Journal story reporting on changes in hiring practices at Mercy Health is nothing short of riveting for its success in eliminating bias in the selection and training process. President Bill Manns initiated the implementation of a new process five years ago to address diversity and turnover.
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