May 24

Company closing and re-imagining restaurant on East Beltline

A locally based restaurant company is closing a 9-year-old eatery and converting it into a brunch place. Read More

'Nashville hot chicken' restaurant settles into Grand Rapids

A restaurant is bringing the heat of Nashville to Grand Rapids. Read More

Firm plans urban grocery store

A local developer hopes to bring a grocery store to a Grand Rapids neighborhood. Read More

Community rallies to save century-old theater

When a small city’s 103-year-old theater was the on the verge of collapsing, community members rallied to raise nearly $4 million for a full renovation that is nearly finished. Read More

Suburban brewery opening doors

The big chicken may be gone from an old hotel in the area, but another bird has come home to roost. Read More

Downtown hotel filling 50 positions

The management company for a new downtown hotel is hiring. Read More

PR industry hands out PRoof awards

The region’s public relations industry has recognized the best work over this past year. Read More

Economic Club names award winners

The Economic Club of Grand Rapids has selected the winners of its annual awards. Read More

Ice cream maker rolls out dairy-free lineup

A West Michigan ice cream maker has created a line of vegan flavors. Read More

Health system opens suburban medical office

A new medical office has opened in a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Private school group acquires academy

A local private school group has acquired an out-of-state academy with 16 campuses and changed its name. Read More

Restaurant and tasting room filling 160 positions

A wine and restaurant company is looking to hire 160 people for its first West Michigan location. Read More

Tech firm appoints co-CEOs

A local technology firm has named a pair of new leaders. Read More

Project 1 reveals installation sites

Project 1 has named three locations in Grand Rapids where it will make its debut. Read More

Firm plans urban retail and apartment project

A local developer is re-imagining a vacant lot in a Grand Rapids neighborhood. Read More

Makers gathering for Made in Michigan marketplace

More than 50 vendors will sell wares made in the Mitten State at an upcoming maker fair downtown. Read More

Grocery chain wraps $18.3M re-branding project

A locally based grocery chain has re-opened 18 stores after an $18.3-million re-branding process that created 120 jobs. 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.

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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