October 19

ASAM names ‘Contractor of the Year’

A local construction group was recognized for its distinguished service at an awards ceremony last night. Read More

Brewery opening in suburb

The co-owners of the area’s newest brewery are returning to their roots. Read More

Real estate agency reopens suburban office

A local real estate group has renovated its office in a historic landmark. Read More

Casino plans $100M expansion

A casino in the area has unveiled plans for a major expansion. Read More

Commission suspends Van Andel Arena's liquor license

Van Andel Arena’s liquor license has been temporarily suspended. Read More

College hosting job fair

A job fair next week will have representatives of nearly 30 employers. Read More

Food maker launching limited-edition cereal, donating $50K to GLAAD

Kellogg Company is donating $50,000 to an LGBTQ advocacy group and launching a limited-edition cereal to support anti-bullying efforts. Read More

Nonprofit names ‘Sustainable Business of the Year’

A local sustainability nonprofit named its Sustainable Business of the Year and honored other winners at an awards ceremony downtown. Read More

Eye-care company hires doctor

A network of eye-care practices has added a new doctor. Read More

Business Journal names 40 Under 40 honorees

This year’s Grand Rapids Business Journal class of 40 Under 40 Business Leaders has a decidedly tech flavor. Read More

University spending $5.7M to remodel church into radio station

A university is remodeling a former church to house the operations of its radio program. Read More

Bank opens downtown retail loan office

A locally based bank has opened a retail loan office in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Real estate agency reopens suburban office

A local real estate group has renovated its office in a historic landmark. Read More

Pizza chain opens suburban location

A national pizza chain has a new location in the area. Read More

Law firm opens office in Qatar

A Michigan law firm with a presence in the region has expanded to Qatar. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide hires first chief merchant officer

Wolverine Worldwide has tapped an expert to fill a newly created role overseeing its merchandising growth strategy. Read More

Manufacturer building 36-acre campus

A maker of conveyor belt solutions is moving its local operation to a larger campus in the area. 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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