January 23

Dessert shop opens on Division Avenue

A dessert business has opened a new storefront in town. Read More

Detroit pizza chain entering West Michigan market

The former site of an Italian restaurant in a Grand Rapids suburb will see new life as a pizzeria this spring. Read More

Suburban insurance firm relocating downtown

An insurance firm is moving from a suburb to a new high-rise downtown. Read More

Grocery gets a second chance

Madison Square residents can thank five brothers from metro Detroit for preventing their neighborhood from becoming a food desert. Read More

Partners begin 80-unit residential project

A local developer has begun construction of a new residential project in the area. Read More

Law firm elects chair and executive partner

A locally based law firm with offices across the state has elected a new group of leaders. Read More
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Partners unveil West Side solar power project

A major commercial solar power project on Grand Rapids’ West Side has been unveiled. Read More
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Downtown hosting Women's Day event

Four West Michigan organizations are producing a day-long event celebrating International Women’s Day. Read More
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Hospital earns stroke center certification

A local hospital has received a new certification for its stroke care. Read More
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Furniture maker appoints board member

A West Michigan furniture maker has appointed a new board member to lead its “digital transformation initiatives.” Read More
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GVSU names first female president

Grand Valley State University has selected its next president. Read More
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Investors buy Fulton Street building

An urban building with ground-floor retail and apartments upstairs has been sold. Read More
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Corporate foundation donates $25K to nonprofit

A drug maker’s foundation has donated $25,000 to a nonprofit focused on providing mentors for children. Read More
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Grand Rapids Chamber hosting annual meeting

The Grand Rapids Chamber is preparing for its annual meeting next week. Read More
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Q&A: Jill May

Jill May is a lifelong nonprofit professional who's dedicated to helping make her community “a better place to live, work and play for all.” Read More
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Local event helps midsize manufacturers plan for Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Are you prepared? A local event in Grand Rapids aims to help midsize manufacturers prepare for the coming changes by providing actionable takeaways that can be applied the same day. Called PivotPoint, the event will take place March 13 at the Goei Center in Grand Rapids. Read More
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College opens financial planning center

A college in the region has opened a new education center focused on financial planning. Read More
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Mental health provider receiving $1.3M for Alzheimer's study

A local mental health care organization is joining a national study to investigate treatments for people with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More
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Ford airport reports best-ever December

Gerald R. Ford International Airport is reporting another record-breaking month. Read More
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Health system appoints diversity officer

A local health system has named its new diversity officer. 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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