January 17

Doula agency earns B Corp status

A local agency that offers birth and postpartum services earned certification as a benefit corporation. Read More

Michigan tribes purchase historic downtown building

Two Michigan tribes are purchasing a historic building downtown for $17.5 million. Read More

Racial equity lender receives federal funding

A local racial equity lender has received technical assistance funding from the federal government. Read More

Ford Airport adds three nonstop flights

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is adding nonstop flights to three new destinations. Read More

Firm establishes West Michigan tech hub

A developer of gift card technology is expanding its services with a new West Michigan office. Read More

Staffing firm hosting project management seminar

A local staffing firm is hosting a two-day workshop on project management. Read More
|

TV station adds community strategy manager

A familiar face joined another Grand Rapids’ television news station. Read More
|

Accounting firm adds three partners

A locally based independent accounting firm added three partners to its roster. Read More
|

Foam products maker begins $1.5M expansion

A maker of craft and floral foam products has broken ground on a $1.5 million expansion of its manufacturing facility in the region. Read More
|

Air compression solutions maker acquires dealer

The North American subsidiary of a global supplier of compressed air solutions acquired a local distributor. Read More
|

Ford Airport adds board member

A new member joined the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority board. Read More
|

Wolverine inks licensing deal with glove maker

Wolverine Worldwide has signed a multiyear partnership with a glove manufacturer that will produce a full collection of “work-tough” hand wear. Read More
|

West Side HQ earns LEED plaudits

A local sustainability consultant earned two awards for its headquarters renovations. Read More
|

Management company acquires co-working space

A management and venture investment company acquired a local co-working and event space. Read More
|

Senior care provider receives dementia accreditation

A senior care provider is the first in the state to receive accreditation from a dementia-focused organization. Read More
|

Grocery chain expands participation in healthy food program

A local grocery chain is expanding its participation in a healthy food incentive program to three more Michigan stores. Read More
|

Drone company earns best in state title

A West Michigan drone company has earned the title of best in the state. Read More
|

Owner sells CNC machining business

A pair of local investors have acquired a longtime CNC machining business from its founder and owner. Read More
|

Boston Square-focused nonprofit hires first engagement manager

A nonprofit focused on improving a neighborhood in southeast Grand Rapids has created an engagement and relationships manager role. Read More
|

Food consulting firm opens New York office

A firm in the region that helps food and beverage startups commercialize has opened an East Coast office. Read More
|

List Store

2019 Book of Lists

2017 Top Area Commercial Real Estate Brokers

2017 Top Area General Contractors

2017 Top Area Credit Unions

2017 Top Area Banks

2018 Book of Lists

More Lists

Opinion

Dangerously high water levels require immediate action

We have witnessed the highest lake levels since the mid-1980s. Seeing the devastation on both public and private lands truly has been eye-opening.
|

Undertrained sales managers often make common mistakes

In most organizations, sales managers are the essential bridge between the company’s sales goals and the realization of those goals.
|

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.
|
More Opinions

Poll

Does your business practice IT security?
View Results Poll Archive

UPCOMING

Editor's Picks