Economic Development

Hispanic chamber launches Transformando West Michigan

First phase of Latino entrepreneur coaching program targets restaurant owners.

June 8, 2018

City approves free Medical Mile bus route

GR, Spectrum Health, The Rapid to shoulder cost in three-year pilot partnership.

June 8, 2018

Christian colleges have $60B economic impact

Grand Rapids-based Calvin College, Cornerstone University, Kuyper College are among 142 schools in the study.

June 8, 2018

State Games’ impact expected to hit $4M

Olympic-style event will feature 39 sports at 50 venues in West Michigan.

June 1, 2018

Business leaders’ confidence slipping

Business Leaders for Michigan’s second-quarter survey attributes a 17 percent drop in confidence to uncertainty about election outcomes.

June 1, 2018

Business census nears deadline

Surveys conducted every five years are used by economic developers, policymakers.

June 1, 2018