Justin Dawes

Justin Dawes

Justin Dawes is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers economic development, health care, higher education, nonprofits, travel and tourism, the lakeshore and county government. Email Justin at jdawes at grbj dot com. Follow him on Twitter @dawes_justin

ARTICLES

Health nonprofit moves into new space

April 24, 2019
A local health care nonprofit has opened a new space for its headquarters and wellness office. Read More

Experience Grand Rapids names Hotelier of the Year

April 24, 2019
Experience Grand Rapids has announced the winner of its annual Hotelier of the Year award. Read More

Chamber honoring Excellence Award winners

April 23, 2019
A chamber of commerce in the region is producing its first Excellence Awards. Read More

Law school hires president

April 23, 2019
The next president has been selected for a local law school. Read More

College president stepping down

April 22, 2019
The president of a local college will soon "step away" from the top post. Read More

Nonprofit hosting Free Shred Day

April 22, 2019
A business services nonprofit is organizing a free paper-shredding event in town this weekend. Read More

West Michigan celebrates World Trade Month

Several organizations hosting events throughout May.

April 19, 2019
World Trade Month is almost here. Read More

Kent property values reach another record high

Coming out of the recession, county has seen an increase each year since 2012.

April 19, 2019
Kent County’s equalized property values have increased from last year’s all-time high. Read More

SMG eyes upgrades for venues

CAA board to vote in June on $4.56M in updates for DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall and Van Andel Arena.

April 19, 2019
Upgrades costing an estimated $4.56 million have been proposed for DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall and Van Andel Arena in 2020. Read More

Manufacturer investing $3M in expansion

April 19, 2019
A plastics supplier has decided to expand its operations in the region. Read More