Blogs

Grand Rapids Business Journal Economy blog

Banking & Finance

A blog that discusses the trends that affect the fiscal health of organizations, our communities, the nation and the world. Read More

Money and memory loss: Talking with family over the holidays

November 15, 2018
The season of holiday gatherings is upon us again. This year, you may notice a parent or other family member who doesn’t seem to be doing as well as when you last saw them. Read More
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Construction

A blog that discusses local projects by private and public players –– and what drives the industry: urbanism, economic development, design, LEED, sustainability, historic preservation, workforce training and regulation. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal Diversity blog

Diversity

A blog that explores our community's diversity -- and highlights the people, events and ideas that help bring us all together. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal Health Care Blog

Health Care

A blog that examines the moves of the many players that make up one of the region's key economic engines: hospitals, universities, clinics, practices and nonprofits. Read More

5 ways to stay healthy and safe during the holiday season

November 30, 2018
The holiday season should be filled with enjoyable time with family and friends, not illness and injury. Read More
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Law

A blog that breaks down the local, state and federal laws of our land. Read More

Who to call first after an auto accident

November 30, 2018
Ready or not, Michigan winter has reared its ugly head once again. Which means one thing — auto accidents are on the rise. Read More

The IRS and tax debt

July 31, 2018
Grand Rapids Business Journal PR and Media blog

Marketing, PR & Advertising

A blog that offers insights into the strategies and tactics employed by professionals to spread messages via the mediums of our time.   Read More

Digital holiday promotion tips

November 20, 2018
Whether you admit it or not, the holidays are upon us. We’re well into Q4 and looking to close out 2018 on a positive note. Read More

Take part in Giving Tuesday

October 31, 2018
Real Estate blog

Real Estate

A blog that examines the significance of place and what defines a location –– and the industry: markets, micro markets, urbanism, neighborhoods, residential, commercial, mixed use, economic development, design, history and sustainability. Read More

Grand Rapids changes residential rental application ordinance

November 30, 2018
Changes to residential rental applications are in effect. A new ordinance governing how apartment owners and managers must process, advertise and charge for residential rental applications in Grand Rapids started recently. Read More

A growing Grand Rapids

October 31, 2018
Small business and startups blog

Small Business & Startups

A blog that discusses the everyday realities of growing a business — including entrepreneurship, raising capital, product development, distribution, marketing, finance, HR, management and market strategy. Read More

Make an impact with your dollar this holiday season

November 30, 2018
The average American will spend about $1,000 this year during the holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation. While more than half of Americans plan on shopping online and at department stores, only 23 percent of Americans plan to purchase from a local business. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal Technology blog

Technology

A blog that shines a light on the innovations shaping our everyday lives -- and a platform for thoughtful futurists.

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How to spot and avoid phishing scams

November 19, 2018
With more and more criminals exploiting the convenience, speed and anonymity of the internet to commit criminal activities, cybercrime is an ever-growing threat that poses a real threat to people all over the world. Read More