Items Tagged with 'Chicago'


Furniture manufacturers bring offices to life at NeoCon

Environments will include privacy levels and common spaces modeled after residences, coffee shops.

June 6, 2014
West Michigan furniture manufacturers are headed to Chicago this week for The National Exposition of Contract Furnishings, better known as NeoCon, the industry’s biggest design exposition and commercial interiors tradeshow in North America, which is being held at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart June 9-11. Read More

Stakeholders focus on the future of passenger rail

Representatives from along Pere Marquette line talk about tourism, parking and other opportunities.

March 21, 2014
Stakeholders from several communities along the Pere Marquette Amtrak line, which runs from Grand Rapids to Chicago and back each day, met in Holland recently to discuss economic opportunities offered by the passenger rail line. Read More

Solar power producer is MAREC’s newest tenant

Firm joins four others in startup space hosted by Muskegon, GVSU and MEDC.

January 3, 2014
A powerhouse in solar power is planting a seed in Muskegon. Read More

It’s not who you know, but what you know

December 27, 2013
Agribusiness mega giant Archer Daniels Midland confirmed in mid-December it would move its global headquarters, with about 50 employees, to Chicago from Decatur, Ill., but also indicated it would not bring its new technology center and more than 100 jobs with it, preferring to take that operation to a region offering tax breaks. Read More

Emmy-winning cast performs sitcom 'I've Got a Life in Kalamazoo'

April 11, 2013
Fubble Entertainment's sitcom “I’ve Got a Life in Kalamazoo” — which is currently in development by the local production company — will film a live staged reading at The Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago this weekend. Read More

Michigan brewers tap Chicago market

March 4, 2013
Aside from Goose Island, which is now owned by AB InBev, Chicago has been near absent of craft breweries. Read More

Chicago firm moves into Harbor Country second-home market

February 27, 2013
Chicago real estate firm @properties opened its new Harbor Country office last month in New Buffalo to serve clients in southwest Michigan and northwest Indiana. Read More