Items Tagged with 'The Right Place Inc.'


Change Ups: Nichols joins economic development nonprofit

December 14, 2018
The Right Place Inc., a regional nonprofit economic development organization, hired Jodi Nichols to serve as the business development coordinator for Lake and Oceana counties. Read More

Right Place ahead of schedule on 3-year goals

Economic development organization has completed 46 projects since 2017.

October 5, 2018
The Right Place is seeing record economic growth that has nearly met many of the organization’s three-year goals for the end of 2019. Read More

Device makers congregate here

Nearly 30 medical manufacturers call the West Michigan region home.

September 28, 2018
West Michigan has become a hub for medical device manufacturing companies. Read More

Immigrants and refugees are invaluable part of economy

August 31, 2018
Over the last 10 years, immigration and refugee resettlement have had no shortage of political maneuvering and executive branch controversy. Read More

Manufacturer has a spring in his step

Wolverine Coil Spring president works to develop young talent as part of the triple bottom line.

March 16, 2018
Jay Dunwell’s enthusiasm for things made using his company’s products is effusive. Read More

Amazon bid reveals area’s weaknesses

Economic development agency’s 108-page proposal included three possible sites for Amazon HQ, with the greatest package worth $2.6B.

March 9, 2018
West Michigan has some work to do if it wants to attract a major employer to the region. Read More

Amazon bid is lesson in cooperation

The Grand Rapids proposal to house Amazon’s second headquarters was one of 238.

October 27, 2017
If practice makes perfect, economic development entities in West Michigan can add another level of experience to their résumés. Read More

Food cart manufacturer expands West Michigan plant

MOVE Systems to invest $13.3 million to add more machinery and equipment.

August 18, 2017
James Meeks was looking for just about any reason to return to West Michigan. Read More

Change Ups: Klohs earns leadership award

October 21, 2016
Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of The Right Place Inc. recently received the International Economic Development Council’s Jeffrey A. Finkle Organizational Leadership Award for leading the economic development organization with integrity, tenacity and a philanthropic spirit that has resulted in significant long-term economic growth. Read More

Right Place: 30 years of networking

For the organization’s CEO, the first is still the best.

October 2, 2015
The Right Place Inc. broke the ice when it attracted its first international investment to the area in 1990; now it’s celebrating 30 years of building a network of business relationships in West Michigan. Read More