Items Tagged with 'The Right Place'


Right Place exceeds three-year goals

But tariffs and infrastructure present challenges over the next couple of years.

December 13, 2019
The Right Place concluded its three-year strategic plan well over goals. Read More

The Right Place wins top international award

November 21, 2019
An economic development organization in the region has won a top international award. Read More

Machine shop expanding

October 28, 2019
A West Michigan machine shop is growing. Read More

Electrical firm opens $5.3M tech center

October 24, 2019
An electrical contractor has opened a new facility in the area. Read More

Tech firm plans to double staff

October 10, 2019
A technology firm in the area is planning to expand its office and double its staff. Read More

Economic development is a 'team sport'

The Right Place collaborates with many businesses and organizations to seed region’s growth.

September 20, 2019
Amazon, Switch, Gerald R. Ford International Airport, Van Andel Institute and thousands of other businesses and organizations all have one thing in common: They have been assisted in some way by The Right Place. Read More

Project Elevate preps airport for growth

Three-phase plan will add gates, expand concourse, move air traffic control tower.

August 30, 2019
Through a new three-phase development project, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport is preparing for continued growth of service and operations. Read More

Brick maker expanding plant

July 30, 2019
A brick maker is planning a $9 million expansion project in the region. Read More

Bakery plans $85M expansion and 238 jobs

July 24, 2019
A family-run bakery in the area is expanding with the aid of multiple organizations. Read More

Closing the digital divide

More than 360,000 rural homes and 27% of K-12 students lack access to broadband internet.

May 24, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Just a few decades ago, the internet did not exist. Now, it’s nearly impossible for modern people to accomplish daily tasks without it. Read More