Items Tagged with 'The Right Place'


Partners launching venture fund

BofA, Consumers Energy Foundation, The Right Place establish fund for minority-owned businesses.

January 24, 2020
When The Right Place was conducting interviews for its next three-year strategic plan at the end of 2019, the resounding feedback from over 100 business leaders was fostering a diverse economy needs to be a bigger priority in West Michigan. Read More

New Community Transformation Fund supports people of color in business

On Jan. 20, we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy, including the iconic 1963 speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., in which he urged America to “make real the promises of democracy.” Read More

State grants ignite farm expansion

January 24, 2020
A West Michigan farm will be expanding its operation. Read More

The Right Place names board members

January 7, 2020
A local economic development organization had added several new members to its board. Read More

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