Items Tagged with 'The Right Place'


Closing the digital divide

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

May 24, 2019
(Watch for this story Monday morning 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

aMDI guides med devices to commercialization

GVSU-based facility is one of only six like it in the country.

April 5, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A unique resource in Grand Rapids can help medical device entrepreneurs along the path from idea to commercialization. Read More

Partners envision park plan

The Right Place helping Kent DPW with development of sustainability venture.

March 15, 2019
The Right Place and the Kent County Department of Public Works are partnering on planning and development of the future sustainable business park. Read More

Bissell expanding HQ and adding 100 jobs

March 7, 2019
A maker of cleaning products is investing $10 million to expand its headquarters in the area and create 100 jobs. Read More

$140 million hotel would tip scales

Community leaders stress another convention-style hotel downtown would help GR compete for bigger conventions.

January 18, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) An underutilized section of the DeVos Place building may be the future home to a 26-story, 400-room hotel that could cost upward of $140 million. Read More

Tech company expands into new facility

January 17, 2019
A local tech company is showing off its new 73,000-square-foot home. Read More

The Right Place names board officers and members

January 17, 2019
A local economic development organization is welcoming a group of new faces to its board. Read More

Airline forming $42M base at Ford airport

January 15, 2019
An airline is establishing a $42.8-million base at Gerald R. Ford International Airport and creating 66 jobs in the process. Read More

The Right Place shuffles team

January 7, 2019
A local economic development nonprofit has made several changes to its team. Read More

Demand for ‘Middle America’ housing needs to remain strong

January 4, 2019
In early 2018, Sable Homes recognized the need to provide housing for the missing middle buyers or those wanting to downsize their homes throughout West Michigan. Read More