Items Tagged with 'lighthouse group'


Residential market afflicted by low inventory

But experts say there may be reason for optimism in the future.

December 13, 2019
Low inventory will continue to plague the residential market in 2020, according to experts. Read More

Title companies: Residential market to remain stable in 2018

Area has seen home prices grow between 5 and 7 percent annually.

December 15, 2017
Two of the top title companies in West Michigan agree on one thing: The residential market will remain stable. Read More

Consultants provide tools to cut benefit costs

Gallagher, Lighthouse executives say current push is for comparison shopping, consumer engagement, data analytics.

May 5, 2017
In an era when many employers lack the administrative resources to select and manage employee benefits, local consultants are thriving. Read More

Insurance agencies benefit from ‘economic tailwind’

Two area business insurance agencies report growth as they assess diversification, talent gap.

January 20, 2017
It was a whirlwind of a year for Berends Hendricks Stuit (BHS) Insurance Agency and Lighthouse Insurance Group. Read More

Title companies: Market will continue to grow in 2017

CEOs expect housing market to be highly competitive, fast-moving in West Michigan.

December 16, 2016
Two West Michigan-based title companies are looking ahead to 2017 and seeing an encouraging outlook. Home values will rise, commercial and residential construction will be up, and the purchase market will continue to grow. Read More

Insurance company 'partners' with title agency

June 10, 2015
An insurance company serving the region and state has forged a “partnership” with a title insurance agency that will enable “blending” in six markets. Read More

Insurance agency acquires firm

February 6, 2015
A locally based statewide insurance agency has acquired a long-running firm in a “win-win” deal. Read More

Lighthouse Group merges with Mills Benefit Group

January 11, 2013
Lighthouse Group has announced a merger with Mills Benefit Group in Grand Rapids, adding 11 employees for a new total of 50 in the Lighthouse employee benefits department. Read More

Insurance uncertainties problematic

Michigan’s proposed health insurance exchange is due to the feds Nov. 16.

November 10, 2012
The election caused some employers to delay decisions about next year’s employee health benefits, but the waiting isn’t over yet. There’s still the Michigan health insurance exchange, which is under wraps until Nov. 16, when Gov. Rick Snyder has to submit it to the federal Health & Human Services agency in Washington, D.C., according to Robert Heintz of the Lighthouse Group. Read More