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Obsolete Property 2080 Union

Nonprofits eye new campus

Grand Rapids city staff are mulling over the rehabilitation of a disused property into a consolidated campus for Samaritas and other local nonprofits. Read More

KCAD Campus

KCAD downsizing degree programs, cutting staff

Citing decreased enrollment, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University is cutting and consolidating some undergrad degree programs and cutting staff members. Read More

Nutcraft Furniture

Furniture maker celebrates 75 years

Making office furniture is a family affair at Comstock Park-based Nucraft. Read More

John Ball

John Ball Zoo takes holistic approach to sustainability

In addition to participating in field conservation projects and a cooperative species survival plan, the team at John Ball Zoo engages daily in caring for its environment and natural resources as part of its overall sustainability strategy. Read More

Kris Mathis

Inside Track: A man of many skills

As an entrepreneur, Kris Mathis said the hardest thing he has ever done in his career was to believe. Read More

Wheeler begins due diligence on ‘wedge’

Wheeler Development Group last week held its kickoff meeting with the city of Grand Rapids, marking the beginning of its due diligence period to redevelop the “wedge” portion of 22 Ottawa Ave. NW. Read More

Survey: State’s growth will trail nation’s

Michigan’s largest employers anticipate the state’s economic growth will continue to lag compared to the nation’s. Read More

Coronavirus affecting auto production

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The auto industry is in the crosshairs of the latest global health crisis that has claimed the lives of over a thousand people while leaving more than 43,000 people infected, per the World Health Organization. Read More

Flu season warrants preparation among cleaning firms

The coronavirus has been snatching the headlines of global publications since December. Read More

Undertrained sales managers often make common mistakes

In most organizations, sales managers are the essential bridge between the company’s sales goals and the realization of those goals. Read More

There is no such thing as being too prepared … for taxes and death

If Benjamin Franklin has taught us anything, there are two sure things in life: death and taxes. Read More

Alison Sutter MAC EJ

Change-Ups: Sutter joins state’s first environmental justice council

Alison Waske Sutter, the city of Grand Rapids’ sustainability and performance management officer, was appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to serve on the state’s first Michigan Advisory Council for Environmental Justice. Read More

Street Talk: Just call in sick

While it is difficult for the CDC to predict flu severity, influenza in all its forms is expected to cost U.S. employers over $13 billion in lost productivity this season. Read More