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Tech Defenders building

Tech company expands into new facility

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

Westown Apartments Walker partial rendering

Partners start work on suburban apartment project

Crews are now prepping the site of a large apartment complex coming to a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Bronson Methodist Hospital dining area

'Micro-grocery store' opens in hospital

A small grocery store has opened inside a hospital in the region. Read More

covered bridge along Grand River Ottawa County

Ottawa County acquiring land for trails

Two parcels of land “crucial” to connecting the region’s trail systems are being acquired by Ottawa County. Read More


Airline forming $42M base at Ford airport

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

David Shull

Architecture firm appoints principal

A local architecture firm has named a new principal. Read More

Paddock Place

Restaurant group opening pub in East Hills

The “big house on the hill” in Grand Rapids' East Hills neighborhood is getting a new happy hour destination. Read More

Kingma's Market

Grocer closing suburban location

A local grocer is shuttering its second location after it was open just over a year. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide fitness center rendering

Wolverine Worldwide expanding HQ

Wolverine Worldwide is adding three facilities designed to improve employee experience at its headquarters. Read More

616 Lofts at Ionia interior

616 Lofts files for bankruptcy

A local developer has filed for bankruptcy. Read More

Clean environment

New law amends environmental cleanup procedures

A bill modifying the process for obtaining a “no further action” determination from the state regarding environmental cleanup and establishing toxicity values for hazardous substances became law just before the new year. Read More


American Storage plans to ‘make warehousing easy’

American Storage and Logistics is under new ownership and spent almost all of 2018 with the goal to “make warehousing easy.” Read More

DeVos Place hotel rendering

CAA taking steps on $180M hotel and amphitheater projects

The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority is continuing to explore two major projects totaling an estimated $180 million. Read More

Michigan Land Bank offering grants to fight blight

LANSING — Blight elimination funding is available for land banks and governmental units in Michigan counties with fewer than 50,000 people. Read More

Function of Beauty facility Caledonia

Hair care company opening plant and call center

An out-of-state maker of hair care products is planning to open a manufacturing facility and call center in the area and create 150 jobs. Read More

Michigan Farm

New farm bill brings added protection

After being engulfed in a trade war between the U.S., Mexico, Canada and China, farmers now have some positives to look forward to this year. Read More

Public Record

Jan. 11 — Mortgages Read More