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Credit union building new HQ

A credit union in the region has begun work on a new 150,000-square-foot headquarters. Read More

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Packaging maker plans plant in Indiana

A West Michigan manufacturer of packaging is establishing operations and creating 43 jobs in Indiana. Read More

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DDA backs mural downtown

A Polish artist is leaving her mark on downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

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Architecture firm appoints shareholders

A West Michigan architecture firm has named a new group of shareholders. Read More

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Mead maker opening suburban tasting room

A meadery is opening a tasting room in the area. Read More

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Calder Plaza is adding a parklet

More parklets are popping up around downtown, and a new concept is coming to Calder Plaza. Read More

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What to consider when picking commercial space for your business

Are you opening a new business or expanding into a larger office space? While the perfect property can largely contribute to the overall success of your business, it can be overwhelming and time consuming to move into a brick-and-mortar location. Read More


Granger project soars to $2B

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Granger Group’s leaders were standing in the middle of a cornfield in Wyoming in 2004 on what would eventually be the site of Metro Health Village. Read More

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Restaurant taps into reimagined Hudsonville

When “multipreneur” Garry VonMyhr took a look around Hudsonville a few years ago and noticed a dearth of good restaurants, he thought opening his own would fill the gap and bond him to the booming town. Read More


Food entrepreneurs are ready to leave the nest

A couple’s 4-year-old food business is expanding into a permanent facility that will eventually allow it to produce 20,000 pounds of plant-based meat alternative products per day. Read More

Jeff Moore

'Dream' store opens doors

Self-described “huge comic books fan and toy collector” Jeff Moore launched the venture of his dreams in Rockford. Read More

River work, downtown core top DDA budget

The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority is moving forward on significant capital improvement projects, including the reconstruction of Calder Plaza, according to its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020. Read More

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What I learned about progress from a tiny bathroom

Around Thanksgiving last year, I finally put my money where my mouth is and launched a new business: RiverCity Homes, a house-flipping gig. Read More

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Meijer revamps gas station on East Beltline

A revamped gas station is now open on a major traffic corridor. Read More

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Footwear brand donates boots to construction grads

A work shoe manufacturer donated new work boots to recent graduates of a high school construction program. Read More

Public agency sues firms

FRASER — A lawsuit has been filed against three companies in connection with the collapse of a sewer line north of Detroit that cost $75 million to repair. Read More

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REI opening store on 28th Street

The first West Michigan store by the outdoor retailer REI is opening on 28th Street. Read More

Public Record

May 10 — Mortgages Read More