Grand Rapids Business Journal
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October 21, 2019
Since 1983, Grand Rapids Business Journal has been West Michigan's primary and most trusted source of local business news. The weekly print edition of the Business Journal, a must-read for the area’s top decision-makers, is known as the business newspaper of metro Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and all of West Michigan.
October 21, 2019
Knappen Milling recently became the first women-owned and -led business of its kind in North America.
Twenty days before Black Tuesday and the start of the Great Depression, a farmer named Charles “Charlie” Brown Knappen incorporated a flour mill business in Augusta that his great-granddaughter now runs today. Read More
Elevated Grand Rapids houses about 25 local vendors that sell antiques, handmade goods, art and upcycled items.
What started as a hobby for Heather Nowakowski has grown into a supportive community of vintage, antique and artisan dealers in the Clyde Park neighborhood. Read More
Comfort Research co-founder Matt Jung initially struggled to redefine his business’s beliefs.
Matt Jung said he believes in simplicity, not just for his company’s famously oversized beanbag chairs, but also for crafting a company culture that attracts and retains people who do the right thing, expect the best and find a better way, the company’s core values. Read More
Newly formed Muskegon Heights Business Association initially will focus on promoting job opportunities.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A new business association formed in the city of Muskegon Heights. Read More
New curriculum allows students to participate in the classroom, as well as online.
This fall semester marked the fifth cohort enrolled in Grand Valley State University’s new Professional Master of Business Administration program. Read More
Michigan receives D- grade in roads on American Society of Civil Engineers Infrastructure Report Card.
The first of a series of fall communication and coordination summits took place last week in Comstock Park to address the management of Michigan’s crumbling infrastructure. Read More
The budget dispute in Lansing has resulted in drastic cuts to an essential needs-based tuition grant program for Michigan students. Read More
The Land Conservancy of West Michigan, a nonprofit land trust, hired Kim Karn as development director. Read More