Grand Rapids Business Journal
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April 22, 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.
April 22, 2019
Construction company to begin $310M mixed-use development this summer.
After years of digging into the greater Detroit market, Grand Rapids-based Rockford Construction landed a major contract as the development manager for a $310-million construction project in downtown Detroit. Read More
But first, city must relax rules on farm animals allowed in urban settings.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Aquinas College soon may have goats on campus. Read More
Garmon uses strong work ethic to create family enterprise, helping others through taxes and catering.
Jeannica Garmon became a time-management pro by running two businesses while working a full-time job. She said pursuing her passions alongside family makes the nonstop work worthwhile. Read More
Partners set up Avron Peak Fund LP, an active trading pool for 100 investors and up to $100M in assets.
For some, the phrase “hedge fund” might conjure up memories of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme that came crashing down in 2008 — but a pair of local financial advisers say they are creating one that will be a trustworthy source of returns not tied to stock market performance. Read More
As president of the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research for 25 years, I witnessed a growing gap between the demands of the modern workforce and the skills of students graduating from Michigan’s K-12 public education system. Read More
Talent is a hot topic of conversation in Michigan these days for everyone from business leaders and educators to policymakers and parents. Read More
Erick and Sharee Hatfield are the new franchise owners of Floor Coverings International. Read More
For the kids.
The city of Grand Rapids is partnering with Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids Whitewater and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. to host an open house for companies interested in learning more about business opportunities associated with the Grand River restoration project. Read More