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December 10, 2018
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.
December 10, 2018
Third Nature’s rustic 7 1/2-acre setting makes use of many natural amenities.
When Troy and Chad Zitzelsberger, along with their brother-in-law Bryce Roebke, got the green light back in April to build a brewery outside of Rockford, they weren’t entirely sure what it would look like. Read More
Clothing Matters founder Marta Swain marks 22 years selling organic casualwear.
Two-plus decades ago, when the sustainability movement was cutting its teeth in Grand Rapids, a traveling educator read a book about the cotton industry that stopped her in her tracks. Read More
HR association report tracks upward changes in salary and wage data from 262 West Michigan organizations.
The Employers’ Association released its 2018-19 Wage & Salary Survey, which found overall pay rates in the region have increased between 2.5 percent and 3.5 percent since 2017. Read More
Company plans to break ground on Grand Rapids ‘headquarters’ early 2019.
Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe made an appearance at the Grand Rapids Econ Club last week to showcase the company’s recent work in the renewable energy sector and also to show off the capabilities of renewable energy through Circuit West. Read More
State officials say solar panels block usable farmland.
Farming and land preservation tax breaks for solar energy don’t mix, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Read More
If approved, betting could include poker, blackjack, sports and online versions of casino games.
A trio of bills that would legalize and regulate online gambling from a smartphone or computer is awaiting a vote in the Senate before year’s end. Read More
As we all now know, Amazon picked New York City and the northern Virginia inner-ring suburbs of Washington D.C. for its HQ2. Read More
As we enter the holiday season, many are focused on year-end giving. Whether it’s gifting to friends and family members or charitable organizations, it’s easy to get in the spirit of planning, purchasing and delivering. Read More
I had a client back in the 1970s who had an extremely high IQ. Had it not been for a variable rate SBA loan initiated at 8 percent then rising to 28 percent, we would have been rich. Read More
Rockford-based Wolverine Worldwide installed a 47-foot interactive display at Gerald R. Ford International Airport that offers digital touchscreens that conveys information for travelers such as weather conditions and local event calendars. Read More