Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Lakeshore apartment project opens

December 5, 2019
A lakeshore town has welcomed a new apartment building with ground-floor retail space. Read More

Couple opens popcorn shop downtown

December 5, 2019
A shop full of gourmet treats just popped up downtown. Read More

Firm buys suburban big-box property

December 4, 2019
A big-box property in the area has changed hands. Read More

Downtown restaurant lands on 'Good Food' list

December 4, 2019
An industry publication has recognized a downtown Grand Rapids restaurant for its transparent and sustainable purchasing practices. Read More

Spirits maker plans downtown tasting room

December 3, 2019
A distillery in the area is planning to open a location in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Partners plan office and retail space on West Side

December 3, 2019
A team of real estate investors is planning a $5 million project on the city’s West Side. Read More

Ice cream maker publishes holiday recipes

December 3, 2019
An ice cream maker in the area has released an e-book with holiday dessert recipes. Read More

Deli chain entering market

December 2, 2019
The first of three planned West Michigan locations of a national deli chain is expected to open next year. Read More

Brewery makes international splash

December 2, 2019
A German-style brewery in the area is racking up awards. Read More

Homegrown décor company expands footprint

Makarios adds shop in Woodland Mall following expansion of its makerspace, product development and sales.

November 29, 2019
Max and Airika Kolenda have found a growing measure of satisfaction from chasing creativity and pushing their limits, and it’s starting to pay off. Read More