Small Business & Startups

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Law firm hires attorney

November 14, 2018
A new attorney has joined a law firm in the region. Read More

Private equity firm sells printer

November 13, 2018
A Grand Rapids private equity firm has sold a local printing company in the first exit from its Michigan-focused investment fund. Read More

Security company makes acquisition

November 13, 2018
A local security company has made its second acquisition of the year. Read More

Partners producing The Shift Summit

November 13, 2018
A group of partners are hosting a summit this week on economic equity in the African-American community. Read More

Aircraft parts supplier signs deal with airline

November 12, 2018
A supplier of aircraft parts in the region has signed a long-term deal with a new client. Read More

Marijuana implementation may take years

Businesses hoping to sell product will have to go through lengthy application process.

November 9, 2018
Michigan became the 10th state in the country, and the first in the Midwest, to legalize the use of recreational marijuana, but don’t celebrate just yet. Read More

Couple sells neighborhood pizzeria

November 6, 2018
The owners of a long-time neighborhood pizza and delivery joint in Grand Rapids have sold it to another family. Read More

Hotelier plans $7M suburban hotel

November 6, 2018
A new hotel brand is moving into the West Michigan market. Read More

Firm plans suburban retail development

November 5, 2018
A local developer plans to build a multi-phase retail development in a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Building products supplier acquires company

November 5, 2018
A supplier of building products in the region has acquired an out-of-state company. Read More