Van Andel Global Trade Center
February 4, 2015
DOING BUSINESS IN CHILE AND COLOMBIA | Register Today!
January 22, 2015
Van Andel Global Trade Center's 15th Anniversary Celebration
January 8, 2015
2015 Customs Brokerage Exam Workshop | Register Today!
December 16, 2014
VAGTC Offers Students Valuable International Business Experience
November 17, 2014
Shippers nervous about whether lines will use congestion tariffs
- See all news items
2013 was right time for biz expansion in Grand Rapids
Date: January 9, 2014
"More than two dozen Grand Rapids-area businesses decided last year that the time was right to spend millions of dollars on new facilities or to expand buildings they already had.
The Right Place Inc., the Grand Rapids area's economic development agency, estimated that new payroll created in 2013 in the development and expansion projects in which the organization was involved totaled nearly $68 million, while new investment was more than $102 million.
Tim Mroz, vice president of marketing and communications for The Right Place, said 997 jobs were retained by the projects and 1,586 created.
He said 2013, with 18 expansion projects on the Right Place Inc. annual report, had more projects than in any one year in the past 10 years." More...
Read the full article on all of the 2013 Grand Rapids' expansions here: http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20140108/NEWS/140109886/2013-was-right-time-for-biz-expansion-in-grand-rapids