West Michigan's economy continues sluggish pace: GVSU researcher

Despite showing some modest gains, the West Michigan economy continued its sluggish pace through November, according to a Grand Valley researcher and his monthly survey of local businesses and manufacturers.

Dec 12, 2023

Secchia Breakfast Series features perspectives of executives who are new to West Michigan

Three executives shared their journeys and challenges leading companies as newcomers to the region.

Jan 27, 2023

Annual report shows Muskegon Innovation Hub's economic impact on community

Grand Valley's Muskegon Innovation Hub recently released its annual economic report showing several highlights for entrepreneurs and start-ups still battling through the pandemic.

Nov 9, 2021

Virtual career and internship fair set for October

GVSU is hosting a virtual career and internship fair on October 7.

Sep 27, 2021

GVSU named a Top Midwest University, recognized for business and engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report

Grand Valley State University has again been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

Sep 13, 2021

Muskegon Innovation Hub renovates space to add more clients

Grand Valley's Muskegon Innovation Hub (the Hub) has repurposed its building space to accommodate more entrepreneurs.

May 3, 2021

GVSU economics expert: Local recovery strengthens

Brian Long said although the 2021 economy is poised to grow at the fastest rate in more than 60 years, questions about the 2022 and 2023 economies are beginning to emerge.

Apr 8, 2021

Alumnus says MBA helped him find new opportunity after COVID closed his business

Vince Lambert said he instinctively knew what his next step should be after the effects of COVID-19 caused him to close his Grand Rapids brewery and restaurant.

Mar 26, 2021

Shift to electric vehicles, auto industry resilience are key messages at VAGTC auto suppliers symposium

The auto industry has proved to be very resilient as it continues to recover from the effects of the pandemic, said Mike Wall, executive director of automotive analysis at IHS Markit.

Mar 11, 2021

GVSU economics expert: Local recovery stabilizes

The West Michigan economy remains on a positive footing, although time will likely show January was the peak of the COVID-19 recession recovery, said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business.

Mar 5, 2021