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Family Matters: Study highlights importance of family owned businesses in local economy

September 2, 2014

Until recently, the 106-year-old Irwin Seating Co. shared a trait with many family owned businesses: It lacked a formal succession plan that detailed the company's transition to the next generation of leadership.

ArtPrize award celebrates diversity

August 28, 2014

A new award will honor diversity at this year's ArtPrize.

20-story residential tower planned at The B.O.B. in downtown Grand Rapids

August 27, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A long-planned expansion of The B.O.B. will include a 20-story residential tower, according to a concept presented this morning to City Commission.

Grand Rapids ranks among best home markets for millennials

August 13, 2014

Grand Rapids is one of the top 10 markets in the nation for buying a home if you're a millennial.

Downtown Market one of first urban markets to achieve 'Gold' LEED designation

August 11, 2014

The city's year-old Downtown Market has achieved a "Gold" LEED certificate, making it one of the first urban markets in the United States to achieve the standard set by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), market officials announced Wednesday, Aug.6.

Breweries rank among 'Best Craft Breweries in America'

August 7, 2014

A local brewery is rated the No. 1 craft brewery in a national ranking that features four other Michigan breweries.

Furniture dealer wins Best in Class award

August 5, 2014

A furniture dealer has received a 2014 Best in Class dealership award from a global furniture maker.

Graduation celebration held for FIMBA students

August 5, 2014

Graduate students from the Full-time Integrated Master of Business Administration (FIMBA) program participated in a graduation celebration at the L. William Seidman Center August 1.

West side of Grand Rapids keeps growing

August 4, 2014

Developers have to be careful to fit in with established neighborhoods.

Social center opens off 28th Street

July 31, 2014

There's a new rentable venue near 28th Street that offers space for just about anything a diverse community needs.



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