Real estate titan Stan Wisinski dies at 80

Grand Rapids real estate icon Stanley Wisinski III died at the age of 80 on Nov. 5.

F&V co-founder dies

Fleis & VandenBrink (F&V) announced the passing of co-founder Steven R. Vanden Brink at the age of 66. The Grand Rapids professional engineer started F&V with longtime friend and business partner Larry Fleis on Jan. 13, 1993.

City hires planning firm to conduct feasibility study

Bergmann announced it was selected by the city of Grand Rapids to conduct a feasibility study and provide design concepts for the possible relocation of city operations from 201 Market Ave. SW to the Kent County Road Commission property at 1500 Scribner Ave. NW.

Fleis & VandenBrink adds six members to its staff

A local engineering and architecture firm added six new staff members at its Grand Rapids headquarters.

Barr Engineering acquires King & MacGregor Environmental

An engineering firm with a local office acquired a Grand Rapids provider of natural resource consulting and environmental services.

Developers aim to improve Newaygo housing market

A home building company celebrated the start of the final phase of a pilot program in the city of Newaygo.

Engineering firm relocates amid growth

An environmental consulting and engineering firm relocated its Kentwood office.

Engineering firm promotes new leadership

A civil engineering and architecture firm promoted three of its staff members for its succession plan.

Fleis & VandenBrink announces new president, leadership changes

Fleis & VandenBrink Engineering announced Principal and PE John R. DeVol is the new president of the firm among leadership changes announced by its parent company F&V Companies Inc.

Engineer uses practical experience to promote STEM in schools

A local engineer is using her experience to provide children of color in West Michigan with more math and science educational opportunities.

Prein&Newhof acquires Allendale land surveying company

Grand Rapids-based Prein&Newhof announced it acquired Summit Surveying Inc., a 20-year-old Allendale company focused on land surveying.

Partners hosting Industry 4.0 workshops for manufacturers

The Right Place, Feyen Zylstra and The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West will host in-person workshops to guide small and midsized manufacturers through Industry 4.0 changes.

Waugh draws women to the construction industry

What once was just a marketing job opportunity for Jenny Waugh now has turned into a career-long fascination with the construction industry.

Wyoming turns over new master plan to public

After multiple community outreach sessions, the Wyoming Master Plan is now open for public comment.

Triterra opens West Michigan office

A Michigan-based environmental consulting firm expanded into Grand Rapids.

Allegan consulting firm acquires land surveyor

Wightman announced it acquired Reynolds Land Surveying, a Hastings-based surveying business founded in 1987.

Plaster Creek Stewards receives $1M restoration grant

A recent watershed restoration grant will help revitalize an urban creek in Kent County.

AIAM, robotics teams hosting virtual Women of Aerospace event

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan and FIRST robotics are offering a free virtual event for students, parents and companies from Michigan’s aerospace industry.

Fleis & VandenBrink adds eight employees

Fleis & VandenBrink added eight new staff at its Grand Rapids headquarters, including a new director of human resources.

Grand Rapids ranks 49th best metro area for STEM professionals

A new report says greater Grand Rapids is in the middle of the pack when it comes to the top metro areas for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

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