$32M apartment project rebrands

A 19-story historic landmark in the region has been renamed to honor a city's history.Redevelopment of the previously condemned Heritage Tower in downtown Battle Creek, at...

Lambert & Co. hires leader for health care practice group

Lambert & Co. welcomed Angela Klinske to serve as the senior director and leader of the firm’s health care and biotech practice.

Two Muskegon marketing agencies merge

New School, a marketing and advertising agency in Muskegon, merged with IGNITE, a branding and marketing company also located in Muskegon.

WZZM TV 13 hires new morning anchor

WZZM TV 13 announced Jay Plyburn will be a morning anchor on weekdays, joining Meredith TerHaar and Laura Hartman.

Spirits maker re-brands

A Grand Rapids distillery has adopted a new name to reflect its Grand River heritage.Gray Skies Distillery re-branded itself today as Eastern Kille, a...

Advice for new communications grads

Every spring, our agency is flooded with emails from recent graduates in the communications field looking to start their careers.We always love to connect...

West Side apartment complex opens leasing

A new $19.3-million apartment complex on the city’s West Side has begun leasing.601 West in Grand Rapids, at 601 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, features 63...

Norris Perné & French rebrands firm

A local investment management business changed its name as part of a firmwide rebranding.

Lambert & Co. CEO joins mixed martial arts board

Lambert & Co. founder and CEO Jeff Lambert joined the advisory board of Xtreme Fighting Championships, the only publicly traded mixed martial arts organization in the world.

Partnership aims to strengthen clients’ messaging

Scott Allen Creative, a nonprofit marketing agency, and Storytelling Pictures, a full-service video production company, have combined their creative resources to serve their clients all over the world.

Business Journal selects 50 Most Influential Women

From a record 248 applicants, the Grand Rapids Business Journal selected the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan for 2020.The biennial event celebrates...

DEI consultant will be keynote speaker at women’s event

A national consultant with experience in diversity, equity and inclusion will be the featured speaker at this year’s 50 Most Influential Women event hosted...

Q&A: Jackie Huie

Editor’s note: Each Q&A in the Influential Women enewsletter will feature a woman from the region who’s influential, a rising face in her industry...

New Amway CEO shares digital vision

Having lived the life of a “global nomad” for 25 years, Milind Pant said he didn’t know much about Amway when he accepted his...

Bissell Homecare evolves over 140 years

It’s oft repeated “necessity is the mother of invention” and in the case of Bissell Homecare Inc., it was a case of really bad...

Newly formed law firm teams with PR firm to offer general counsel

Jordan Hoyer launched a legal consulting firm, Camber Engage, earlier this year.

Business Journal names Top Women Owned Businesses

On a day when the Business Journal honored West Michigan women business owners, there was nary a dry eye in the house.“I’m such a...

Q&A: Sherri Rouse

Editor’s note: Each Q&A in the Influential Women enewsletter will feature a woman from the region who’s influential, a rising face in her industry...

Is your content strategy human-centered?

Adrienne Wallace, a digital strategist at BlackTruck Media + Marketing, and Ashley Bovin, a content strategist at BlackTruck, contributed to this post.One of...

Advertising firm names president

The founder of a 25-year-old advertising firm is handing over the day-to-day leadership to an employee who has been with the company for most...