The battle for employees today: how to attract and keep employees

The tight labor market has been problematic for West Michigan employers. With no likelihood of it letting up soon, what changes can you make...

Local event helps midsize manufacturers plan for Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Are you prepared? A local event in Grand Rapids aims to help midsize manufacturers prepare for the...

New prefabrication techniques reshaping West Michigan construction industry

Prefabrication, also referred to as “off-site construction,” allows various building elements to be manufactured and assembled in a factory and then erected on a...

Why midsized manufacturers should care about the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Good, bad or otherwise, disruption is inevitable. At least, that is what we’ve come to expect. In the modern age, we’ve experienced three industrial...

A guide to the new QBI deduction

The qualified business income (QBI) deduction was created by the federal tax overhaul, which was signed into law in December 2017. It's a strong...

University housing sees big changes for the modern student

Student housing no longer means confining concrete walls, bunk beds and communal bathrooms. Instead, universities are changing their student housing models to provide today’s...

Five guys with a vision and a banker

Editor’s note: The author of this article is Brian Dokter, accounts director for TBX.2018 was a banner year for this team of five entrepreneurs....

West Michigan construction firm first to formalize doula support plan

Gold Coast Doulas is working with area companies that have a self-funded health care and wellness program to support employees leading up to and...

Extend the season, let’s work outside!

It’s officially fall, but I can’t stop working outdoors.Here in Michigan, this is a crazy idea. You can’t work in the snow. But you...

The road to accessible higher education

The world is changing faster than ever. Rapid technological advancement has propelled all of us to new economic realities, one of which is that...

An intentionally multigeneration neighborhood

Rivertown Ridge is an active senior living community nestled in the heart of the Rivertown Park subdivision, located just south of Grand Rapids. It was...

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