Organization addresses need for affordable housing

A West Michigan organization has formed a new partnership with the Greater Grand Rapids Chamber Foundation (GGRCF) to address the housing needs in Kent County. 

Study reveals changing workforce desires

Steelcase recently released a new global research report that shows employees’ values have shifted to greater control, comfort and privacy in the workplace since the onset of COVID-19.

Wealth managers address inflation impacts

As the Federal Reserve raised its policy interest rate in mid-March and signaled plans to hike it six more times in 2022, a pair of local wealth managers shared what investors can expect from the market.

Search for parking goes high tech

Vishnu Mano is only 16 years old but already has deployed his six years of programming experience to create an app that’s causing a stir.

Nonprofits’ pilot helps reentering citizens

Guiding Light’s talent placement firm, The Job Post, and Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids launched a pilot program intended to help ex-offenders look beyond a jail or prison record through successful employment.

McCahill Group launches corporate ‘Make Your Move’

A local health consulting practice is launching a corporate challenge to help participants “live their best lives.”

Mental health organization receives telehealth funds

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is upgrading its telehealth communication services.

Inside Track: Bayard carries on historical legacy

George Bayard is safeguarding African American history.

Staffing firm shares job market insights

A recent survey report revealed optimism about the U.S. labor market alongside a few ongoing challenges that cut across industries.

Labor shortages continue to weigh down economy

Concerns about labor shortages and inflation are weighing on the minds of Michigan’s business leaders, according to the most recent quarterly economic survey by Business Leaders for Michigan.

What does Ohio have that Michigan doesn’t?

Intel recently announced it is going to invest an initial $20 billion in a new chip fabrication plant in metro Columbus, Ohio.

Improving human health requires big thinking

Diseases like cancer and Parkinson’s can only be defeated by big, bold thinking. Grand Rapids — today a thriving hub of medical and biomedical ingenuity and education — is up to the task.

Change-Ups: Kent County receives refugee resettlement grants

Kent County received a $333,000 Refugee Resettlement Food Assistance Grant from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services and a $180,000 Refugee Screening Grant from the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to provide critical services to Afghan refugees.

Public Record

MORTGAGES Selected mortgages filed with Kent County Register of Deeds JL EQUITY GROUP LLC, West Michigan Community Bank, Parcel: 411324315016, $500,000 SEANLU LLC, Customers Bank, Wyoming, $3,625,000 GRAND...

Street Talk: Meijer, Kids’ Food Basket join forces

Meijer said it’s giving $1 million to Kids’ Food Basket to support the nonprofit’s efforts to expand the Grand Rapids Public Schools’ Meijer Weekend Meal Program.