July 27, 2020
Steelcase tagged an expert in the flow of respiratory droplets to help the company determine how workplace design can help mitigate disease transmission.
One of my clients recently asked me: “Are outside salespeople obsolete?” He is the CEO of a distributor that specializes in automation equipment. He had just lost three field salespeople and was thinking about replacing them.
Eight Grand Rapids early-stage tech companies received financial assistance from the state’s Tech Startup Stabilization Fund, according to Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
Paradigm Design has promoted senior architect and design director Aaron Jenks to principal architect. Jenks joins the current ownership team including William Brunner, Bill Hadlock, Joe Greco and Dave Hendershott. Jenks will continue to work in the Grand Rapids office and will be responsible for leading the design department and work with the business development team.
Catalyst Partners recently enrolled its office building in the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facilities Operations and Management.
A new report shows Michigan has eight billionaires who collectively saw their wealth increase by $2.8 billion, or 9.1%, during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic as the economy was reeling and joblessness was at record highs.
As the state of Michigan begins to open up again and more employees head back to work, it’s important to make mental health a priority.
James McGrath, president of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, is breathing a sigh of relief.
The most vulnerable residents of the nation’s 10th-most populous state say their health improved significantly after they enrolled in Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program, a new University of Michigan study finds.
The economic impact of nongambling-related tribal business in Michigan has a tremendous influence on the entire state economy, according to a recent study.
Mike Otis started his company Double O — christened after his last name and his wife’s previous surname, O’Brien — as a way to provide opportunity for his eight children and stepchildren, and now the business has grown into a catalyst for community growth.
West Michigan’s housing sector took a heavy hit from the early COVID-19 days, but industry figures show the rebound has been fast and hard.
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(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Small businesses have until Aug. 5 to apply for a grant program that opened this month to assist with COVID-19 recovery.
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Creating a thoughtful, sensible prenuptial agreement is an important step in the wedding planning process. However, many choose to avoid these agreements because it can be uncomfortable to suggest a prenup, much less discuss the specifics.
The Walker Master Plan has been one of McKenna’s major tent poles in West Michigan since it opened its Grand Rapids office in 2018. And the city’s most ambitious master-planning process since 1998 presented unique challenges for the Northville-based planning firm.
I have written about Michigan’s Line 5 before. Last year, I called for a common-sense middle road that exercised caution in protecting our beautiful Great Lakes but did so in a manner that did not put the burden on the working-class folks of Michigan.