November 1, 2021
The city of Kentwood promoted Chad Griffin to director of the Public Works Department. Griffin succeeds John Gorney, who in May accepted a position with the city of Grand Rapids as its public works director.
MORTGAGES Selected mortgages filed with Kent County Register of Deeds EAST PARIS SHOPPES LP, Voya Investment Management LLC, Parcel: 411811476008, $34,265,000 MCDERMOTT, Terrence et al, Keller Mortgage, Ada Twp., $520,800 CAMPBELL, Alexander et al, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Cascade Twp., $548,250 26 LAKE DRIVE OWNER LLC, First Savings Bank, Parcel: 411432229014, $1,750,000 AIRWEST PROPERTIES LLC, […]
Grand Rapids could not be prouder of the brave men and women in our community who have served our nation, and we are committed to providing our veterans with the support needed to not only return to civilian life, but to live fulfilling, meaningful lives right here in our city.
Picture this: It is 1981 and you just got married, landed a stable job and found your dream home in the perfect neighborhood.
Michigan’s two largest energy providers came together last week to launch a program dubbed “MI Community Solar,” a first-in-the-nation education campaign to promote the efforts of large and diverse communities of Michiganders going solar together.
Too much quality sales time and talent is squandered on customers who aren’t worth the investment.
In Grand Rapids, just before the pandemic arrived, a small group of women met and carefully broached a taboo topic: money.
Dondreá Brown might never have journeyed down his current path if not for his lack of access to personal finance concepts in his early years.
Kent County organizations are rallying community members and resources to ensure hundreds of Afghan refugees feel welcome in the community and help them adjust to life in West Michigan.
Business owners are feeling optimistic about the near-term future of their businesses amid increasing vaccination rates, and those who report that more than three-quarters of their workforce has been vaccinated are the most positive about their business outlook.
Jandernoa Entrepreneurial Mentoring (JEM) is heading into its second decade with an expansion into nonprofit mentoring and a stronger focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.
Martin Stein started Blackford Capital 11 years ago, and in that time, he said a disciplined approach to investing has propelled the company’s growth and credibility.
Making the right decision can be hard, but a local attorney is trying to make it easier. Victoria Vuletich launched Ethics Squared, a firm that provides legal and business ethics classes to educate individuals on the importance of ethics and ethical decision making in the workplace, in public and in relationships. Vuletich was a former […]
Our children are a reflection of those who raise and care for them. How many of us have referred to our children as our “mini-me?” How often have we heard or seen our children, or children of our friends and families, parrot what we say, repeat what we do, or behave as they see us behaving?
At age 22, Bill Blackmer stumbled across his grandfather’s most famous invention while cleaning house, but another 64 years passed before he reached out to the business that bears his family name.
Kent County’s Department of Public Works released its Status of Organic Waste Management in Western Michigan report as it remains steadfast in its goal to reduce landfill food waste by 90% before 2030.
The Grand Rapids real estate market continues to evolve as different sectors show signs of progress.