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A Grand Rapids-based drug company signed an agreement to be acquired by a Japanese pharmaceutical company, including the rights to a drug in development for treating Alzheimer’s disease.
During a meeting of the Kent County COVID-19 relief subcommittee, The Right Place Inc. presented an overview of the its Small Business Grant program as well as an update to its own COVID-19 response.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded contracts under the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to four West Michigan food suppliers to purchase and distribute produce, dairy and meat products to different food banks, communities and organizations.
If there is a bright spot in the COVID-19 crisis, it’s that historically low interest rates have made now a good time to refinance a home to save money, according to local experts.
A family-owned holding company in the region acquired an out-of-state packaging manufacturer.
A public accounting, technology and business advisory firm made 12 new hires since March 31, most recently appointing a leader for its new wealth management division.
A local bank selected an industry veteran to fill the roles of executive vice president, CFO and chief investment officer.
A bank in the area selected a new vice president of client development to replace a retiring longtime employee.
The Fifth Third Bank Foundation is deploying $175,000 in relief funds that will benefit three West Michigan organizations.
Michigan’s economic growth was booming in the first quarter with pandemic storm clouds gathering on the horizon, according to a new report.
TCF Bank and Fifth Third Bank are providing additional compensation to their essential workers as they work on the frontlines to assist customers.
An individual investor acquired a company that offers electromechanical services in Grand Rapids.
The Doug and Maria DeVos Foundation is partnering with Rende Progress Capital (RPC) to help early-stage businesses and backed its first loan customer.
Lakeshore Advantage has been taking the metaphorical temperatures of businesses in its coverage area and has published the outcomes in a new report.Alongside nine...
A statewide association has published survey data showing the “devastating” effect of the coronavirus on the hospitality industry and is endorsing a national organization’s proposed multi-step solution to save the industry.
Rating agencies S&P Global and Moody’s Investors Service once again affirmed long-term Triple-A credit ratings for Kent County.
Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey introduced a plan to open Michigan, safely, in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s shelter-in-place order, which has been criticized for being too restrictive on essential businesses.
A longtime family-owned container and packaging company on the lakeshore was acquired by an out-of-state paper mill and packaging joint venture.
A company that makes and engraves memorials for cemeteries was acquired by a similar company.
Researchers are receiving a record amount of state funding for projects that would benefit the beer, wine, cider and distilling industries.
The Michigan Retailers Association wants to hold online marketplaces accountable in an effort to combat the sale of stolen goods.
Applications are due April 24 for a new loan opportunity for nonprofits in Ottawa County.
In an attempt to limit prescription fraud, proposals working their way through the Legislature would mandate that prescriptions be electronically sent directly from physicians to pharmacies.