The Right Place, Lakeshore Advantage, Southwest First and others
West Michigan scrap management and recycling company PADNOS will invest $6.6 million in an upcoming expansion in Wyoming.
The Right Place will host a webinar next month to help companies apply for $25,000 in funding from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to offset career training costs.
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (WMHCC) promoted its program manager to director of programs and strategy.
An employee-owned warehousing and transportation firm is spending over $8.4 million to build a new facility near Wayland in a move expected to create six to 12 jobs.
The Wyoming-Kentwood Area Chamber of Commerce (WKACC) has completed the search for a new president and CEO to replace its current leader upon his retirement.
A group of experts came together recently to target action steps companies can take in response to the supply chain crisis.
The current head of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation said the bipartisan $1.5 billion Strategic Outreach and Attraction Reserve (SOAR) package will help secure transformational projects and long-term economic opportunity throughout the state.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The pandemic forced people to rethink how they would protect their health and well-being in 2021, and one of the ways they did so was by retreating to the outdoors.
Michigan’s manufacturing and technology executives have a little time left to apply for a virtual, 13-week program to help accelerate their export strategies in 2022.
The interim CEO of a local economic development corporation stepped into the role permanently.
Waséyabek Development Co. now is the majority owner of an Otsego-based electronics manufacturer.
Two businesses within the Uptown Grand Rapids neighborhood of Eastown were selected to receive Match on Main grant reimbursement funding from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
An economic development nonprofit in 2021 supported 21 companies as they announced $259 million in private investment and the planned creation of 694 jobs in the region.
An array of factors expected to continue into 2022 are causing small businesses in Michigan to lag behind the national recovery, a new report found.
The Right Place made up for lost time toward its strategic plan goals in 2021, and an analyst predicted a solid 2022 at the organization’s 25th annual Economic Outlook presentation.
Alita Kelly and Khara DeWit have big plans for their market and related food justice initiatives in 2022.
Travel and tourism in West Michigan will continue its upward trajectory in 2022 as it rebounds from the pandemic.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Monday to spend $1.5 billion on economic development efforts for businesses, including possible funds to build a General Motors factory to manufacture electric vehicle batteries in the Lansing area.
Three West Michigan projects will receive a share of $13 million in tax breaks from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA).
A women’s community development organization hired a fundraising leader for its West Michigan branch.
The demand for space in the industrial real estate market is having a reeling effect on companies.
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce appointed its next director of government affairs.
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce won grant funding and executive leadership development opportunities because of its role in advancing economic mobility in Grand Rapids.
The Kent County Board of Public Works recommended its choice for anchor tenant of the planned Sustainable Business Park and authorized the Department of Public Works (DPW) to begin negotiations.
A maker of automation systems opened a new facility in Holland that represents a more than $1 million investment and is expected to create 28 high-paying jobs in the next two years.