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Franchisee opens Jersey Mike’s in Fruitport

A Jersey Mike’s Subs location opened in Fruitport on Wednesday.

Gun Lake Casino announces $300M hotel expansion project

Gun Lake Tribe and Gun Lake Casino revealed its $300 million expansion project plan to turn the casino’s property into a hotel resort.

Partners launch bipartisan housing agenda

Housing Michigan, a coalition of over 20 statewide organizations and dozens of other regional groups, including the Home Builders Association of Michigan, Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Municipal League, Housing Next and many others, unveiled its legislative agenda last week in Lansing.

Community foundation invests in Jubilee Ministries’ housing efforts

The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area made a program-related investment in Jubilee Ministries to strengthen the area’s affordable housing options.

Chinese and hibachi restaurant settles into East Hills

A Chinese and hibachi restaurant opened in the restaurant side of the former Kingfisher Restaurant & Deli.

Cost of housing far outpaces rise in wages

While workers in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area have seen their wages grow by 5.2% over the past six years, the area’s average sale price for a single-family home has increased 64.5% during the same period.

Grand Rapids plans housing fund’s next steps

The Grand Rapids City Commission advanced its work to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in housing in Grand Rapids and increase housing supply, as it discussed next steps in the formation of the Grand Rapids Housing Fund.

MSHDA adds online application tool for rental assistance

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority launched an online tool to help streamline the application process for renters and landlords seeking COVID Emergency Rental Assistance.

Remodeled Holland hotel opening in June

Hope College’s Haworth Hotel is scheduled to open June 16.

Square Roots opens new indoor farm, produces first harvest

New York-based Square Roots, an urban indoor farming company, opened a two-story indoor farm located at Gordon Food Service headquarters in Wyoming.

Perrigo breaks ground on North American HQ on Medical Mile

Perrigo broke ground on its new North American headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday.

Grand River Bank opens second branch

Grand River Bank recently opened a full-service branch in Grand Rapids Township.

Law firm opens Detroit office

The buildout of Warner Norcross + Judd LLP’s new Detroit office is complete.

Brix at Midtown purchased by New York real estate group

New York-based Time Equities Inc. (TEI) announced the acquisition of the Brix at Midtown, a 250,524-square-foot multifamily property in Grand Rapids for $68.25 million. 

GVSU offering students new housing options in downtown Grand Rapids

Grand Valley State University will be offering four new housing options called Grand Rapids Living-Learning Communities to some first-year and transfer students this fall.

Hope Network adds medical detox program

Hope Network announced it is adding a medical detox program to the range of services offered by its center for recovery.

Fencing company announces first Midwest franchise in Grand Rapids

Superior Fence & Rail welcomed Phillip Haan and Kyle Brinks as the owners of its first Midwest franchise.

Michigan’s first gluten-free brewery to open in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has no shortage of beer for enthusiasts, but for those with a gluten allergy, it can feel like wandering through a desert with nothing to drink.

First Companies grows portfolio to nearly 3 million square feet

First Companies announced its property management division added nine buildings to the portfolio it manages after finalizing agreements with four local ownership groups in the industrial/manufacturing segment.

Funeral home owner acquires three B.C. Pizza locations

The owner of a funeral home business in Kentwood acquired three B.C. Pizza restaurant locations in West Michigan.

Pfizer breaks ground on $465M production facility

Pfizer broke ground Wednesday on its $465 million pharmaceutical production facility at its campus in Portage.

Northpointe Bank opens new operations center

A local bank opened a new operations center in Cascade Township.

MEDC supports developments in Grand Rapids, Middleville and Kalamazoo

A trio of West Michigan projects recently received community development funding from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Muskegon County casino plan heads to Lansing

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is one step closer to building a casino in Muskegon County.

Analysis: Grand Rapids among most affordable metros

Grand Rapids was named one of the 28 most affordable regions in the country by the Urban Land Institute.