Grand Rapids’ economic recovery outpaces state

The Right Place debuted its first State of the Region report, highlighting the year’s wins and what to expect in the year ahead.

QLine, Huntington Place bills get approval in late-night final session in Lansing

In the final hours of their two-year session, legislators passed dozens of bills and sent them to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for consideration.

Axis Automation to invest nearly $6M in West Michigan growth

An automation solutions provider in Walker plans to expand its team and operations in the region.

University of Michigan Health-West reveals $10.4M expansion

A local health system is growing its footprint in Wayland, in response to the region’s increasing population. 

‘Reimagined’ ArtPrize 2.0 announces 2023 dates

New leaders have released dates for ArtPrize in 2023, as they work to resurrect the event.

Chick-fil-A coming to Cascade

West Michigan’s next Chick-fil-A is ready to open.

Premier office space is in low demand

The Grand Rapids office real estate “trophy market” has quite a bit of vacancy.

City commission adopts new meeting schedule

The Grand Rapids City Commission established a new meeting schedule for 2023.

Experts to discuss how a ‘mild recession’ could impact West Michigan

There is plenty of chatter about a looming global recession, but how that affects West Michigan is up in the air.

Cherry Health installs Narcan vending machines at two locations

New vending machines will provide potentially life-saving drugs to help reduce overdose deaths in West Michigan. 

Family-owned orchard to close before Christmas

A century-old apple orchard is shutting its doors.

Pfizer plans $750M expansion, 300 new jobs in Kalamazoo area

Pfizer Inc. on Monday announced an expansion of its U.S. manufacturing capabilities, saying it will spend $750 million and add 300 jobs at a Kalamazoo-area plant.