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Economic Development (199)

As a city consisting of 20 different neighborhood business districts, the traditional, top-down economic development model isn’t always scaleable in Grand Rapids’ unique neighborhoods.

MiBiz Growth Report: Aug. 18, 2014

Written by | Sunday, 17 August 2014 22:56 |

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Aug. 18, 2014:

Even with the state’s improving economic climate, many small communities often lack the resources and connections needed to seize opportunities for business retention and job growth.

The crack of a baseball bat was again a part of the soundtrack of summer in Kalamazoo, and by most indicators, it looks to stay that way for the foreseeable future.

MiBiz Growth Report: August 4, 2014

Written by | Sunday, 03 August 2014 23:29 |

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for August 4, 2014.

New research shows that the availability of high-speed Internet for Michigan households is on the rise.

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for July 21.

A coalition of West Michigan employers wants to keep this summer’s crop of interns working in the region.

MiBiz Growth Report: July 7, 2014

Written by | Sunday, 06 July 2014 22:54 |

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for July 7, 2014.

Redevelopment of the former Grand Rapids Press property in downtown could go beyond creating a biomedical research center for Michigan State University.

By pledging $1 million in free legal services for Michigan startups, Varnum LLP has helped support what attorney Harvey Koning describes as the state’s entrepreneur-led economic revival.

This summer could be a telling season for the salmon fishery in Lake Michigan and the lakeshore economy that relies on the industry for tourism.

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for June 23, 2014:

MiBiz Growth Report: June 9, 2014

Written by | Sunday, 08 June 2014 22:02 |

Here is the MiBiz Growth report for June 9, 2014:

This fall, Michigan’s minimum wage standard begins a staggered increase over four years. Beginning Sept. 1, the state’s minimum wage will climb gradually from the present $7.40 an hour up to $9.25 an hour in January 2018. After that, an annual increase is tied to Consumer Price Index for the Midwest.

With a 208-panel, 52-kilowatt photovoltaic solar system installed on its roof, Starks Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services LLC can now harvest solar energy to help offset the electrical load from its operations.

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