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Zipments acquired by Silicon Valley-based Deliv

Written by | Wednesday, 11 November 2015 14:16 |

GRAND RAPIDS — A year after relocating its headquarters from New York City to West Michigan, Grand Rapids-based tech firm Zipments Corp. has been acquired by a rival mobile delivery service.

LANSING — Bill Snethkamp’s Lansing Dodge Inc. plans a three-phase renovation and expansion of its property and facilities along South Pennsylvania Ave. in Lansing.

ALLEGAN — As the future of the company hangs in the balance, economic developers and business groups in West Michigan offered their public support today for Perrigo Co. plc, whose shareholders will decide by Friday morning on a hostile takeover attempt by Mylan N.V.

The law firm will be the anchor tenant in the new development planned by Orion Real Estate Solutions, the development arm of Grand Rapids-based Orion Construction Inc.

GVSU Hauenstein Center accepts $1M gift

Written by | Friday, 06 November 2015 13:14 |

The gift was given by J.C. Huizenga and his wife Tammy, in honor of Ralph Hauenstein, according to a statement.

Rowster Coffee principal buying Kava House

Written by | Wednesday, 04 November 2015 16:40 |

When a joint venture involving a coffee roastery principal and a chef acquires the assets of long-time Eastown coffee shop Kava House Inc. at the end of this month, the executives understand that they’re taking on a bit of history.

Blackford Capital appoints new managing director

Written by | Wednesday, 04 November 2015 14:42 |

Grand Rapids-based private equity firm, Blackford Capital announced today its appointment of Jeffrey Johnson as the firm’s new managing director.

Foreign currency drives down Kellogg Q3 earnings

Written by | Wednesday, 04 November 2015 14:22 |

A series of negative currency translation effects hampered third quarter earnings for Battle Creek-based Kellogg Co. (NYSE:K).

After a marathon session and more than four years of back-and-forth, the Michigan Legislature last night passed a bill that will generate $1.2 billion in revenue from new and existing sources to fix and maintain the state’s roads.

Grand Rapids-based software developer The C2 Group has relocated from Grandville to Grand Rapids’ west side neighborhood, according to a statement.

Hart-based Grey & Company was acquired by Seneca Foods Corporation of Marion, N.Y. The acquisition comes as Grey & Company’s CEO James Reynolds prepares for retirement and transitions the business, according to a statement.

 Performing due diligence on an acquisition target’s financials and business operations remains an essential part of any deal. Understanding the corporate culture of a company you’re buying is different, yet it requires just as much due diligence to ensure the right fit and a smooth integration after the deal closes.

Grand Rapids-based Trillium Ventures MSV LLC has acquired The Landing, a 180-unit apartment complex in Kalamazoo, near Western Michigan University.

Illinois-based Hearthside Food Solutions LLC plans to invest $16.2 million into an expansion at its facility in Kentwood, according to a statement by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Rockford-based Byrne Electrical Specialists Inc. plans later this month to break ground on a new manufacturing facility in Lakeview on a blighted property on Tamarack Lake.

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