Kalamazoo-based Consumers Credit Union plans to expand into the Grand Rapids-area market with two new offices, on 68th Street in Gaines Township and on 28th Street in Cascade.
Fat Johnny’s Cheesesteak Company is opening a downtown Grand Rapids location. Sixty North Ventures, LLC, a company owned by real estate development firm First Companies, recently signed a lease with the restaurant for space in the former Van Hoeks Shoes store at 80 Ottawa Avenue NW.
After more than four decades in the office furniture industry and 13 years after founding Izzy+, Chuck Saylor plans to retire this summer and turn over leadership to a new generation.
Ending a six-year partnership with national brokerage firm Keller Williams Realty, Grand Rapids-based Steve Volkers Group is now an independent home brokerage firm. Going forward the company will operate under a new name, SVG Real Estate Firm, according to a recent release.
A global clinical research service company plans to shut down its operations in Southwest Michigan, citing a challenging market and decreased demand for its animal research models.
The Allegan-based Perrigo (NYSE: PRGO) this morning reported sales of $979.0 million for what was the second quarter of the 2014 fiscal year, up 11 percent from the same period a year earlier.
Battle Creek-based Kellogg Co. (NYSE: K) today reported fourth quarter sales of $3.5 billion, down 1.7 percent from $3.56 billion in the same period a year ago, about $20 million lower than analysts had expected.
Grand Rapids-based Syzygy Biotech Inc. has rebranded to Empirical Bioscience LLC, according to a statement. The company manufactures a line of reagents used by researchers in the life sciences industry.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital formed a joint venture to provide inpatient rehabilitation care at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.
Spectrum Health and the Van Andel Institute formed a new research collaborative with a Swedish cardiovascular researcher.
West Michigan’s economy recorded “sustainable slow growth” during January, according to the monthly survey of industrial purchasing managers by economist Brian Long.
Haworth Inc. grew global sales to $1.41 billion in 2013, a 7.3-percent increase from the prior year.
More high-tech co-working space will soon be available in downtown Grand Rapids as Rockford Construction Co. and Haworth Inc. today pull the wraps off their Blue35 project.
Ablative Solutions Inc., a Kalamazoo-based biotech startup developing a new treatment called renal denervation to treat hypertension, raised $9.5 million in a Series B preferred stock offering.
Jody Vanderwel, president of Holland-based Grand Angels LLC, was appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the Michigan Strategic Fund board of directors, according to a statement. Vanderwel has been with Grand Angels since 2005 and previously worked at Herman Miller.