President Barack Obama’s re-election dimmed hopes within the U.S. medical device industry that a new excise tax set to take effect Jan. 1 would get repealed.
As the local economy improves, the level of corporate philanthropy increases.
Here is the Nov. 26, 2012 MiBiz Growth Report, which includes a roundup of news briefs of M&A and expansions in the region.
Wessel, who will speak at the Nov. 19 Economic Club of Grand Rapids luncheon at Amway Hotel, spoke with MiBiz about the looming fiscal cliff and how the government can resolve the situation.
Rather than make a program and then ask employers if it’s working, the state agency Michigan Works! aims to take an “ask first, then act” approach to workforce development.
The MiBiz Growth Report for Nov. 12, including a roundup of news briefs of M&A and expansions in the region.
As Americans step to the polls on Tuesday, a number of West Michigan business owners have already elected to do something they probably couldn’t have done easily four years ago: sell their companies.
Retail giant Meijer Inc.’s corporate presence in West Michigan could soon undergo a major overhaul.
The Urban Land Institute of Michigan’s first-ever Kalamazoo event sparked some interesting conversation about Michigan’s future and the prospects ahead of the state.
Here is the Oct. 29, 2012 MiBiz Growth Report, which includes a roundup of news briefs of M&A and expansions in the region.
Proposed changes to the state’s lauded brownfield redevelopment act have proponents of the program hopeful that Michigan could see even more development activity.
Health insurance costs are still rising, but the rate they’re increasing has somewhat abated.
Executives at Holland-based furniture manufacturer Trendway Corp. are seeing real returns from a new state export assistance program.
Two and a half years ago, many West Michigan bar and restaurant owners worried that their businesses could be snuffed out like finished Marlboros in an ashtray.
Downtown Grand Rapids seems to have burst at the seams and spilled a few streets south, the result, some say, of confidence that an anchor project — the $30 million Downtown Market — has brought to a neglected part of the city.