In light of legislative attempts to break through the regulatory patchwork businesses face in communities throughout Michigan, some local government officials are asking whether the state has too many layers of government in the first place.
When general contractor Triangle Associates Inc. wants to survey tall buildings or provide customers with an aerial perspective of their projects, the firm can now turn to a new piece of technology: an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), better known as a drone.
The retail development segment typically emerges last from economic downturns. Only once construction has taken hold in the housing and industrial markets do retailers generally look to begin building again.
Steering the focus to major investments that can affect the market, Alliance for Health has altered its criteria for reviewing health care projects that require state certificate-of-need approval.
The driving force behind Lake Michigan Financial Corp.’s proposed $184.1 million sale to Chemical Financial Corp. represents a contrast to what’s been driving most of the consolidation in the banking industry.
Trends in the West Michigan-based contract medical device manufacturing industry parallel what the automotive sector experienced two decades ago, according to a group of executives who spoke with MiBiz for a recent roundtable discussion.
The new year rings in two major requirements for employers to follow under the federal Affordable Care Act.
The seller’s market that prevailed throughout 2014 should remain in 2015, providing business owners with a good opportunity to find the right buyer and to get a good price for their companies.
A federal lawsuit against Honeywell International Inc. illustrates the need for employers to tread carefully when incorporating rewards or penalties in their employee wellness program, experts say.
While experts continue to tout wind energy as a diversification target for many West Michigan manufacturers, companies that supply the industry say they’ve faced a period of stagnant demand, especially now that a key federal incentive no longer exists.