As the state begins a study on preserving key highway infrastructure running through downtown Grand Rapids, some urbanist advocates would rather have the discussion focus on reinventing the system to better accommodate a range of users.
A jury last week found that workers at a former Sara Lee Corp. plant in Zeeland are owed wages for time they spent putting on and taking off protective work clothes during each shift.
A former Kenowa Hills Public School building in Walker will soon be home to the headquarters of one of the state’s largest electrical contractors.
An April groundbreaking on a $26 million senior living project at the Metro Health Village campus in Wyoming signals the start of what one developer sees as a $1 billion opportunity.
Michigan’s energy sector is at a crossroads. While a chorus of experts and energy firms advocate for higher state mandates and the development of more renewable energy projects, many industry professionals face a period of uncertainty.
A group of local design industry professionals are collaborating to assemble a series of events for the first-ever West Michigan Design Week. Given the depth of design talent throughout the region, local organizers aim to showcase the various disciplines of design work from both firms and individuals.
A 10-bill package that would completely reimburse local communities for lost revenues as a result of reforms to the state’s industrial personal property tax is headed to the Legislature.
While farmland values are expected to increase again in 2014, the rate of that increase is expected to soften due to slumping commodity prices.
Thanks to strong job growth and shrinking inventory in a number of asset classes, commercial real estate brokers in West Michigan expect growth through the first half of 2014.
Nearly four years after its completion at a cost of $1.8 million, the city-owned Ionia-Mason parking lot in downtown Grand Rapids is nearly filled to capacity — with snow.