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Displaying items by tag: McKinsey & Co

Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:52

Talent competition places DEI under closer scrutiny

Diversity, equity and inclusion has emerged as an “important pressure point” in the past two years as companies compete for talent and regional economic development organizations seek to attract and retain industries, consultants and business advocates say.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 30 January 2022 18:32

Film education programs aim to increase industry access in West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS — Victor Williams describes the Grand Rapids Media Initiative and Film Incubator as a “dream space” that he wishes he had while growing up in Grand Rapids.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 19 December 2021 16:45

Downtown office market in question, retail expected to pick up in 2022

After nearly two years, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic can be seen across all sectors of the commercial real estate market, but especially in downtowns. And the biggest question surrounding commercial real estate remains largely unanswered: What is the future of office space?


Sunday, 18 February 2018 19:03

Density at what cost? Zoning proposals spark tensions between Grand Rapids policymakers, neighborhoods

GRAND RAPIDS — Proposals to upzone several Grand Rapids neighborhoods in an attempt to address housing issues have exposed deep divisions among local stakeholders.