Traditional, outdoor agriculture is profoundly dependent on climate, but high-tech indoor farms that grow premium, hyper-local produce for consumers year round may be commercially viable in the future.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

EAST LANSING — The dean of Michigan State University’s medical school will move into a new position where he’ll lead administration of health care academics, research and clinical care.

Published in Health Care

GRAND RAPIDS — Securing patent protection boosts the chances of a startup company to land the financing needed to commercialize a physical therapy medical device that was developed at Spectrum Health.

Published in Health Care

Agricultural land values have remained relatively stable throughout most regions in Michigan, even though many farmers continue to face serious headwinds. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness

BATTLE CREEK — Cedar Run Decoy Co. LLC aims to provide hunters with new ways to get back to the basics of waterfowling. 

Published in Manufacturing

GRAND RAPIDS — Developers of apartments in Grand Rapids are still seeing high demand for market-rate units.

In response to growing concerns about groundwater issues, Ottawa County’s Olive Township has hit pause on plans for a platted subdivision that’s been in the works for nearly a decade. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 01 September 2019 06:16

MiBiz Growth Report: September 1

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Aug. 19, 2019:

Published in Economic Development

HOLLAND — A lakeshore company has received $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance the development of utility-scale energy storage.

Published in Energy

ZEELAND — A new “economic catalyst” fund and advisory committee hopes to further economic growth in Ottawa County. 

Published in Economic Development
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