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Displaying items tagged: Plante Moran PLLC

Tuesday, 20 December 2022 15:22

2 West Michigan civil engineering firms plan merger

Holland Engineering Inc. aims to expand its offerings to municipal clients under a merger planned with another West Michigan civil engineering firm.

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 23 October 2022 18:00

‘NOBODY IS IMMUNE:’ Businesses face growing risks, costs from cyber threats

Cybercrime cost Michigan victims more than $181.6 million in 2021.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 02 January 2022 18:10

Facility Health sale marks another successful exit for startup

Facility Health Inc.’s sale to a North Carolina software solutions provider is another example of a startup company backed by local investors in West Michigan that led to a successful exit.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 24 October 2021 16:30

Senior living facilities prepare residents for cybersecurity threats

Technology proved to be a blessing for residents in West Michigan senior care facilities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. At times, it was the only avenue for these individuals to remain in contact with friends, family and loved ones.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 20 January 2019 23:10

Tax cuts spur manufacturers’ investments

Most manufacturers can expect to fork over less in taxes for last year, and companies that monitor the shifting provisions could capitalize on greater investment in a few key areas. Although most of the tax cuts from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 became effective for manufacturers on Jan. 1, 2018, businesses in all industries have been left with questions and uncertainty about how the new laws need to be applied, said Joel Mitchell, a tax partner at Plante Moran PLLC in Grand Rapids.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 18 March 2018 11:05

Federal tax reform benefits manufacturers’ investments in automation equipment

For West Michigan manufacturers who are struggling both to find workers and to keep up with order volumes, the recent federal tax reform offers some welcome news.

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 28 May 2017 15:48

New report ranks Michigan 5th nationally for most bank branch closures

More bank branches closed in Michigan than in 45 other states in the years following the most recent financial crisis.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 05 February 2017 16:17

Optimism in an changing industry: West Michigan auto dealers maintain positive outlook, despite plateauing sales forecast

Despite entering a period of plateauing vehicle sales, West Michigan car dealers remain optimistic even as they wrestle with consolidation and the need to upgrade their facilities.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 16 October 2016 19:16

Affirmant Health gains depth with addition of Spectrum

The addition of Spectrum Health gives a statewide coalition of health systems a large West Michigan presence and heightens the potential for it to offer employers a new option for benefits.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 02 October 2016 14:13

Credit unions leverage service model for growth

Chris Mason and his partners wanted to use a local lender when they sought a loan to start their business in Stevensville, just north of the Indiana border in Berrien County. 

Published in Finance
Sunday, 21 August 2016 14:22

Independents unite: Physician groups eye merger into Answer Health

GRAND RAPIDS — Two organizations that represent independent physicians in West Michigan could morph into a single new group they formed last year to give greater voice to doctors who operate their own medical practices.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 21 August 2016 14:19

Lakeland Health plans $160 million modernization of St. Joseph campus

ST. JOSEPH — A $160 million expansion and renovation this fall will modernize Lakeland Health’s main campus in St. Joseph, allowing it to operate as efficiently as possible and drive quality outcomes.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 20 March 2016 17:18

Community banks eye opportunity in Grand Rapids area

After operating for years in rural communities to the north, ChoiceOne Bank wants to carve out a position in downtown Grand Rapids.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 07 February 2016 22:27

Health care building projects spike in 2015, State approved 383 projects worth $2.78 billion

At $271.2 million, the expansion and renovation at Mercy Health’s Hackley Hospital campus in Muskegon stands as one of the largest health care projects in Michigan today.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 07 February 2016 23:23

New statewide clinical care network looks to grow, share best practices

The six independent health systems behind a new clinical care network across Michigan want to bring on more partners.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 10 January 2016 22:33

Community banks show renewed focus on succession planning

Dan Bitzer’s ascension to the role of president at First National Bank of Michigan followed a process that directors at the Kalamazoo community bank outlined years earlier.

Published in Finance