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The bridge between West Michigan and its Dutch roots is continuing to grow as a delegation of business leaders from the Netherlands again visited the region.

Published in Economic Development

The city of Greenville in Montcalm County could serve as a case study of how the global economy affects the business climate in West Michigan.

Published in Manufacturing

Even with the state’s improving economic climate, many small communities often lack the resources and connections needed to seize opportunities for business retention and job growth.

Published in Economic Development

New research shows that the availability of high-speed Internet for Michigan households is on the rise.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 03 August 2014 22:00

Women CEOs on a steady rise

When Birgit Klohs became the CEO of The Right Place Inc. on Nov. 30, 1987, she was the first woman CEO of a nonprofit economic development agency in the Midwest.

Published in Nonprofits

West Michigan will have representation on a new authority set up to oversee construction of the new international bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

Published in In the News

The broad capabilities of West Michigan’s design community help bolster the region’s economic resilience and strengthen its manufacturing sector.

Published in Design Matters

Advances in growing techniques and higher yields have put a strain on apple processing and packaging plants in West Michigan, particularly in northwestern Kent County.

Published in Agribiz

Alternative energy jobs do exist, and they’re being created at companies in West Michigan.

Published in Energy

The federal government sets aside money each year to help small businesses do research and commercialize intellectual property, but the programs are woefully underused by companies in Grand Rapids, which trails peer cities nationwide and around the state in federal research funding. Why aren’t local companies pursuing the cash?

Published in Focus
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