When Brink Farms Inc. began construction on a rail yard off Turner Avenue in northwest Grand Rapids in 2014, the Hamilton-based bulk transportation firm hoped to alleviate capacity constraints and better serve customers shipping cargo south through the city.
At some point in the coming months, Mark Gurney and directors at Tetra Discovery Partners LLC will decide which road to travel into the future for their company.
A long vacant parking lot at the northeast corner of Wealthy Street and Fuller Avenue could see new life.
Porter Corp. has been acquired by PlayCore Holdings Inc., a Chattanooga, Tenn.-based manufacturer of playground equipment.
Automotive supplier Gestamp North America Inc. will invest $158 million to expand its manufacturing facilities in Chelsea and Mason.
Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. has acquired Kalamazoo-based Lush Gourmet Foods, a maker of flavored peanut and almonds.
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s plans to open a neurology clinic in Grand Haven to treat patients in the lakeshore area with neurological diseases, disorders and injuries.
Grand Rapids-based Meritage Hospitality Group Inc. (OTCQX: MHGU), one of the country’s largest owners and operators of Wendy’s fast food restaurants, has tapped a new line of credit to continue its expansion.
Spectrum Health and its joint venture with Holland Hospital jumped full force into backing a ballot question in the lakeshore township where they’re developing a $55 million medical campus.
Attorneys working in the field of M&A like to say that there’s a story behind every transaction. That notion was on full display at last night’s MiBiz M&A Deals and Dealmakers of the Year Awards held at the Studio D2D in Grand Rapids. A common theme among the winners and finalists was a desire to preserve the culture of a company created by the sellers, even as the firm went through the transaction process.
After growing rapidly and closing dozens of transactions with the backing of private equity, executives and minority shareholders at insurance broker Acrisure LLC are acquiring a majority stake in the company.
Despite relatively flat light vehicle production globally, Gentex Corp. generated double-digit sales growth in its third quarter, continuing a trend the company has maintained since the beginning of the year.
Saginaw-based finance and commercial development firm The Wirt-Rivette Group plans a new residential project near downtown Grand Rapids.
An ongoing saga of volatility in the global retail market has continued to drive down performance at Wolverine World Wide Inc.
For Tracy Larsen, the work of evaluating and closing deals continues to push ahead even in the face of global tumult and a general sense of economic uncertainty.
In what he describes as a “good year,” Michael Jones was involved in closing 20 transactions in late 2015 and the first half of 2016 that had a collective value of $1.5 billion.
Mike VanGessel likes to talk about the “why” behind his company’s decision to invest in the long-neglected west side neighborhood of Grand Rapids.
When Service Express Inc. (SEI) sought a buyer in 2015, owners Michael McCullough and Ed tenHaaf were just looking to retire.