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Economic development is a 'team sport'
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Economic development is a 'team sport'

The Right Place collaborates with many businesses and organizations to seed region's growth. Amazon, Switch, Gerald R. Ford International Airport,...

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Downtown apartment occupancy remains high
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Downtown apartment occupancy remains high

Colliers report shows average rent at $1.88 per square foot; influx of new inventory has dried up slightly. Downtown Grand Rapids' apartment market...

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Lakeshore Advantage establishes new fund
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Lakeshore Advantage establishes new fund

A new economic catalyst fund has been established for future developments on the lakeshore. Through investment by 40 individuals and businesses,...

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Muskegon aims to address livability in 100 days
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Muskegon aims to address livability in 100 days

(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) A group of leaders in Muskegon is launching a new 100-day challenge to address overall...

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Walker shifts focus to Standale
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Walker shifts focus to Standale

West Michigan produces 25 of 'fastest-growing' private companies in US Latest round of discussion for 2040 Master Plan to revolve around...

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Community leaders emphasize Alpine growth
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Community leaders emphasize Alpine growth

You have been logged out. City of Walker 2040 master plan will focus on area between Interstate 96 and 4 Mile Road. Many people are spending time...

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Muskegon recalibrates econ dev initiative
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Muskegon recalibrates econ dev initiative

For its 20th anniversary, Muskegon Area First is getting a new staff leader, board and funders. Muskegon Area First is going through a total...

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Closing the digital divide
News 4 months ago
Closing the digital divide

More than 360,000 rural homes and 27% of K-12 students lack access to broadband internet. Broadband has become such an integral part of society...

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Neighborhood running beautification crowdfunding campaign
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Neighborhood running beautification crowdfunding campaign

A Grand Rapids neighborhood has launched a crowdfunding campaign. The Creston neighborhood of Grand Rapids is running a campaign that will create...

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Sparta eyes small business incubator
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Sparta eyes small business incubator

A new small business incubator may be coming to downtown Sparta. The Sparta Downtown Development Authority is in early planning and fundraising...

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City aims to lower spending
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City aims to lower spending

The city of Grand Rapids is in the initial stages of implementing its budget for Fiscal Year 2020, and the spending plan outlines the key...

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Village selling land to medical marijuana industry
News 5 months ago
Village selling land to medical marijuana industry

KALKASKA - A village whose president wants the community to be a pioneer in the medical marijuana industry is planning to sell a portion of its...

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Partners plan dog park downtown
News 5 months ago
Partners plan dog park downtown

A civic agency and property management company are collaborating to open an experimental dog park downtown. The pop-up dog park is planned for the...

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Suburb buying 13-acre property
News 12 months ago
Suburb buying 13-acre property

Suburb buying 13-acre property September 24, 2018 | By Ehren Wynder | Share Text Size: A A Related Articles Marriott brand hotel moving into suburb...

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Allegan breaks ground on riverfront plaza
News 1 year ago
Allegan breaks ground on riverfront plaza

Allegan breaks ground on riverfront plaza September 6, 2018 | By Ehren Wynder | TAGS Abonmarche / Allegan / Apex Construction / Perrigo / Perrigo...

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To keep growing, West Michigan must reduce barriers to opportunity
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To keep growing, West Michigan must reduce barriers to opportunity

Small Business & Startups Elissa Hillary Elissa Hillary is committed to working at the leading edge of values-based capitalism — building...

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More than $60M pours into downtown Holland
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More than $60M pours into downtown Holland

More than $60M pours into downtown Holland Vision includes stretching downtown all the way to Lake Macatawa. August 31, 2018 | By Justin Dawes |...

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Manufacturers bank on Cascade Township
News 1 year ago
Manufacturers bank on Cascade Township

Manufacturers bank on Cascade Township ADAC and Paragon D&E spending $26.6 million on expansions, job creation and training. August 3, 2018 | By...

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Developer plans The Leonard in downtown Muskegon
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Developer plans The Leonard in downtown Muskegon

Developer plans The Leonard in downtown Muskegon July 31, 2018 | By Ehren Wynder | Share Text Size: A A Related Articles Muskegon plans $15M...

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Developer plans business incubator and food plant
News 1 year ago
Developer plans business incubator and food plant

Developer plans business incubator and food plant July 27, 2018 | By Rachel Watson | Share Text Size: A A Related Articles Food recycler develops ...

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Downtown affordable housing project takes next step
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Downtown affordable housing project takes next step

Downtown affordable housing project takes next step July 18, 2018 | By Justin Dawes | TAGS affordable housing / Belknap Lookout / GVSU / Integrated...

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DDA approves FY2019 budget
News 1 year ago
DDA approves FY2019 budget

DDA approves FY2019 budget In addition to supporting five GR Forward goals, DDA also approved a retail innovation/incubation grant. June 15, 2018 |...

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GM unveils Wyoming plant upgrade
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GM unveils Wyoming plant upgrade

GM unveils Wyoming plant upgrade Overhaul of $119M brings axle production for full-size trucks back in-house, creating 300 jobs. June 15, 2018 | By...

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