Dynamic Variation:

Tech GR: A Distinct Code

West Michigan is enjoying one of the fastest rates of tech industry growth in the U.S. But what sets the industry apart in Grand Rapids may surprise you. This is the first in a two-part series…

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Grand Rapids: A city on the move

Michigan, the state that put the world on wheels, is now redefining the mobility paradigm in the U.S. In fact, few cities of comparable size are as focused as Michigan’s second largest city – Grand…

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Grand Rapids emphasizes work-life balance

Today’s young professionals know that where you live is where your life happens. Work life, personal life, and community life are all wrapped up in place. And place is determined not only by…

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Growing food – and the food industry – in West Michigan

West Michigan farmers and food processors have created a $1.5 billion agri-food industry, propelling the region to the top 25 percent of similar regions nationwide. Learn how abundant fresh water, a…

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Design thinking is driving innovation in learning

In a region where global corporations were among the first to advance design thinking, the iterative, human-centered design process is enhancing learning and driving innovation in after-school…

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Grand Rapids is growing and people are noticing

Grand Rapids is consistently ranked as one of the best and fastest growing economies in the country. Downtown development is keeping pace with that growth. In this Grand Investment installment, we…

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