Dynamic Variation:

Grand Rapids is growing and people are noticing

The Grand Rapids economy is consistently ranked as one of the best and fastest growing in the country – and there’s no better evidence of that than the pace of downtown development. Capital investment…

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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, according to the Right Place, West…

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The (perpetual) season of giving in West Michigan

In this giving season, we take a look at the generous gifts and givers that have helped make Grand Rapids the vibrant community it is today. We are grateful for their vision and their generosity, and…

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West Michigan Sports Commission

Sports groups get an extra edge when they meet in Grand Rapids – the assistance of the West Michigan Sports Commission. The mission of the West Michigan Sports Commission is to promote this area as…

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Building a More Inclusive Business Community

Home to more than 130 global companies and one of the fastest growing economies in the U.S., West Michigan has long been known as a great place to do business. Whether in small, family-owned…

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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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