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Amazon supplier Speedrack Products Group sells to ESOP to preserve local ownership, culture
WALKER — Speedrack Products Group Ltd. has become one of the latest West Michigan companies to transition to employee ownership.
MiBiz Growth Report: November 22, 2020
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for November 22, 2020.
Amazon formally identified as user of planned Gaines Township distribution facility
After months of secrecy, Amazon.com Inc.’s interest in a proposed Kent County facility is now official.
Distribution center linked to Amazon gets final approval from Gaines Township
The developers behind a nearly 1 million-square-foot distribution facility received their final municipal approval on Monday evening.
Gaines Township planners sign off on distribution facility linked to Amazon.com
A proposed “massive” distribution and warehouse facility in southern Kent County has moved one step closer to a groundbreaking.
Atlanta firm identified as developer of reported Amazon distribution center
GAINES TOWNSHIP –– An industrial property firm with ties to retailer Amazon.com Inc. is the developer behind “Project Rapids,” a massive fulfillment center proposed for southern Kent County.
Sources: Amazon in talks for distribution center in Kent County
GAINES TOWNSHIP –– Developers representing an online retail behemoth are considering a 100-acre site in southern Kent County for a “massive” distribution facility, MiBiz has learned.
West Michigan’s pitch for Amazon HQ2 project included over $2 billion in state, local incentives
In choosing sites other than West Michigan, Amazon.com Inc. walked away from more than $2 billion in incentives offered by three West Michigan municipalities to the Seattle-based online retailer to locate in the region.
Grand Rapids misses out on Amazon HQ2 consideration
When online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. announced the top 20 possible locations for its second headquarters this morning, it did not include Grand Rapids in the list of metropolitan areas up for consideration.
Shoot for the moon: In pitch to Amazon, Grand Rapids area shows it ‘punches above its weight’
GRAND RAPIDS — Officials from West Michigan acknowledge the region must overcome long odds in its bid to win the economic development sweepstakes for Amazon.com Inc.’s HQ2 project.
GUEST COLUMN — An open letter to Jeff Bezos: Amazon needs Grand Rapids
Seattle-based e-commerce pioneer Amazon.com earlier this month issued a request for proposals to host its new, $5 billion second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. As MiBiz previously reported, local officials in West Michigan have thrown their hats into the ring in pursuing the massive economic development project. In this guest column, Adtegrity Inc. CEO Scott Brew spells out his view of why Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos should consider locating the project in Grand Rapids.
West Michigan economic developers will pursue secondary Amazon headquarters
West Michigan economic developers plan to jump into an already crowded pool of contenders for Amazon.com Inc.’s proposed $5 billion second headquarters.