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Language, child care, transportation: Gentex tackling key drivers of labor shortage
GRAND RAPIDS — Gentex Corp.’s recently announced plan for a satellite production facility in the city of Grand Rapids is the Tier 1 auto supplier’s latest phase of a multi-pronged effort at attracting talent.
‘We need to be here’: Tier 1 auto supplier Gentex to open production facility in GR
GRAND RAPIDS — Ottawa County’s largest employer is opening a satellite production facility on Grand Rapids’ south side in hopes of better attracting talent from the city and delivering economic benefits to a historically disadvantaged neighborhood.
Grand Rapids OKs incentives for 4 mixed-use developments totaling 200 housing units
GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids city commissioners have approved tax incentives for four mixed-use projects that would add 200 housing units across the city.
Housing loan fund, public amenities among 21 projects recommended for share of Kent County stimulus funding
Kent County staff have narrowed down more than 300 requests for federal stimulus funding to 21 projects that involve housing, public amenities, support for underrepresented communities, and social programs.
$8M north GR apartment project among recipients of state brownfield grants
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy recently awarded a total of $1.73 million in brownfield grants for three redevelopments on contaminated properties in West Michigan.
Kent Co. officials rank more than 300 proposals seeking $127M in federal ARPA funds
GRAND RAPIDS — Kent County residents and representatives from local organizations made their case Friday for a piece of the $127 million that the county is receiving from the American Rescue Plan Act.
4 West Michigan affordable housing projects receive $4.4M in tax credits
Two affordable housing developments in Grand Rapids and another each in Wyoming and rural Barry County secured Low Income Housing Tax Credits in the latest round of awards for the key development funding mechanism.
Boston Square ‘community hub’ to feature child care, health clinic, workforce development components
GRAND RAPIDS — City planning officials will soon consider a substantial component of Amplify GR’s expansive Boston Square Together project.
Food incubators, accelerators on the rise in West Michigan
KALAMAZOO — When it first opened in 2008, the Can-Do Kitchen in Kalamazoo provided an avenue for budding food entrepreneurs to take their businesses outside of their homes and into a professional kitchen.