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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.
Two industrial buildings completed near Ford Airport
Amid a tight industrial real estate market, new construction continues to take hold.
Real estate projects to watch
With a commercial real estate development pipeline that stretches into 2019, the forecast for the industry in West Michigan remains bright. MiBiz periodically checks in on the status of proposed developments. This report highlights several projects from around West Michigan and examines where they currently sit in the development pipeline.
Q&A: Jim Gill Incoming CEO, Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Beginning Jan. 9, 2017, Jim Gill will take over as CEO of the growing Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids. Having previously worked as the COO and CFO of the Allegheny County Airport Authority in Pittsburgh, Gill will take over an airport going through major renovations and adding flights amid record passenger counts. Gill spoke with MiBiz about his hopes to engage a changing airline industry in continuing the success the Ford airport has enjoyed in recent years.
Ford Airport in Grand Rapids hires new CEO
James “Jim” Gill will be the new President & CEO of Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
Ranir LLC acquires corporate headquarters in southeast Grand Rapids
Oral health care manufacturer Ranir LLC has acquired the building where it’s been a tenant for more than 20 years.
Ford Airport launches new authority
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has officially transitioned to its new authority model after 60 years as a wholly-owned asset of Kent County.
Rerouting trains through Kalamazoo could speed Amtrak travel to Chicago for GR riders
Investments in rail infrastructure eventually will expedite the time it takes for Amtrak passengers to commute from Kalamazoo to Chicago, potentially cutting travel times by a half hour.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport executive director leaving for job in Minneapolis
Brian Ryks, executive director of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA), has accepted a new job as the executive director and CEO of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).