Grow Your Business in Greater Grand Rapids

Centrally located between Chicago and Detroit, Grand Rapids is Michigan’s second-largest city and a hub for research, innovation and a thriving regional economy.

Why Greater Grand Rapids
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NEW: Greater Grand Rapids Tech Strategy

We've just launched a roadmap for accelerating Greater Grand Rapid's position as a tech hub.
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Regional Industries

Health Sciences

Health Sciences

We’re making it happen on the Medical Mile. World-class research, healthcare, manufacturing and education facilities are all here in Greater Grand Rapids.
Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

Greater Grand Rapids is home to one of the nation’s largest and most extensive manufacturing sectors.
Information Technology

Information Technology

Our region’s IT sector is one of the fastest growing in the nation and has a robust tech talent pipeline driving it forward.
Food Processing & Agribusiness

Food Processing & Agribusiness

Surrounded by 20% of the world’s fresh water, Greater Grand Rapids is among the most productive and diverse agricultural regions in the nation.

Our Services

What We Do

For over 30 years The Right Place has offered confidential, comprehensive business support services in Greater Grand Rapids. Our team has assisted thousands of companies to spur more than $5.1 billion in investments and 47,000 new jobs throughout the region.


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  • Supply Chain & Partner Opportunities
  • Confidential Site Location Services
  • State & Local Incentives
  • Regional Service Providers
  • Regional Business Infrastructure Improvements
  • Manufacturing Innovation & Product Development
  • International Business Development
  • West Michigan Business Research
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Upcoming Events

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The Right Place's 2023 Economic Outlook

The Right Place's 2023 Economic Outlook

Join The Right Place for one of the most anticipated economic forecast events in our community. The 2023 Economic Outlook will provide critical perspective to what may lie ahead so you can prepare yourself for success.

December 8, 2022
8:00AM–10:00AMThe JW Marriott
Talent Learning Lab - January 2023

Talent Learning Lab - January 2023

Save the date for our Talent Learning Lab on January 19. More info coming soon!

January 19, 2023
12:00AM–12:00AMThe Right Place
Talent Learning Lab - February 2023

Talent Learning Lab - February 2023

Save the date for our Talent Learning Lab on February 14. More info coming soon!

February 14, 2023
12:00AM–12:00AMThe Right Place

Recent News

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The Right Place assists Perdue Farms to open new facility in Oceana County
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The Right Place assists Perdue Farms to open new facility in Oceana County

Perdue Foods pet treat division to add 99 jobs, invest $27 million to open facility in the region

Top 4 Takeaways from Tech Week Grand Rapids & Michigan Tech Week
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Top 4 Takeaways from Tech Week Grand Rapids & Michigan Tech Week

What better way to share our story, attract new founders to our region, and also show off the spectacular companies that are already located here, than launching the first ever Tech Week Grand Rapids and Michigan Tech Week?

New Battery Component Manufacturing Facility in Big Rapids to create 2,350 jobs
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New Battery Component Manufacturing Facility in Big Rapids to create 2,350 jobs

Gotion chooses Big Rapids for $2.3B investment

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Invest in Greater Grand Rapids’ Economic Future

Achieving our vision of sustainable growth and economic prosperity for all in the Greater Grand Rapids region will take the support of the businesses and key stakeholders that make up our community.

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