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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Talent Learning Lab: How to Recruit Diverse Talent - SOLD OUT!

Talent Learning Lab: How to Recruit Diverse Talent - SOLD OUT!

Join us for a hands-on learning experience that will give you customized tactics for attracting diverse talent to your team.

October 5, 2022
2:45PM–5:30PMThe Right Place
Talent Learning Lab: How to Recruit Diverse Talent

Talent Learning Lab: How to Recruit Diverse Talent

Join us for a hands-on learning experience that will give you customized tactics for attracting diverse talent to your team.

November 3, 2022
2:45PM–5:30PMThe Right Place
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
12:00AM–12:00AMThe JW Marriott

Recent News

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West Michigan Businesses Plan to Increase Wages Between 3.2% to 4.6% in 2023
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West Michigan Businesses Plan to Increase Wages Between 3.2% to 4.6% in 2023

A recent survey of West Michigan businesses suggests wage growth will increase through 2023

The Right Place assists Tecnoform to locate North American HQ in Greater Grand Rapids
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The Right Place assists Tecnoform to locate North American HQ in Greater Grand Rapids

Italian luxury RV & boat fixture company to add 130 jobs, invest $7.3 million to open North American HQ in the region

LEAP Led M-21 AgTech Taskforce Launches Effort to Attract Businesses on Vital Agricultural Corridor
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LEAP Led M-21 AgTech Taskforce Launches Effort to Attract Businesses on Vital Agricultural Corridor

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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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