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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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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What The Right
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Upcoming Events

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Build for Now, Build for Future: What Does Implementation Really Look Like?

Build for Now, Build for Future: What Does Implementation Really Look Like?

Join us to hear from local manufacturers about how they are approaching and implementing Industry 4.0.

July 20, 2022
11:00AM–12:00PMVirtual Event
Practical Pathways to Smart Manufacturing: A Half-Day Workshop for Manufacturing Leaders

Practical Pathways to Smart Manufacturing: A Half-Day Workshop for Manufacturing Leaders

In this ½-day workshop, we’ll demystify “Smart Manufacturing” leveraging a proven, practical approach to understanding the value and role of modern technologies in your operations.

July 26, 2022
8:30AM–2:30PMFeyen Zylstra Industrial Tech Center
Build for Now, Build for Future: What Are the Critical Mechanics of Success?

Build for Now, Build for Future: What Are the Critical Mechanics of Success?

Join us for our final webinar of the year, the one that ties everything together.

August 31, 2022
11:00AM–12:00PMVirtual Event

Recent News

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The Right Place assists HOLO Footwear to locate headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids
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The Right Place assists HOLO Footwear to locate headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids

Sustainable outdoor footwear company to add 61 jobs, invest $1.6 million to open location in the region

Twisthink Chooses Grand Rapids for New Headquarters to Accelerate Growth and Create Impact
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Twisthink Chooses Grand Rapids for New Headquarters to Accelerate Growth and Create Impact

Digital consulting firm brings new perspectives and expertise to the Grand Rapids Innovation Park with support from MEDC, The City of Grand Rapids, The Right Place, and Rockford Construction

Five local entrepreneurs win business capital as pitch north 2022 finalists
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Five local entrepreneurs win business capital as pitch north 2022 finalists

Five local entrepreneurs took home their share of over $11,000 on Tuesday, June 14th

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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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