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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The Right Place releases 2023 State of the Region report

This report is designed to give you an in-depth look at the key economic trends in 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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Upcoming Events

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Newaygo County Economic Outlook: 2024

Newaygo County Economic Outlook: 2024

Join leaders from across Newaygo County and the region to learn about the Newaygo County Economic Partnership's new strategic plan, an economic outlook provided by Dr. Paul Isely, a dive in to talent attraction and retention strategies, networking and more!

March 6, 2024
2:30PM–5:00PMDogwood Center for the Performing Arts
Supply Chain Management Conference 2024

Supply Chain Management Conference 2024

Registration now open!

March 13, 2024
8:30AM–3:30PMJW Marriott
CS Connections Event

CS Connections Event

Join us on March 13 at The B.O.B. for the CS Connections Event.

March 13, 2024
6:00PM–9:00PMThe B.O.B.

Recent News

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The Right Place assists Ludus with Grand Rapids expansion
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The Right Place assists Ludus with Grand Rapids expansion

Digital ticketing sales platform to locate HQ in Greater Grand Rapids area

NCEDP assists G-M Wood Products with Newaygo expansion
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NCEDP assists G-M Wood Products with Newaygo expansion

Wood components supplier to add 25 jobs, invest $8.67 million to expand location in Newaygo

Navigating the Future: A Deep Dive into Mobility and Michigan's Tech Ecosystem
Tech Council - Mobility Meeting

Navigating the Future: A Deep Dive into Mobility and Michigan's Tech Ecosystem

The Tech Council recently set the stage for an insightful discussion on mobility.

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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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