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The Right Place

The Right Place is West Michigan's leading economic development organization. Learn more about our services and offerings in this brochure.

About The Right Place

Since its beginning, The Right Place has assisted thousands of West Michigan companies to invest more than $5.1 billion and 47,000 new jobs throughout the region.

The Right Place is West Michigan’s leading economic development organization, offering confidential, comprehensive business services in the region. Every day we meet with current and prospective companies, connecting them to the resources they need to grow in the Grand Rapids region.


To drive sustainable economic growth and shared prosperity for all in the Greater Grand Rapids Region.


The Greater Grand Rapids Region will be the most resilient, productive, and equitable regional economy in the nation.

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Advancing the Grand Rapids Regional Economy

Serving West Michigan since 1985, The Right Place, Inc. is a regional economic development organization funded through investments from the private and public sectors. The Right Place drives regional Economic Development initiatives to stimulate economic growth, wealth creation, and operational excellence by focusing on productivity, innovation, and the retention, expansion, and creation of quality employment and companies in the West Michigan region.

Staffed by a skilled team of economic development and business professionals, The Right Place concentrates on the following strategic priorities:

  • Leading West Michigan business development efforts
  • Identifying and developing emerging growth opportunities
  • Strengthening the global competitiveness and innovation of our existing regional manufacturers

To learn more about our strategy, please visit our 2020-2022 3-year Strategic Plan.


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