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Local entrepreneurs selected as finalists for fourth annual Pitch North competition
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Local entrepreneurs selected as finalists for fourth annual Pitch North competition

Five local entrepreneurs chosen to pitch their business ideas to panel of judges during fourth annual Pitch North competition

Grand Rapids ranked one of the best places to live in U.S.
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Grand Rapids ranked one of the best places to live in U.S.

U.S. News & World Report recently named Grand Rapids as one of the best places to live in the country.

The Right Place announces new hires, promotions in partner counties
Grand Rapids Ranked one of best places to live in U S 3

The Right Place announces new hires, promotions in partner counties

Executive Directors hired for Mecosta, Mason, and Oceana Counties

The Right Place seeking proposals for Historic Community Planning project in Lake & Newaygo Counties
Grand Rapids Ranked one of best places to live in U S 3

The Right Place seeking proposals for Historic Community Planning project in Lake & Newaygo Counties

A committee has formed to strategize the collaborative economic growth of the two historic African American rural communities of Idlewild (in Yates Township, Lake County, MI) and Woodland Park (in Merrill Township, Newaygo County, MI). Particular focus is being put on preservation, promotion, and capitalization (which is currently at varying stages in each community) of their historic significance.

The Right Place, Inc. receives $588,000 grant to assist area companies with Industry 4.0 implementation
Grand Rapids Ranked one of best places to live in U S 3

The Right Place, Inc. receives $588,000 grant to assist area companies with Industry 4.0 implementation

6 organizations across state awarded total of $3m to support awareness and preparedness

Tapping Into the Remote Workforce: Building the Next Great Technology Hub of the Midwest
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Tapping Into the Remote Workforce: Building the Next Great Technology Hub of the Midwest

What is being done to lay the foundation for remote work here in our region? We have a unique opportunity to tap into this new wave of remote work to help establish Greater Grand Rapids as the next top technology hub in the Midwest.

Entrepreneurial pitch competition returns in person for 4th year, calling for submissions
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Entrepreneurial pitch competition returns in person for 4th year, calling for submissions

Pitch North, Newaygo County’s first-ever entrepreneurial pitching competition, has extended the pitch submission deadline to May 8th at 11:59 pm.

Bi annual regional economic snapshot reveals expected growth in 2022
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Bi annual regional economic snapshot reveals expected growth in 2022

Grand Rapids regional business leaders report strong confidence in local economy

2021 Annual Report
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2021 Annual Report

The Right Place is now ahead of pace on our strategic plan metrics for jobs, payroll, and investment.

The Right Place assists Roll & Hill with Wyoming expansion
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The Right Place assists Roll & Hill with Wyoming expansion

Lighting and furniture manufacturer to add 50 jobs, invest $1.5 million to open second location in the region

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