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Global life sciences innovator investing $30M to establish headquarters along Grand Rapids’ famed Medical Mile
Global theranostics and radiopharmacy innovator Bold Advanced Medical Future Health (BAMF) will establish its headquarters within Grand Rapids’ Medical Mile. The company expects to add over 200 life science jobs and invest $30 million in its new facility, which is expected to contain the world’s most advanced cyclotron-equipped radiopharmacy, molecular imaging clinic and theranostics clinic.
Kent County Sustainable Business Park for a cleaner tomorrow
What if West Michigan could divert 90% of the trash we send to the landfill, while at the same time creating new jobs and driving economic growth?
The Right Place, Inc. and its regional partners distribute nearly $5M in emergency grant funding
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and regional partners, announced that 426 small businesses have been awarded $4.98M in grant funding. These grants were awarded to eligible West Michigan small businesses who have been negatively impacted by the recent Michigan Department of Health and Human Services epidemic orders.
Grand Rapids neighborhoods highlighted among 'hottest' real estate markets in the US
Real estate brokerage Redfin has published its findings of the Most Competitive Neighborhoods of 2019, and two Grand Rapids locations were slated among the top 10.
Grand Rapids kicks off #SupportOurGRBiz challenge
The City of Grand Rapids and a host of community partners have started what they hope becomes a viral campaign to support local businesses during the holiday shopping season. The campaign includes self-recorded videos that showcase local businesses and a challenge to multiple friends to do the same.
Kent County Health Department issues public health warning
State and local collaboration brings new Perrigo North American Corporate headquarters to downtown Grand Rapids
Today, The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Michigan State University, Rockford Construction, and the City of Grand Rapids, announced that global self-care provider, Perrigo Company plc, will establish its new North American Corporate Headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids.
The Right Place, Inc. distributes over $9M in emergency grant funds
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and regional partners, announced that 1,060 small businesses have been awarded over $9M in grant funding. These grants were awarded to eligible West Michigan small businesses who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
$9.5M in Emergency Grant Funds Available to West Michigan Small Businesses Starting July 15
Another round of funding for emergency small business relief has become available from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). Over $9.5M in grant funding has been allocated to The Right Place to support eligible West Michigan businesses.
The Right Place assists Chicago-based company with opening new location in Walker
Today, The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the City of Walker, announced that Chicago-based General Truck Parts & Equipment will open its first operation in Michigan. The company will be located at 2686 3 Mile Road in Walker. In addition, the new operation will bring 7-10 new jobs to the area in the next three years and invest over $500,000 to launch the new operation.