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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.
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 ranked a top metro for millennials to live and work
Talent is a topic that's never far from the minds of employers. Currently, millennials make up the largest portion of the U.S. labor force, making this generation a critical component in building up a region's talent pool.
Grand Rapids named one of the best food cities in America
In search of a city with a plethora of food options at an affordable price? Then Grand Rapids should be next on your list of destinations to visit.
Grand Rapids named No.1 metro for sustainable development
In a recent feature from Site Selection Magazine's July 2019 issue, Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Mich. was named the No.1 metro in the U.S. for sustainable development based on several factors.
Metro Grand Rapids houses America's 'hottest' ZIP code for second consecutive year
Every year, Realtor.com evaluates thousands of ZIP codes across America to determine which areas' home sales are moving at a much faster rate than the national median. Currently, homes are typically spending about 56 days on the market before purchase - but that's not the case for America's 'hottest' ZIP codes.
Grand Rapids named No.1 mid-sized metro for economic growth potential
In its 15th annual ranking, Business Facilities' 2019 Metro Rankings Report named Grand Rapids, Mich. as the No.1 mid-sized metro in the country for economic growth potential.
Grand Rapids MSA receives two top rankings for job growth and economic potential
The Grand Rapids MSA has recently landed at the top of two rankings for job growth and economic potential. Reuters named Grand Rapids one of the top cities in the nation for job growth and Business Facilities ranked Grand Rapids the number one mid-sized city for economic growth potential.
Grand Rapids-Wyoming among top cities recognized by Reuters for seven years of job growth
International news organization, Reuters, recently published an analysis of seven-year job growth in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) throughout the United States.
Grand Rapids ranked No. 4 best city for first-time home buyers in the US
In an evaluation of 300 cities throughout the U.S., WalletHub found Grand Rapids, Mich. to be the No. 4 best location for first-time home buyers in the country.