2023 State of the Region

Welcome to The Right Place’s second annual State of the Region report. This report is designed to inform you of the key economic trends impacting our region, allowing you to make informed business plans and introduce our region to new hires and customers. It is the result of quantitative economic research performed by our business intelligence team, combined with qualitative insights from our economic development work throughout the region.

The 2023 State of the Region report will be released on December 7, 2023 at The Right Place's annual Economic Outlook event.

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If recovery was the defining theme of 2021, this year’s is redefinition. Many of the key defining metrics for Greater Grand Rapids have either surpassed, or are close to surpassing pre-pandemic levels. Now is the time to chart the course for Greater Grand Rapids moving forward.

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