Local Economies

Feature Story Symbiote makes customized furniture products and solutions for the biotechnology, education, healthcare, and security industries.

Furniture-maker expands operations in Zeeland


Feature Story Jennifer Owens is CEO of Lakeshore Advantage.
Feature Story A rendering of the Request Foods expansion.
Feature Story Mandy Anderson and Aaron Johnson of Eat Well Do Good.
Feature Story A rendering of the Request Foods expansion.

Request Foods plans $205M expansion, adding nearly 200 jobs


Feature Story Lakeshore Advantage received an award from the  International Economic Development Council.

Lakeshore Advantage garners international award


Feature Story Advanced Architectural’s plans to invest $1.1 million to expand its facility at 959 Industrial Drive in the city of Allegan.
Feature Story The newest Biggby Coffee is in the newly renovated Haworth Hotel.
Feature Story Children play at the existing natural playground of Little Hawks Preschool on the Outdoor Discovery Center campus.
Feature Story Ottawa County United Way President Patrick Moran meets with other nonprofit leaders to discuss how to meet community needs.
Feature Story Bowerman Blueberries is expanding its original farmers market and bringing a restaurant to downtown Holland later this year.

Bowerman bringing blueberries to downtown Holland


Feature Story Robyn Afrik is Ottawa County’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Ottawa County DEI office details first year on the job


Feature Story Scott Patchin
Development News Tim Mroz

Over $5 million to be awarded to West Michigan area businesses


Feature Story Ed Garner is the Regional Director of the West Michigan Region of Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Feature Story Dan Wedge is Executive Director of Services for Allegan County, with transportation services falling under his purview.
Feature Story The Futures for Frontliners scholarship is intended to help essential workers pay their community college tuition.

State scholarship pays tuition for frontline workers