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West Michigan Business News

Health system sells 80-percent stake to public company
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500
A health system is selling an 80-percent stake in its hospital, neighborhood outpatient centers and affiliated assets to one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the country.

Bank closes six branches
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:00:00 -0500
A bank is closing six branches and consolidating them into other locations in response to “changing transaction patterns” by customers.

Hotel ranks No. 1 in chain
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:00:00 -0500
A hotel has used a guest-feedback system to help it earn the No. 1 spot for customer satisfaction among other properties in its chain.

Economic Development Office

The EDO coordinates and implements the economic development services offered by the City of Kentwood, including the following:

  • Makes contact with the business community through business retention and expansion calls, coordinating with The Right Place, Inc. and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
  • Provides information on state economic development programs that affect the Kentwood business community.
  • Reviews and approves loans to businesses through the Kentwood Economic Development Corporation.
  • Provides information to city officials regarding economic development issues affecting the City.
  • Provides assistance to businesses for programs such as Public Act 198 tax abatements and other incentives.
  • Prepares marketing materials for the City.
  • Provides city officials with feedback from the business community through the annual Business Forum.
  • Provides staff support for the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.

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