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University builds $1.2M stained-glass windows
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400
A Danish artist is shedding light on a university’s planned $15-million chapel by creating a $1.2-million set of handcrafted stained-glass windows with about 4,000 pieces of glass.

Retailer rolls out everyday meal options
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400
A retailer has rolled out a “first-of-its-kind” initiative that blends its stores and online presence to help customers make everyday meals.

Chamber produces Minority Business Showcase
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0400
In a community striving to diversify its talent landscape, an upcoming event is seeking to amplify the voices of West Michigan’s diverse talent.

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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