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West Michigan Business News

Law firm travels south for merger
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:32:00 -0400
A law firm with a statewide presence will grow by 118 attorneys come May 1, thanks to a merger with a Texas firm.

Film production firm expands into Los Angeles market
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:00:00 -0400
A film production firm has made it to Hollywood.

GVSU produces Culture Wars
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0400
A pair of Princeton professors “with little else in common” will be in town this week to discuss how to find the cultural common ground.

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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