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West Michigan Business News

College steps into $7M athletic building
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400
A college is preparing to unveil the roughly $7-million athletic building it began constructing last fall.

Trampoline park takes next leap
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400
An international franchise of trampoline centers is expanding in the region.

Wolverine Worldwide appoints woman to board
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0400
The latest member of Wolverine Worldwide's board of directors is a senior executive at a Fortune 500 software maker.

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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