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West Michigan Business News

Marina anchors used-boat sale
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400
As the summer season comes to a close, a lakeshore pier is preparing to host a used-boat sale before owners store their vessels for the winter.

Study: 40 percent of working households don't make ends meet
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400
A new study has found that 40 percent of Michigan households with at least one worker don't make enough money to meet basic survival needs.

Make-A-Wish names Leaders in Joy
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0400
Several organizations and people across the region have been named Leaders in Joy by Make-A-Wish Michigan.

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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