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West Michigan Business News

Catering operation moves into Downtown Market
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0500
An established catering operation is moving into the Downtown Market — and opening a new café concept there.

Business Journal names Top Women Owned Businesses
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:00:00 -0500
The cream of the region’s women-owned businesses rose to the top on Wednesday during the Business Journal’s Top Women Owned Businesses awards luncheon at the JW Marriott.

Home & Garden Show previews spring
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 04:00:00 -0500
While there might not be any signs of spring outside, spring has started at the West Michigan Home & Garden Show downtown.

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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