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West Michigan Business News

Health system names chief medical officer
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:42:00 -0400
The president of a health system’s physician group is taking on an additional role as chief medical officer of the system.

Insurers owe nearly $13.2M in refunds across state
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:27:00 -0400
LANSING — The federal government said more than 184,000 Michigan health insurance customers will benefit from nearly $13.2 million in refunds, because of a provision of the nation's health care law.

Construction firm travels north for $6.6M apartment building
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:29:00 -0400
A construction firm has transformed an old school in the Upper Peninsula into a $6.6-million apartment building.

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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