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West Michigan Business News

Ecommerce retailer launches spice store
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:00:00 -0500
A niche online seller of vanilla baking products is expanding into multiple culinary markets with the launch of a new brand and online store with more than 400 “hard-to-find” spices and cooking ingredients.

Partners start real estate firm
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:30:00 -0500
A pair of real estate executives have partnered to open a residential and commercial real estate brokerage firm.

GRAM exhibits ArtPrize 'Encore'
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500
The Grand Rapids Art Museum is bringing some of the “strongest” pieces from ArtPrize back to the city.

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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