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West Michigan Business News

Car superstore heads for 28th Street
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:25:00 -0400
A national car retailer is planning to develop a large property on 28th Street.

Startup develops local chat app
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:37:00 -0400
A startup is developing a mobile app for chatting with people nearby.

Grand Rapids ranks No. 2 in US for 'raising a family'
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:12:00 -0400
When it comes to raising a family, the Grand Rapids market is the place to live.

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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