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Insurer donates 45 acres to university
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400
A national multi-line insurer has donated 45 acres of land in the area to a university to help it expand its athletic complex.

Health provider plans $11.2M construction project
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0400
A health care provider along the lakeshore is planning an $11.2-million renovation and expansion project to enhance its delivery of nursing home, rehabilitation and dementia services.

Judge upholds $5.5M jury verdict
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400
A judge has upheld a $5.5-million jury verdict for a former farm equipment dealer after a local law firm contended with 15 months of post-judgment motions.

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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