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West Michigan Business News

Construction firm begins $14M project for school district
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:00:00 -0400
A construction firm is about to get to work on a $14-million project to renovate and technologically upgrade a school district in the region.

Nonprofit tags East Beltline for thrift shop
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:00:00 -0400
A nonprofit is planning to open a new thrift shop on East Beltline.

Breweries rank among top sellers in US
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:00:00 -0400
A pair of craft breweries in the region are among the largest of their kind in the country, based on sales volume.

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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