The Rapidian

economic impact

"Hometown Champ" helps bring business to town

by (Experience Gran...)

Submitted 08-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

When I moved to New York City in 1999, I was all but certain I’d never move back to my home state of Michigan. However, after 12 great years of dream jobs and amazing opportunities in NYC, I found myself reconsidering, and jumped at the chance...

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market generated $31 Million in new economic activity for Kent County in 2017

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-02-2019 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has become a destination for hundreds of thousands of people since its opening, and a new study, released today by Grand Valley State University, estimates the overall economic impact caused by the Market to be more...

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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

by (Healthy Homes C...)

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

October 19 - 25, 2014, is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. You’re probably asking yourself, “Is lead still a problem?” The short answer is yes, but it’s important to note that today’s concern is not the same...

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