Category Archives: Business News

Mercy Health opening phase 1 of new medical center in Muskegon

MUSKEGON, Mich. – Mercy Health is opening phase one of its new medical center in mid-November, but preparations are being made right now.


It’s been two years breaking ground on the $291 million, 10-story, 267-bed medical center located at 1500 East Sherman Boulevard and now it’s time to open surgical suites, the main lobby, chapel, coffee shop, gift shop and the Fazakerley Family Emergency Center.


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Convention center in Muskegon’s downtown moving forward

Community members in Muskegon are getting a look at a $17 million convention center planned for the space between the Holiday Inn Muskegon Harbor and the LC Walker Arena.


Monday Oct. 22, officials with the city of Muskegon and Muskegon County released new images of what the convention center should look like.


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Convention center could have $10.6M impact on Muskegon

Jeff Jacobson remembers the streets of downtown Muskegon when he first opened Unruly Brewing on Western Avenue in 2013.


“When we first moved down here, there was really nothing, especially on this side of the street. Across the street from us was just empty building,” said Jacobson.


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Employers fill job fair at Muskegon Community College searching for workers

Twice a year Muskegon Community College holds job fairs. The events are usually held in October and March.


The organizer of the event Heidi Romero is seeing the number of employers in Muskegon County in need of workers grow year after year.


Part of the reason may be related to the state’s jobless rate which fell to an even 4 percent last month. Since the start of 2018, it’s fallen seven-tenths of a percentage point.


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Muskegon moves ahead with plans for downtown convention center

The city of Muskegon and Muskegon County along with Parkland Properties LLC have unveiled plans for a new downtown convention center campus.


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Lighting manufacturer to invest $4M in Norton Shores

A Muskegon County-based lighting manufacturer is expanding its operation and moving to Norton Shores with a more than $4 million investment.


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EarthTronics Introduces Canopy LED Series for Entryway, Perimeter, Parking Garages and Low Bay Commercial and Industrial Security Illumination

EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces its Canopy LED Series that delivers exceptional energy savings and visual acuity compared to linear fluorescent and HID fixtures for 8’ to 15’ mounting heights in commercial, industrial and municipal facilities.


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Smart Vision Lights Unveils New Products at VISION 2018

Smart Vision Lights, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, is pleased to introduce new products at VISION in Stuttgart, Germany, November 6–8, 2018.


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LC Walker Arena Renovations a Hit

Over recent months, LC Walker Arena had been undergoing renovations that were aimed at improving the fan experience. Among some of the notable changes to occur at the downtown Muskegon venue included the addition of a new beer garden, kid zone, party decks, and suites and premium seating.


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Six hotel construction and renovations projects in Muskegon County

For many years tourism leaders in Muskegon County worried a lack of hotel rooms is what was holding back economic growth from tourism. But the county is entering a boom for hotel construction, and renovations of existing properties.


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