Impact of community partnerships is undeniable
Grand Rapids Business Journal | By: Carole Valade
Constant attention to new or renewal developments — the latest condo or retail project in the central city — often overshadows some of the projects that become map makers for the metro area. The Business Journal delves into the annual impact report from the West Michigan Sports Commission, showing its 2017 lineup of youth and annual sporting events fueled $61.1 million in the local economy. The partnerships the group forged to exceed its impact goals also are worthy of comment.