The Hot Sellers List

Ever wonder which northern Michigan realtors are actually selling the most real estate? So did we, so we turned to the data. Following are the list of the top 2016 sellers, based on actual sales data provided by BrokerMetrics. This section includes the top 50...

Nonprofit Wishing Well

During the holiday season, the spotlight illuminates the needs of area nonprofits more than any other time of year. But any charitable organization will tell you that need is year-round and while cash donations are always appreciated, sometimes a non-monetary donation is just the thing...

40UNDER40: THE 2015 MOST INFLUENTIAL PROFESSIONALS UNDER 40

Meet this year's 40Under40 –  40 unique professionals from a wide range of industries with one thing in common: impact. They hold positions of leadership and influence at for-profits and nonprofits, spark the region's economy and give endless energy to community projects. After receiving more than...

From Hiring To Firing (And All The Issues In Between)

Let’s say you’re a business manager or owner suddenly dealing with a difficult employee. You’re not sure whether to fire the employee or try to work things out. If your company has a full-time human resources department, no problem; they can deal with it. But if...

Not Just Any Ol’ Attorney

Specialty Practices Show Lawyers' Passion And Personality   TJ Andrews – Public Interest Environmental Attorney “My nonprofit clients usually want a seat at the table, and sometimes it takes a lawyer to get there.” – TJ Andrews ‪Growing up on a farm in Swaziland – a small, land-locked country...

TC’s Longtime Auto Repair Pros Talk

Maybe you’ve been going faithfully to the same car repair shop for 20 years, or maybe you’re in the market for a new one. Either way, you probably don’t think much about car repairs until you absolutely need them. Fortunately, Traverse City is home to several...

Tea Time

The Plascon Group recently obtained a patent and started light production on a disposable urn liner that has the potential to brew new jobs in Traverse City. The Plascon Saftea™Liner is specially designed to match the shape of decanters used for ready-to-drink ice teas and coffees....

GTI Snags Magna Assembly Jobs

Grand Traverse Industries (GTI) in Traverse City has seen an uptick in new auto assembly work, thanks to Magna Interior Trim Components (MITC), a rapidly-growing plant in Benzonia and subsidiary of global automotive supplier Magna International Inc. “Magna just contracted with us for two different parts...