What to Watch: What will make headlines in 2020?

The economy. Millennials. Marijuana businesses. These are just three hot topics we'll be reading and hearing about this year. The TCBN has once again compiled a list of the people, places and products that we predict will be making headlines in 2020. Below are five items from the...

Coming to a watercooler near you, Newsmakers for 2018

  What people, places and products will make news locally in the new year and how will it affect your business? Following is a sampling of the who, what, and where we'll be talking about – and why. See the January print edition for the entire What...

What to Watch: Job Market

“Help wanted” signs are ubiquitous at fast-food restaurants, retail stores and a variety of other businesses throughout the Grand Traverse region. Local business leaders say the demand for talent will likely remain high in 2017. But they add that in some respects the job market isn’t...

What to Watch: Munson Construction

Munson Medical Center has several facilities plans that are slated to progress further this year, including a multi-phase project for a new seven-story family birth and children’s center on its main Traverse City campus. The project has two permits and a separate resolution in hand from...

What to Watch: Great Lakes Potato Chip Co.

Amid continuing sales growth, Great Lakes Potato Chip Co. is looking at next steps. And in 2017, some significant decisions could start to unfold. The six-year-old company is mapping future distribution growth and space needs and weighing possibilities – whether that’s financing growth on its own...

What To Watch In 2016

Could 2016 be the year of the tall building in downtown Traverse City? The TCBN thinks so. Two projects presented in 2015 have sights set on altering the building skyline in the core business district – should a lot of pieces fall into place. River West –...