Why Greater Grand Rapids

Welcome to the Greater Grand Rapids region

International Soft-Landing program developed by The Right Place

Our International Soft-Landing program provides businesses entering or expanding into the Greater Grand Rapids region with an accelerated introduction to the region’s business practices, regulations, and culture. Businesses who utilize our Soft-Landing program make valuable contacts in the region more quickly and efficiently by accessing our extensive network of local resources, assisting companies to achieve their businesses goals.

Our services include:

  • US Incorporation / Government regulations and licenses
  • Immigration and Visa
  • IP protection / patenting
  • Site selection / Property search
  • Domestic Research
  • Potential customer / supplier connections
  • Import / Export, logistics, and assistance
  • Customs brokerage and Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) support
  • Financial connections (Banking, Accounting, Payroll, Taxes)
  • Access to Capital, angel and venture capital networks
  • Talent assistance (Hiring, Training support, Benefits, Healthcare)
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Assistance in receiving state and local incentives!

See our list of private service providers.

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Our Trusted Partners:

Contact Brent for more info or to connect with a service provider.

Brent 2022

Brent Case

Vice President, Business Development

Brent works to recruit new business investment and jobs to the region. He also assists West Michigan companies during the decision-making portion of the expansion process to outline the benefits of growing locally as opposed to out-of-state.

Full Bio

Recent News

Grand Rapids ranked one of the hottest job markets in the country
Grand Rapids Skyline at Sunset

Grand Rapids ranked one of the hottest job markets in the country

The Wall Street Journal recently released a ranking of cities with the hottest job markets in the country, highlighting Grand Rapids in the top twenty.

Ludington voted "Best Historic Small Town" by USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Awards
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Ludington voted "Best Historic Small Town" by USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Awards

Ludington was the only Michigan destination on the list of 20

The Right Place assists tesa tape with Grand Rapids expansion
New Tesa HQ

The Right Place assists tesa tape with Grand Rapids expansion

Adhesive manufacturer adding 60 jobs to Grand Rapids region

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