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.

View here

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

NCEDP assists Slate Building with Hesperia renovation
Slate Building Architectual Layout compressed Page 03

NCEDP assists Slate Building with Hesperia renovation

Local pharmacy to add three housing units to second floor

MCDC Executive Director appointed to Mid-America Economic Development Council Board of Directors
Big Rapids Park 3

MCDC Executive Director appointed to Mid-America Economic Development Council Board of Directors

Kelly Jo Wawsczyk joins the Mid-America EDC’s Board of Directors for state of Michigan

Entrepreneur Support Event Coming to Newaygo
Newaygo County Banner Image

Entrepreneur Support Event Coming to Newaygo

Newaygo County Economic Development Partnership and Start Garden partnering to host entrepreneurial support event in Newaygo County

" class="hidden">新榜网 " class="hidden">摄友会 " class="hidden">河南机电高等专科学校