Rapid Growth Media is a free, weekly e-magazine. It is published every Thursday morning.


To tell an alternative narrative about the positive growth of Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

It shows (and tells) awesome stories about art, entrepreneurship, innovation, development as well as profiles the people and businesses that are pushing Michigan forward. Rapid Growth Media is part of a larger media company, Issue Media Group, with similar publications in several other cities including Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Cleveland, Denver, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Tampa, Washington D.C., and Toronto. 

If you read it on a regular basis, you'll never want to leave Grand Rapids!

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