The Grand Rapids Business Journal is a weekly business newspaper concentrating on Grand Rapids, Michigan and the surrounding area. It is published by Gemini Publications which additionally publishes Grand Rapids magazine, Michigan Golf, Michigan BLUE and several additional titles. John Zwarensteyn is president and CEO of Gemini Publications.
The Grand Rapids Business Journal features regular weekly columns like Street Talk, Change-Ups, Sales Moves and a calendar of business events. The newspaper additionally includes a weekly "focus section" on various aspects of business, including commercial real estate, finance, manufacturing, communication, education and others. These focus sections typically include a "top business list" related to the topic.
Also published is an annual "Book Of Lists" -- a compilation of the various business lists published through the year, and an annual Giving Guide.
The GRBJ was first published in September 1983 as a monthly spin-off of the Grand Rapids Magazine. Its "All Business All The Time" slogan earned a following. The publication became a weekly in January 1986.