West Michigan’s economy wrapped up 2017 with what is described as “solid growth” in December. WGVU takes a look at the number from last month’s Supply Management Research survey. The trajectory gives its author a good idea of what the local economy may bring in 2018.
“The general feeling is we could hit 3.5 percent growth rate as far as the year 2018 is concerned.”
Brian G. Long is director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
“This will be our best year if this in turn comes to pass.”