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Friday, 27 March 2020 08:23

Battle Creek Unlimited doubles loan fund for businesses affected by COVID-19

BATTLE CREEK — The city of Battle Creek’s economic development agency has doubled its emergency loan fund to $1 million as more small businesses are impacted by the coronavirus. 

Published in Small Business
Friday, 14 June 2019 11:15

Foundation awarded state funding to add housing to downtown Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO — The Kalamazoo-based Jim Gilmore Jr. Foundation has been awarded a grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to add housing to downtown Kalamazoo.

Sunday, 03 February 2019 20:51

Kalamazoo hopes local control of major streets leads to equitable development

KALAMAZOO — Southwest Michigan’s largest city is radically rethinking how its street network connects its people to neighborhoods, businesses and major institutions. In a January agreement with the Michigan Department of Transportation, the city of Kalamazoo accomplished a long-standing goal of getting back under local control the major streets through its downtown and into adjacent neighborhoods. Now, officials want to reconfigure the streets into a multi-modal part of the city’s urban center.

Friday, 28 December 2018 09:45

Downtown Kalamazoo to get micro-grocery store

KALAMAZOO — A market aims to “fill the void of groceries” for those living in downtown Kalamazoo.

Sunday, 23 December 2018 17:32

Crystal Ball 2019 Outlook Q&A: Andrew Haan, Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership

A new year means a fresh start for the Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership. Andrew Haan, president of the nonprofit organization, said with the beginning of the Downtown Economic Growth Authority and the rebranding of the Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership, formerly known as Downtown Kalamazoo Inc., there’s a more stable future moving forward as the city continues to grow.