Displaying items by tag: Michigan Economic Development Corp

The budget cuts at the state’s economic development organization have forced industry executives in West Michigan to adjust their tactics. 

Published in Economic Development

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. plans to “re-evaluate” a gap financing mechanism that commercial real estate professionals say has played a crucial role in the redevelopment of key corridors across West Michigan. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 06 March 2016 13:53

MiBiz Growth Report: March 7, 2016

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for March 7, 2016.

Published in Economic Development

As the state grapples with the Flint water crisis and a long-term funding solution for Detroit Public Schools, business advocates hope lawmakers will still be able to tackle policies that keep health care costs down, add transparency and help companies attract talent. 

Published in Economic Development

Disher Design & Development plans to increase its workforce by approximately 30 percent with the help of a $200,000 performance-based grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Published in Breaking News

new roadmap aims to reboot efforts to build Michigan’s life sciences industry and compete with similar clusters around the U.S. and the world.

Published in Health Care

The Right Place Inc. has partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) to host a free event aimed at connecting West Michigan businesses with supporting resources.

Published in Breaking News

While a competitive tax structure was important, Las Vegas-based Switch Communications Group LLC had a different prerequisite before even considering opening a cloud-based data center in Michigan: reliable, renewable energy. 

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 11:30

Venue Tower breaks ground in downtown Grand Rapids

Orion Construction Inc. and The Gilmore Collection broke ground today on the long-planned Venue Tower project that will bring 88 new apartments and a music venue to the corner of Fulton Street and Monroe Avenue in Grand Rapids.

Published in Breaking News

As automotive production and the industry’s supply chain grows in Mexico, one mid-Michigan manufacturer of custom casters and wheels decided to engage in a foreign market for the first time in the company’s history.

Published in Manufacturing
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