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President Biden’s recently proposed $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan comes as state officials and local planning experts make gains in plotting investment needs across Michigan.

Published in Economic Development

Men and women both experienced steep declines in employment at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, but on average, the workforce for men is back to pre-pandemic levels in Michigan while women have left the workforce at disproportionate rates. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 11 April 2021 12:00

MiBiz Growth Report: April 11, 2021

This is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 11, 2021.

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HOLLAND — A West Michigan-based business that has developed a video interviewing platform for employers and potential employees has named its first president.

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Eight West Michigan schools will receive free wireless internet hotspots to help bridge connectivity gaps for vulnerable students, officials with AT&T and a national and statewide nonprofit announced Monday.

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GRANDVILLE — Kerkstra Precast Inc., a producer of precast and prestressed concrete products in Michigan, has new owners. 

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WALKER — Developers are planning a 552-unit apartment complex at the English Hills Country Club property in Walker.

Several Michigan communities are at risk of losing crucial federal funding under proposed changes to their designation as metropolitan areas, which local officials say would negatively affect services and economic development efforts.

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HUDSONVILLE — As extended reality technology creeps into the mainstream with big names like Microsoft, Facebook and Apple racing to develop the best experiences for end users, the industry still faces several hurdles to mass adoption.

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West Michigan housing experts say a program recently rolled out by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority will help stabilize renters and landlords who have been struggling financially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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