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Women in Construction Week aimed at encouraging females in a male-dominated industry

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 4:00 PM

News Release Provided By TED

National Association of Women in Construction, state find common need to raise awareness on the opportunities available to women in the construction industry

LANSING, Mich.— To drive home Gov. Whitmer’s call to lower the gender parity and skills gap, the Talent and Economic Development (Ted) Department of Michigan teamed up withNational Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) to highlight high-demand, high-wage Professional Trade career opportunities in Michigan during Women in Construction Week, March 3-9, 2019.

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The Right Place assists BISSELL with headquarters expansion

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 3:00 PM

News Release Provided By The Right Place

BISSELL to add 100 jobs and invest $10 million in Walker

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH (March 6, 2019):  Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Walker, announced that BISSELL, Inc. will be expanding its existing headquarters in the City of Walker. This expansion will result in the creation of 100 new jobs and a capital investment of $10 million.

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Employment Scams Were the Riskiest Scams in 2018 Says BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 2:00 PM

News Release Provided By BBB

Southfield, MI - March 7, 2019  Employment scams were the riskiest scams in 2018, according to the latest report from the Better Business Bureau, Tech-Savvy Scammers Work to Con More Victims: 2018 BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report (BBB.org/RiskReport). Employment scams had more instances and higher losses than in previous years when it ranked the third riskiest.

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Greater Lansing Celebrates April as Autism Awareness Month With Community-wide Sensory-Friendly Initiative

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 1:00 PM

News Release Provided By GLCVB

LANSING, Mich.— The Greater Lansing region prides itself on being a welcoming community and it is our goal to provide the best experience to all guests that visit. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 59 children are diagnosed on the autism spectrum.

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MEDC | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched For “Restoring Historic Hamtramck Stadium”

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 12:00 PM

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s  Public Spaces Community Places initiative

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative


LANSING, Mich. – The historic Hamtramck Stadium will be restored and updated for baseball, soccer, cricket and general community use through a new crowdfunding campaignthe Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Piast Institute and Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 by April 2, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: patronicity.com/hhs.

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Finding the Right Space for Your Business | MiGrowthCast

March 8, 2019 11:00 AM

Marketing Manager for Martin Commercial Properties Luke Miller joins Jesse Flores on this episode of MiGrowthCast.

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Sparrow News | Free Pancakes Served Tuesday at East Lansing, Jackson IHOPs to Benefit Sparrow Children’s Center

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 10:00 AM


LANSING, MI – There’s nothing better than free buttermilk pancakes to start the day – unless you can also support children’s health at the same time.

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MEDC | Business Expansions, Community Development Projects Bring New Private Investment and Jobs to Michigan

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 9:00 AM

  • Three business expansions will create 326 jobs around Michigan
  • Support for community revitalization projects in Charlotte, Houghton, Mason will generate up to $1.4 million in private investment

LANSING, Mich. – Three business expansions and three community revitalization projects that will generate up to $18.6 million in private investment and create 326 jobs have received Michigan Strategic Fund support, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

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MEDC | City of Mt. Pleasant Receives Certification as Redevelopment Ready Community

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 8:00 AM

Designation facilitates private investment, improves economic development opportunities 

LANSING, Mich. – For their efforts in establishing a solid foundation to attract private investment and further build on municipality assets, the city of Mt. Pleasant has been awarded the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced

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MichBIO | 2 New Bioscience Jobs March 2019

Michigan Business Network
March 7, 2019 5:00 PM

New Bioscience Jobs






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