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MEDC offers financial assistance to small businesses in Michigan Main Street communities

Michigan Business Network
March 14, 2019 8:00 AM

News Release Provided By MEDC

LANSING, Mich. –The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced a new pilot program aimed at supporting small businesses looking to expand or establish themselves in a Michigan Main Street community. The cities of Niles and Saline have been selected as the first two communities to pilot the program.

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Michigan Land Bank Redevelopment Loan Program seeing positive results two months after launch

Michigan Business Network
March 13, 2019 5:00 PM

News Release Provided By Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority

LANSING, Mich. — Three Grand Rapids families are closing on homes this month thanks to the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority’s Redevelopment Loan Program in collaboration with the Kent County Land Bank’s InnovaHomes project.

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Martin Commercial Properties | Okemos Road Property Gets New Owner, Exciting Development for Busy Okemos/Jolly Intersection

Michigan Business Network
March 13, 2019 4:00 PM

EAST LANSING, MI – March 13, 2019 

Martin Commercial Properties is pleased to announce the purchase of 3490 Okemos Road, at the Okemos/Jolly Rd intersection. Shawn H. O’Brien of Martin Commercial represented the buyer, Tommy Hannawa of Affinity 8 Investments, LLC, in the transaction.

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‘Free College’ opportunity for motivated West Michigan students

Michigan Business Network
March 13, 2019 3:00 PM

News Release Provided By TED

LANSING, Mich.— In her 2020 budget proposal, Gov. Whitmer calls for an increased investment in education to help close the skills gap, the state’s Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan (Ted) reaffirms that early college is an educational pathway that leads students to filling high-demand, high-wage careers here in Michigan.

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Dan Wyant: Leading the way with Entrepreneurs!

Leadership Low Down
March 13, 2019 2:00 PM

As president and COO of the Edward Lowe Foundation, Dan Wyant oversees daily operations and execution of strategy. He has a diverse environmental background in the private and public sectors and has served under three governors. He was director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) for nine years, a position he held under two administrations (Governor John Engler and Governor Jennifer Granholm).


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Michigan Railroad Day (March 13) from Michigan Legislators' Perspective

Michigan Business Beat
March 13, 2019 1:00 PM

With the help of Michigan Railroads Association, Jeffrey Mosher spends some time of Wednesday March 13, 2019, MI Railroad Day with a pair of State Senators and a State Representative from across Michigan and across party lines.

His interviews about railroads in Michigan are with:

St. Senator Wayne Schmidt, Michigan's 37th District, Grand Traverse County,

St. Rep. Robert Wittenberg, Michigan's 27th House District, Oak Park, MI region, 

St. Senator Roger Victory, Michigan's 30th Senate District Ottowa County.

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Delta Dental Foundation Welcomes Noted Health Authority as Executive Director

Michigan Business Network
March 13, 2019 11:00 AM

Dr. Holli Seabury of McMillen Health to lead company’s philanthropic arm

Okemos, Michigan — Dr. Holli Seabury, CEO of McMillen Health in Fort Wayne, Indiana, will become executive director of the Delta Dental Foundation effective March 25. She succeeds Teri Battaglieri, who is retiring.

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LEAP | New Position Open for an Economic Development Specialist II

Pure Lansing
March 12, 2019 5:00 PM

LEAP is excited to announce the team is growing and we are hoping you will share the attached job description with your friends, family and colleagues.   We are seeking a dynamic and energetic person to fill the open Economic Development Specialist position working in the Business Development Unit here at LEAP. 

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News Release | Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority Announces Redevelopment Loans for Land Banks

Michigan Business Network
March 12, 2019 2:00 PM


LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority released a new program to entice local land banks to redevelop publicly owned properties and support growth in communities of all sizes.   

Land banks in Michigan can get help redeveloping property in their inventory with support from the Michigan Land Bank Redevelopment Loan program. These short-term loans provide land banks with the capital to conduct redevelopment projects with the intention to sell the property after development.  

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AIAM | Time is Running Out to Register for Aerospace Industry Luncheon in Plymouth

Michigan Business Network
March 12, 2019 1:00 PM

Michigan Aerospace Industry Luncheon


The global aerospace industry is experiencing unprecedented growth forecasted over the next 20 years. Is your company considering an entry into the market or expanding your existing industry network but you are uncertain about the certification requirements and what risks need to be considered? Experts will be on hand to discuss these details and industry trends. Members from the AIAM Board of Directors will also be in attendance to share their experience and answer questions.

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