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NEWS RELEASE | Michigan Investment in the New Soo Lock Speeds Up Project, Will Save Taxpayers $30 Million

Michigan Business Network
December 31, 2018 2:00 PM

 

 

Agreement makes Michigan’s commitment of up to $52 million for the new lock official

 

LANSING, Mich. – Efforts to construct a new Soo Lock took a big step forward as Michigan and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, have signed a memorandum of agreement officially committing Michigan’s contribution of up to $52 million for the new lock at the Soo Locks facility in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

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LEAP | Subsidiary PROTO Accelerator InsurTech Now Selecting First Startup Cohort Among Strong International Competition

Pure Lansing
December 31, 2018 1:00 PM

News Release Provided by LEAP 


LEAP Subsidiary PROTO Accelerator InsurTech Now Selecting First Startup Cohort Among Strong International Competition

LANSING, Mich. – Following an October 2018 program launch, PROTO Accelerator InsurTech has just closed the 2019 application process. Notably, international interest in the program is high, with two-thirds of applications received coming from outside the U.S. This new interest from abroad has yet to be seen among other established Michigan accelerators, which has the potential to offer PROTO InsurTech program founders the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), Delta Dental and Farm Bureau a possible competitive advantage in the Michigan tech and insurtech startup space over the coming year.

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AAA | Michigan Gas Prices at a 23-Month lows

Michigan Business Network
December 31, 2018 12:00 PM

 

AAA: MICHGIAN GAS PRICES AT 23-MONTH LOWS

35% of Michigan Retailers Have Gasoline Below $2 a gallon

TAMPA, Fla. (December 28, 2018) — The plunge at the pump continues this week, and now gas prices are poised to have their lowest start to the New Year since January 1, 2016.

Americans are finding gas prices below $2 a gallon at 31% of filling stations in the United States. Since mid-October, the national average has plummeted a total of 61 cents. Thursday's average price of $2.29 per gallon is the lowest since July 2017.

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8th Annual MLC Conference - Listening in on Day 1

The Leaning Edge
December 28, 2018 9:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher sits in for TLE hostess Debra Levantrosser who was facilitating the 8th Annual Michigan Lean Consortium Conference

He gathered excerpts from a morning session, afternoon breakout educational sessions and the afternoon keynote. There are 25 segments shared below so be sure to checkout highlights of what went on in Traverse City, Michigan, Wednesday August 8, 2018.  

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MEDC | Business Expansions Create 184 Jobs in SE Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
December 27, 2018 5:00 PM

News Release Provided By MEDC
  • Developments in Southfield, Ann Arbor generate private investment of $10.9 million
  • Projects underscore strength of state’s tech talent; growth of biotech industry

LANSING, Mich. – Two companies are planning expansions in Southeast Michigan with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. Investments by Cayman Chemical Company and Technosoft Corporation are expected to generate $10.9 million in private investment and create 184 high-paying jobs.

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The Right Place | $42m Medical Mile Development Opens in Grand Rapids

Michigan Business Network
December 27, 2018 4:00 PM

News Release Provided By The Right Place

$42m Diamond Place opens in Grand Rapids
Multiuse development offers 107 income-restricted units

(GRAND RAPIDS, MI) – City of Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss joined project developers Third Coast Development and PK Development Group as well as state and federal officials at a special ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Dec. 20 to celebrate the completion of the $42 million Diamond Place project at 1003 Michigan Street N.E., Grand Rapids, MI.

 

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2018 Michigan Economic Forecast Series (full video)

Michigan Business Network
December 27, 2018 3:00 PM

Michigan Business Network recently held its annual Michigan Economic Forecast Series breakfast (mid-Michigan stop) and concluded with a positive 2018 review and look ahead for Michigan in 2019.

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MICHBio | Kick-Off Reception for JP Morgan Healthcare Week

Michigan Business Network
December 27, 2018 2:00 PM

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Oakland County Workshops | 2019 February Business Workshops

Michigan Business Network
December 27, 2018 9:00 AM

February Workshops

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Oakland County Workshops | 2019 January Business Workshops

Michigan Business Network
December 26, 2018 9:00 AM

January Workshops

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