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MEDC | MSF Supports Transformational Detroit Projects; New Construction Adds To City’s Momentum, Growth and Prospects

Michigan Business Network
May 23, 2018 10:00 AM

MSF supports transformational Detroit projects; new construction adds to city’s momentum, growth and prospects

LANSING, Mich. – With today’s approval of support for new construction on Detroit’s historic downtown Hudson’ site and renovations of the city’s treasured icons, the Michigan Strategic Fund board has authorized vital funds for Bedrock Management Services’ long-anticipated transformation of some of the highest-profile  brownfield properties in the state.

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MEDC | CEOs Move Michigan up Nine Spots in Chief Executive Magazine Survey of Best and Worst States for Business

Michigan Business Network
May 3, 2018 11:00 AM

Michigan gets second-largest gain among other states

LANSING, Mich. – CEOs moved Michigan up nine places from last year in Chief Executive magazine’s 14th annual Best & Worst States for Business survey, released this week, landing at No. 27 on the list.

Last year alone, Michigan created more than 47,600 new private-sector jobs, improved its competitiveness with business tax incentives like the Good Jobs for Michigan and Michigan Thrive, and reduced its unemployment rate for the eighth consecutive year to the state’s lowest point since 2010.  

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Export Control Compliance Training Coming to Lansing May 17th

Michigan Business Beat
May 2, 2018 2:00 PM

On this segment of Michigan Business Beat, Jeffrey Mosher talks with Jean Schtokal, Shareholder, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC Attorneys, six locations across Michigan. Foster Swift will be offering training for businesses to help them better understand the legal guidelines of exporting.

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MEDC | Business Expansion, Community Revitalization Projects Gain Michigan Strategic Fund Approval

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2018 2:00 PM

Plastic Trim International to invest $16.1 million, create 210 well-paying jobs in Iosco County
New entertainment development in Grand Rapids, façade improvement initiative win approval

LANSING, Mich. – Projects expected to generate more than $126 million in total investment and create 650 jobs in Michigan gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.
“Today’s MSF actions continue to help fuel new economic activity across Michigan, strengthening our communities and creating good jobs for our residents,” and  said Jeff Mason CEO of MEDC, the state’s chief marketing and business attraction arm that administers programs and performs due diligence on behalf of the MSF.
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MEDC | WABCO to Locate North American Headquarters in Auburn Hills

Michigan Business Beat
April 18, 2018 2:00 PM

Project will generate total capital investment of $19.7 million, create 87 jobs

Expansion further grows Michigan’s autonomous vehicle supply chain

LANSING, Mich. – WABCO, a global leader of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity, of commercial vehicles, plans to establish its North American headquarters in the city of Auburn Hills, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced Tuesday April 17th.

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Software company expansion boosts state’s IT sector

Michigan Business Network
March 30, 2018 9:00 AM

News Release provided by: MEDC

California-based Nexient’s investment brings 300 tech jobs to Ann Arbor

LANSING, Mich. – Nexient, a global-leading software services provider, will expand its business operations in Ann Arbor, providing a decisive boost to Michigan’s ongoing effort to attract tech companies and talent to the state.

“Our economic reinvention already has connected more than 540,000 Michiganders with new private-sector jobs,” said Gov. Rick Snyder. “The demand for talented workers in dynamic fields like computer science and the professional trades continues to grow. And, as Michigan grows, we need to be ready.”

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MEDC | International Trade Team Headed to Germany in April

Michigan Business Beat
March 8, 2018 4:00 PM

Registration Window all-but closed, last chance to join in!

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Jacob Schroeder, International Trade Development Manager at Michigan Economic Development Corporation shares about the closing deadline to register for the April 23-27, 2018 event along with Automation Alley to Hannover Messe (Germany).

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