Economic Development

Venture capital activity gains momentum in Michigan

Number of firms, deals and capital under management are on the rise.

May 16, 2014

Many pitch in for hometown soccer franchise

Ten-year plan: $25M buy-in and new stadium as part of NASL deal.

May 16, 2014

Huntington picks up 13 more BofA branches

So far in 2014, it has agreed to acquire 24 Bank of America locations in Michigan.

May 16, 2014

Business report reveals lakeshore industry strengths

Local businesses are outperforming their national counterparts.

May 9, 2014

Businesses and workforce planning learn to be flexible

Training people for the right jobs is crucial to the economic recovery.

May 9, 2014

USI acquires 40 Wells Fargo insurance offices

Grand Rapids was attractive to buyer looking for a Michigan presence.

May 9, 2014

Regional center markets state as a place to live and invest

EB-5 visas draw those willing to invest $500K to $1M in Michigan in return for citizenship.

May 9, 2014