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Business Facilities data indicates Detroit and GR are among the best in export growth.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. is touting an extensive survey of economic activity by a nationwide site selection magazine that highlights the strength of the Michigan recovery and boosts prospects for the state’s continued business growth. Read More
As I wrote in my last Business Journal post, the headline from Michigan Future’s just released report “State Policies Matter: How Minnesota’s Tax, Spending and Social Policies Help It Achieve the Best Economy Among Great Lakes States” clearly represents the starkly different path Minnesota has taken on state taxes and spending. Read More
Competition tops list, but there are concerns about skilled employees, too.
Michigan’s publicly traded manufacturing companies consider competition and consolidation to be their biggest risks in 2014. Read More
State’s $2.1 million will speed up GR’s overdue street repair.
Contracts are expected to be awarded next week for work on two Grand Rapids streets funded by a one-time state appropriation of $2,124,850, although grateful city officials warn there is still no long-term solution to funding Michigan transportation infrastructure. Read More
Robust economic growth around the world translates to strong foreign demand for American goods, which via exports contributes significantly to Michigan's economic development and job creation. Read More
Some argue Michigan needs all the knowledge workers it can find.
LANSING — A college acceptance letter isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be. Read More