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Business Leaders for Michigan also opposes the road funding proposal.
Economic developers and Business Leaders for Michigan are sounding the alarm in response to legislation that passed the Michigan House that will divert almost half of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. budget next year to restore Michigan’s dilapidated roads. Read More
During the recent MichBio event in Detroit, Eric Icard hunkered down in a corner to find a quiet spot to talk, but also to utter the West Michigan Medical Device Consortium’s major goal. Read More
The planned closing of Benteler Automotive’s Hall Street plant in Grand Rapids has The Right Place Inc. springing into action. Read More
Although the European manufacturer that was interested in buying the former Sparta Foundry site has decided to go in another direction, the four-acre parcel at 252 Gardner St. may have a new owner soon: a Canadian redevelopment firm. Read More
Organization has summit planned for food-processing industry.
Despite coming up with its new five-year strategic plan in 2008 — the year the nation went into the Great Recession — The Right Place Inc. has exceeded the proposal’s ambitious economic goals and did so in just four years. Read More
New MSA configuration also boosts educational attainment.
The Right Place Inc. is pleased with the new census numbers that reflect a population of 1 million in the Grand Rapids metro area, and expects the new data will serve West Michigan’s economic development well. Read More
Think of Birgit Klohs as a Johnny Appleseed who travels the world to sow economic development in West Michigan. Read More