Items Tagged with 'Lakeshore Advantage'


Grand Rapids and Holland partner on SmartZone

Designation will support growth of tech and research-related firms and jobs.

November 6, 2015
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has officially approved the designation of a satellite SmartZone encompassing 1,000 acres along Lake Macatawa in Holland. Read More

Inside Track: Owens has a passion for nurturing the community

The leader of Lakeshore Advantage finds the position suits her thirst for knowledge and professional growth.

October 9, 2015
The president of Lakeshore Advantage brings a wealth of experience as an economic developer to supporting businesses in the region. Read More

Power systems maker wins state funds

October 6, 2015
A maker of power systems has been awarded state funds to help commercialize its products. Read More

Report finds lakeshore businesses are in good shape

Most are spending on R&D, introducing new products and planning to expand.

July 17, 2015
A West Michigan business report provides a snapshot of continued strength of Ottawa County and northern Allegan County businesses despite talent development concerns. Read More

Automation supplier invests $2M in expansion

June 24, 2015
A supplier of automation equipment and software to multiple industries is building a new plant in the area as it expands. Read More

Automation supplier invests $1.5M in expansion

August 7, 2014
A diversified maker of custom automated equipment is opening the doors to a $1.5-million expansion to meet customer demand. Read More

Startup secures $23K in services

July 29, 2014
Recognizing the growth potential of a startup’s approach to keeping it local through its gift-giving platform, a regional economic development nonprofit has awarded it $23,650 in services. Read More

Milk producer invests $96.3M in plant expansion, 100 jobs

May 27, 2014
A milk producer is planning to undergo a $96.3-million expansion at its plant in the region and create 100 jobs in the process. Read More

Business report reveals lakeshore industry strengths

Local businesses are outperforming their national counterparts.

May 9, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Businesses along the lakeshore are outpacing comparable companies in the Midwest and the nation in manufacturing and new product development. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage names president

April 10, 2014
The nonprofit promoting economic development in Ottawa County has named a new president. Read More