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We continue working on our next report: an assessment of the national, Michigan, Metro Detroit and Metro Grand Rapids economies in the fifth year of a national expansion. Read More
Span between Detroit and Canada is left out of Obama’s 2016 budget.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With a deadline of 2020 growing closer, the New International Trade Crossing, which will stretch between Detroit and Windsor, Canada, was once again left out of President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016. Read More
Detroit is showing the world what it can do. Read More
Lumina Foundation likes mayor’s To College-Through College initiative.
Grand Rapids was one of 35 U.S. cities to receive a $160,000 Lumina Foundation grant in early June that will be used to help more young residents of the community earn college degrees. Read More
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, flew into Detroit last week to announce the investment bank’s decision to provide $100 million in loans — including some endowment funds — to business and property owners in the city that is $18 billion in debt. Recipients of those loans may or may not reside in Detroit. Read More
A survey of the largest state employers shows they are increasingly optimistic.
Business Leaders for Michigan, a statewide organization of corporate executives based in Detroit, is projecting the Michigan and U.S. economies will grow in the next six to 18 months, but expects Michigan’s economy to continue to outperform the U.S. economy. Read More