The prospect of using Michigan’s globally unique freshwater coast for responsible economic development drew a packed crowd to the Detroit Wayne County Port Authority’s new headquarters Thursday.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Thursday announced the Emerging Sectors business attraction and retention program brought nearly $223 million of new investment into Oakland County in 2011 while creating or retaining almost 4,500 jobs.
Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Inc. says its move from Swartz Creek to a former General Motors office and warehouse building in Flint was chosen one of the 15 economic development projects in the nation with the most community impact by Trade and Industry Development Magazine.
Through a new collaborative program called Connect Sixty-Four, businesses along the 64-mile stretch of I-94 between St. Joseph and Battle Creek have formed an alliance to hire so-called trailing spouses — husbands and wives following their spouses to a new community after the other gets a new job.
Ann Arbor Spark Thursday released results of its economic development efforts in 2010.
The latest notices of meetings and events from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions
More than 200 community leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists gathered at Michigan State University Friday to share best practices on turning Michigan’s great places into more prosperity for a long-struggling state.
The latest staff announcements from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions
What a difference a year or two makes — the Job Hub 2011 recruitment event, sponsored by economic development departments from cities across Oakland and Macomb counties, actually has more jobs than applicants, especially in engineering.
The City of Southfield Downtown Development Authority, commonly known as the Cornerstone Development Authority, is pursuing its Healthcare Corridor economic development strategy and is actively recruiting new development for the area.