Press Releases - 2009

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Granholm Announces Grants Supporting Commercial Property Renovations in Allegan, Mackinac Counties

Three grants totaling $3.27 million to support commercial property renovations

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Granholm Announces Grants Supporting Downtown Building Rehab Projects in Otsego, Alcona Counties

Grants totaling $373,433 supporting downtown redevelopment

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Granholm Announces Grants to Support Downtown Improvements in Grand Haven, Fremont, Brighton

Grants to make downtown infrastructure improvements and facade renovations

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Granholm Announces Grants to Support Downtown Improvements in Scottville, Fennville, Hart, Mancelona, Plainwell

Total of $2.4 million in grants

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

MEDC Announces 3 New Tool & Die Recovery Zones

Total of 25 Companies to Benefit from Tax-Free Status

Friday, December 18, 2009

Supplier Diversification Fund Helping Jackson Manufacturer Diversify

Supplier Diversification Fund Helping Jackson Manufacturer Diversify

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Governor Granholm Announces Over 9,000 New and Retained Jobs for Michigan

Combined, the 18 projects are expected to create 6,804 new jobs (2,236 direct and 4,418 indirect), retain 2,263 jobs, and generate over $672 million in new investment in the state.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Governor Granholm Announces Over 13,400 New and Retained Jobs for Michigan

Expected to create 2,245 new jobs (883 direct and 1,368 indirect), retain 11,254 jobs, and generate over $791 million in new investment in the state.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Granholm, MEDC Encourage Young Graduates to Boost State Economy, Promote Entrepreneurial Opportunities

As many as 92 organizations, schools and businesses – more than in any other state – plan activities promoting entrepreneurship.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Grant to Support Historic Building Restoration, New Business in Downtown Mt. Pleasant

Grant to help build thriving downtown districts