Press Releases - 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Crowdfunding campaign launched for “The Marketplace on the Green” project in Meridian Township

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Drive System Design expanding in Farmington Hills, investing $1.7 million

Project creates 25 high-tech jobs; Development underscores strength of Michigan’s engineering talent, automotive R&D assets

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Leadership transition announced at the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs

Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs announces the retirement of John Bracey; Alison Watson selected to be the next executive director

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

PlanetM awards more than $224,000 to three mobility startups to launch pilots in Michigan

HAAS Alert, Humanising Autonomy and RoadBotics are the latest recipients of the $1 million PlanetM Pilot Grants

Monday, December 3, 2018

Michigan companies travel to Israel to expand export opportunities in defense

Business leaders from eight Michigan companies are traveling in Israel this week to meet with prospective partners and customers to increase export opportunities in the defense sector.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Business expansions, community revitalization projects attract $1 billion in investment, create 4,574 jobs in Michigan

MSF support of Ford’s Corktown project advances catalytic Detroit development and Michigan’s mobility leadership; •Investments by Aptiv, Gallagher-Kaiser, Samsung show that Michigan is preeminent location for high-tech and innovative companies

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Crowdfunding campaign launched for Before the Bay Park project in Bay City

$30,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Meridian Township receives certification as Redevelopment Ready Community

Designation facilitates private investment, improves economic development opportunities

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Crowdfunding campaign launched for RICC Pocket Park + Mural project in Ontonagon

$7,600 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Schupan & Sons expanding in Kalamazoo, investing $10.1 million and creating 80 jobs

Metals and plastics recycling company expanding at two locations in Kalamazoo