MEDC Press Releases

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

New Hotel, Retail Center to Transform Brownfield Sites in Grand Rapids, Lansing

Governor Granholm today announced a mid-price extended-stay hotel and condos and a ‘green’ residential and neighborhood retail center will transform two brownfield sites in Grand Rapids and Lansing

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Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Redevelopments Target Two Brownfield Sites in Detroit

Projects will generate $20.4 million in new investment, over 180 new jobs

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Monday, May 19, 2008

Granholm Announces Marimba Auto Expansion in Canton Twp., 170 New Jobs

Auto supplier investing $16 million to grow in Michigan

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Monday, May 19, 2008

Granholm: MEDC, MDOT Supporting New Steel Casting Plant in Huron County, 150 New Jobs

Representatives from the MEDC and MDOT presented ceremonial checks to village and county road officials today

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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Deadline Extended for 21st Century Jobs Fund Business Plan Competition

Proposals now due June 30

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Governor Granholm Announces Flint-Sweden Partnership to Explore Creation of Alternative Fuel from City Waste

City of Flint and alternative energy leader SBI will undertake a project to produce alternative energy from waste removed from the city’s wastewater treatment plant

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Thursday, May 8, 2008

MEDC "Upper Hand" Campaign Wins Global Recognition

Telly, Hermes Creative award competitions honor MEDC campaign with seven awards

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Wednesday, May 7, 2008

MEDC, Saginaw Future Inc. Win Economic Development and Leadership Award

Efforts to secure HSC’s $1 billion expansion receive global recognition

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Monday, May 5, 2008

Michigan Economic Development Corporation Names New General Counsel

MEDC President and CEO James C. Epolito today announced Matthew H. Rick has been appointed to serve as vice president and general counsel, effective May 12

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Friday, April 25, 2008

Kent County Tooling Firm Joins Tool & Die Recovery Zone Collaborative, Gains Tax Relief

The MEDC today announced that Dietool Engineering Co. Inc. in Walker has been admitted to the Tool Makers Alliance Tool & Die Recovery Zone

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