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GM to create 200 jobs with new Lansing logistics center
May 21, 2013 - 10:30 AM
GM plans to break ground this summer on a new $44.5M logistics center in Lansing
TempoRun, award winning app designed by MSU students, hits iTunes market
May 21, 2013 - 8:00 AM
Hatch tenant, TempoRun gets approval by Apple to be sold on iTunes market
Jackson National Life plans to add 1,000 jobs with Headquarters Expansion
April 30, 2013 - 9:20 AM
Jackson will invest $100M and add 1,000 jobs over the next 3 years
Grocery chain Valu Land to open Lansing location
April 18, 2013 - 5:00 PM
A new grocery store is moving into Lansing's Colonial Village neighborhood.
GM debuts remodeled Lansing-made Cadillac CTS
March 27, 2013 - 8:10 AM
The new CTS debuted at the New York International Auto Show
GM to invest $38M in Lansing Grand River Plant
March 14, 2013 - 1:00 PM
Expansion of plant would create 150 jobs
Construction to start on Dart's $47M expansion
March 01, 2013 - 9:20 AM
Expansion will include a new 389,000 sq ft warehouse and 189,000 sq ft world headquarters
Two Men and a Truck expansion to create 125 jobs in Lansing area
February 27, 2013 - 11:15 AM
$4M expansion announced today for Two Men and a Truck
LEAP Announces New Manufacturer to Open its Doors in Potterville
February 11, 2013 - 9:20 AM
Profile Metal Forming moves its automotive stamping operations to the Lansing area
Sparrow opens medical office in Holt
January 08, 2013 - 3:55 PM
Sparrow Medical Group opens primary care site in Lansing suburb
MSUFCU to open Sparrow branch, add six new positions
December 06, 2012 - 11:49 AM
In 2013, MSUFCU will open its tenth Mid-Michigan location inside Sparrow
Dart Container Corp. to undergo record expansion
November 28, 2012 - 4:40 PM
The purchase of Solo will bring 325 jobs to Mason
New aerospace manufacturer locates to Mason
November 02, 2012 - 8:10 AM
APEX Precision Solutions, Inc. leases 5,000 sq ft in Vevay Township
MSUs FRIB: New building wins approval
October 26, 2012 - 4:40 PM
Construction on facility will begin in March
Knapps development receives $5.9M federal loan guarantee
October 06, 2012 - 3:55 PM
Iconic building is set to be redeveloped to open in fall 2013
Incu-Bake expands presence into Lansing City Market
September 26, 2012 - 1:48 PM
Local food incubator to open satellite location in City Market
Michigan Virtual University enrolls 24,000 students and looks to add up to 25 new jobs
September 20, 2012 - 2:38 PM
MVU offers online education to k-12 students
MSUFCU to award $25,000 for winning startup idea
September 19, 2012 - 3:55 PM
Local credit union announces the StartUp Challenge for entrepreneurs
Linda Hundt of Sweetie-licious Bakery Cafe to Appear on the QVC Shopping Channel
August 29, 2012 - 9:00 AM
Local baker and entrepreneur will be making her QVC premier on 9/5
Retia Medical raises $7M, adds two jobs
August 22, 2012 - 4:40 PM
Local TIC company developing cardiac equipment gets major investment.
PM Environmental grows nationally and locally with five new Lansing jobs
August 15, 2012 - 2:38 PM
Lansing-based environmental consultant firm operates in 14 locations throughout the US
XG Sciences continues growth with seven new jobs
August 08, 2012 - 2:34 PM
Local company continues growth after $4 million partnership
Gravity Works nearly quadruples staff in two years
July 27, 2012 - 5:00 PM
The website and mobile application firm added 3 team members this month.
New social media company joins the TIC
July 11, 2012 - 4:40 PM
Content management company, Venturit finds a new home
St. Johns restaurant supply company expansion will mean more than 150 jobs
July 02, 2012 - 4:12 PM
Local company will double in size and create additional jobs for rural community
Niowave planning $10 million Lansing expansion
June 23, 2012 - 10:12 PM
Company seeking tax abatement from city
Two Men and a Truck seeking to hire military veterans to fill hundreds of positions nationwide
June 18, 2012 - 8:29 AM
The nation's fastest growing moving company to attend National Small Business Conference to bolster veteran hiring effort.
FC Mason will add 40 jobs in St. Johns
June 12, 2012 - 4:40 PM
New manufacturing facility will open at former Federal-Mogul Corp site.
Sparrow Health System joins Mayo Clinic Care Network
June 11, 2012 - 4:55 PM
Sparrow physicians will have access to Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise.
Jackson Acquires SRLC America Holding Corp from Swiss Re
May 31, 2012 - 2:00 PM
Jackson will pay $621 million for life insurance business
Emergent BioSolutions tax incentive approved by state economic development board
May 24, 2012 - 11:39 AM
Emergent receives MEGA credits to work on new administration building.
Dart's $1B Solo Cup acquisition makes 15M Biggby cups a local purchase
May 23, 2012 - 4:55 PM
Local company Biggby will continue using Solo which is now located locally as well.
Grand River GM plant adds 600 josb after $190M investment
May 23, 2012 - 2:38 PM
The new workers will be building the new Cadillac ATS.
MSU researchers invent protein purifier to aid drug development
May 14, 2012 - 12:44 PM
Pharma companies could save time and money with newly invented protein purifier.
Huntington Bank to add more than 60 jobs in new Lansing area Meijer locations
May 09, 2012 - 3:14 PM
Huntington Bank will open more than 20 branches inside Meijer stores.
LCC to begin $5.3M in renovations to accomodate growing programs
May 02, 2012 - 4:55 PM
Plans include renovating the hangar at Mason Jewett Field, LCC West and the Mackinaw Building.
$5M MSU digester to transform food waste into renewable energy
May 01, 2012 - 10:00 AM
Anaerobic digester will help re-use waste and create energy for on-campus buildings.
Local Biotech Company named #1 Incubator Startup Company in Michigan
May 01, 2012 - 9:20 AM
Phenometrics, Inc. gaining statewide recognition through work supported by Lansing Regional SmartZone.
Neogen adds jobs, reports record third quarter revenues
April 11, 2012 - 2:15 PM
Third quarter revenues increased 6.3% from previous year's third quarter.
The World's Best Wine Cellars: For billionaires and maybe for you too
March 31, 2012 - 2:34 PM
Lansing-based wine cellar company has many celebrity customers.
Trilogy Health to bring 200 jobs with new facilites totaling $18 million and 138,000 SF
March 28, 2012 - 11:38 AM
Kentucky based company expanding into Lansing.
MBI Announces Successful Scale Up of OPXBIO's BioAcrylic Process
March 27, 2012 - 4:55 PM
Fermentation at 3,000 liter scale is major step toward commercialization
Netvantage continues growth with Grand Rapids location
March 14, 2012 - 3:14 PM
Local marketing company expands to other regions.
Michigan Corporate Relations Network announces RFP for Small Company Innovation Program
March 05, 2012 - 2:17 PM
MCRN is soliciting proposals from small businesses on research projects for new commercial products
Businesses behind the NEO Center Buzz
February 29, 2012 - 3:00 PM
A look at the new small business incubator and its tenants.
IncuBakes CrunchGranola adds good works to good food
February 22, 2012 - 10:00 AM
Holt-based food incubator has new business sprouting.
Lansing airport gains ground after 2 years of decline
February 20, 2012 - 1:00 AM
Gains in 2011 indicate airport has turned corner
Metalist International grows staff by 400%
February 15, 2012 - 10:40 AM
Local welding company continues to grow
ACE 12 Top Innovation Awards go to Lansing Companies
February 02, 2012 - 10:00 AM
Top spots for Emerging Company awards to to two Lansing-based companies
GreenStone Credit Services adds 21 local jobs, receives national recognition
February 01, 2012 - 11:38 AM
Local company will add 9 news jobs in the upcoming year in Lansing
New Meijer in Bath Twp looking to fill positions
January 30, 2012 - 3:55 PM
Local retailer is looking for friendly team members for new store
Mid-Michigans Revel Cellars Announces First Export to Europe
January 30, 2012 - 7:00 AM
Local entrepreneur sells and exports first cellar to London, England
Lansing casion plan includes 2,200 jobs
January 24, 2012 - 8:00 AM
$245M venture with U.P. Indian tribe set to be announced today
Center for Business Innovation adds seven technology jobs
January 18, 2012 - 4:55 PM
Lansing-based company has experienced notable growth
$5M gift from Demmer Corp. to fund MSU business development center
January 11, 2012 - 4:55 PM
Lansing-based Demmer Corp. gives gift to Broad College of Business.
2 local firms among Entrepreneur Magazine's top 500 franchise opportunities
January 05, 2012 - 9:13 AM
Two Men and a Truck and Biggby make Entrepreneur Magazine's list
GM sales increase 13% in U.S. in 2011
January 05, 2012 - 3:20 AM
GM closed out 2011 with a 13% sales gain
For 35 years, Peckham has offered more than just a job for disabled
December 10, 2011 - 2:15 PM
Peckham helps provide paid job training for those with severe disabilities and other barriers to employment
$125K grant to benefit six Lansing-based nonprofits
December 06, 2011 - 8:12 AM
Utility's foundation set to announce 10 grants today
GM Delta plant earns Energy Star Certification
December 06, 2011 - 3:00 AM
Facility one of 17 in nation to be certified
XG Sciences Announces $4M Agreement with Cabot Corporation
November 29, 2011 - 8:30 AM
Cabot Corporation will have access to XG's intellectual property with agreement.
Ingham Medical Center selects CEO
November 28, 2011 - 8:21 AM
Rich Wright will take new post as president & CEO in January
New financing plan in the works for Knapp's redevelopment
November 22, 2011 - 8:12 AM
East Lansing developer eyes investors and is re-evaluating costs of project
Austrian firm has eye on Lansing
November 22, 2011 - 6:30 AM
An Austrian manufacturer has chosen Lansing to open new office.
Michigan university partner up for Michigan Corporate Relations Network
November 14, 2011 - 11:03 PM
Six Michigan universities partner to create a university-business network.
Eaton Rapids' Dowding Industries a catalyst for regional growth
November 14, 2011 - 11:03 AM
Dowding is awarded by Michigan Manufacturer's Association and Lansing Chamber.
U launches venture to commercialize writing instruction software
November 13, 2011 - 12:00 AM
MSU is partnering with software company Red Cedar Solutions Group of Okemos, to commercialize a writing instruction platform known as Eli.
Michigan businesses selected to receive support under MEDC pilot program
November 08, 2011 - 8:00 AM
Four Lansing-area companies of the 54 chosen to receive business assistance.
GM supplier Bridgewater plans to add up to 134 jobs
November 05, 2011 - 7:00 PM
Company to provide parts for new Cadillac
New CEO of Lansing Economic Area Partnership Inc. sets sights on turning around nonprofit
November 05, 2011 - 3:20 PM
Bob Trezise starts Monday as president & CEO of Leap.
MSU's Broad Art Museum on target for April opening
November 05, 2011 - 1:00 PM
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is nearing completion on campus.
Horizen Hydroponics Celebrates Grand Opening Nov. 18th & 19th
November 04, 2011 - 9:38 AM
Year Round Gardening retailer brings sustainable gardening techniques to Lansing
Nonprofit's portraits of area women with terminal illnesses gain nation attention
November 04, 2011 - 12:50 AM
The Oldham Project makes an appearance on ABC news
Impression 5 gives grandparents free entry
October 31, 2011 - 11:49 AM
AARP helps sponsor admission for grandparents into Impression 5
LCC to develop green building program with $727,348 grant
October 26, 2011 - 10:00 AM
LCC aims to connect academic programs with real jobs that are available.
Lansing, DeWitt OK tax-sharing agreements
October 25, 2011 - 12:43 PM
Actions key in application to win "aerotropolis" designation
Public gets first look Charlotte "wellness hub"
October 24, 2011 - 3:00 PM
"Wellness hub will see to community health and vitality.
CAMW! to train 350 in computer science with $4.4M grant
October 13, 2011 - 12:00 PM
US Labor Department gives grant to CAMW! for the Tech Knowledge E-Pathways program
Local high tech company partners with non-profit to help disabled in developing nations
October 05, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Digital Active has partnered with Whilewind Wheelchair International to provide wheelchairs.
Emergent BioSolutions lands $1.25B contract for Lansing-made anthrax vaccine
October 03, 2011 - 12:00 PM
Local company lands contract to produce 44.75 million doses of BioThrax.
East Lansing's Biggby Coffe fastest-growing in nation
September 28, 2011 - 12:11 PM
Local company, Biggby named the nation's fastest growing coffee retail chain by CNBC.
MSU gets $2.6M to boost preschool science teaching
September 28, 2011 - 8:12 AM
The Nation Science Foundation awards MSU monies to test ways to better teach science.
Foster Community Center home to new computer skills program
September 28, 2011 - 7:38 AM
Lansing nonprofit ITEC has opened a new adult computer learning center.
Neogen profit climbs 3.1 percent
September 27, 2011 - 1:10 PM
Company's net income rose 3.1% during the fiscal first quarter.
Kuntzsch Business Services, Inc. receives CATA's Greenest Business in Lansing Award
September 26, 2011 - 2:38 PM
Grand Ledge based-KBS received CATA's 2011 Greenest Business in Lansing award.
TIC grad to move to E.L. offices
September 24, 2011 - 5:56 PM
City-run incubator to house more start-up companies.
Mid-Michigan proving ideal for bio-based companies, but they face many hurdles
September 22, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Phemometrics and many other bio companies moving to Greater Lansing.
MessageMakers wins 2 EMPixx Awards
September 19, 2011 - 3:31 PM
MessageMakers announces that it has received two 2011 EMPixx Awards for its video production work.
$91M Delta Dental headquarters expansion complete
September 14, 2011 - 9:00 AM
After 3 years, $91 million and 900 jobs for construction workers, Delta Dental has unveiled their headquarters.
Biotech company plans East Lansing expansion
September 13, 2011 - 12:28 PM
Company receives approval this morning for $262,000 in tax incentives to expand in East Lansing.
Blue Cross Blue Shield opens new Lansing site, relocates 300 workers
September 13, 2011 - 7:45 AM
BCBS relocates to former Accident Fund downtown location.
Netvantage Marketing sets up shop in downtown East Lansing
September 06, 2011 - 1:00 PM
East Lansing-based Netvantage moves to new space to accommodate growing business.
Nonprofits soon to fill up Marshall Street Armory
September 06, 2011 - 7:00 AM
The historic 41,000-square-foot armory on Marshall Street will open its doors for the compassionate work of several nonprofits
GM Sales Strong, Lansing Reaping Rewards
September 01, 2011 - 11:19 PM
GM reports US sales up in August 18 percent compared to last August. Lansing-made cars are selling especially well.
Delta Dental expands its Okemos headquarters
August 27, 2011 - 12:04 PM
Local dental insurer celebrates its employees and expansion.
5 Greater Lansing Companies make the Inc. 5000 List
August 24, 2011 - 9:22 AM
The Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies List features 5 Lansing-area companies.
Okemos company to acquire Ind. firm
August 23, 2011 - 9:00 PM
Sircon Corp. of Okemos will acquire a part of New York-based Kaplan Inc.
Michigan Biotechnology Institute awarded $4.3M grant for biofuel development
August 17, 2011 - 2:45 PM
Energy is on the verge of change, and the Michigan Biotechnology Institute is on the cutting edge of how that change will take place.
Charlotte-based AL!VE project taking shape
August 14, 2011 - 10:24 AM
When AL!IVE opens this fall it will offer two outdoor courtyards, a multi-purpose gym, physical and occupational therapy.
Alaiedon Township brain rehab facility to treat local veterans
August 11, 2011 - 11:57 PM
A local brain injury rehabilitation facility is one of 21 nationwide selected to treat veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries
Putting Greater Lansing to Work
August 09, 2011 - 11:36 AM
According to Doug Stites, CEO of Capital Area Michigan Works!, “The jobless rate has been improving year over year, both in the state and in our region.
Michigan Flyer could expand bus routes
August 04, 2011 - 2:45 PM
Michigan Flyer customers potentially will have twice as many opportunities to catch a bus in East Lansing come fall.
Sweetie-Licious Bakery Cafe Wins Top Award from Modern Baking Magazine
August 03, 2011 - 2:13 PM
Sweetie-licious Bakery Café was one of only two bakeries across the country that received Modern Baking Magazine’s 2011 “Leadership Award for Merchandising”
Local Startup-GiftZip, Sold to global firm
July 29, 2011 - 10:03 PM
Local entrepreneur Sam Hogg has sold his electronic gift card website to a global firm.
Ottawa Street Power Station Wins National Architecture and Engineering Award
July 11, 2011 - 12:00 AM
The Ottawa Street Power Station project in Lansing, Mich., has earned national recognition in the 2011 Innovative Design.
Consumers Energy Foundation gives $1,925 in grants for volunteerism
July 10, 2011 - 12:34 PM
The Consumers Energy Foundation has awarded $1,925 in grants to five organizations in Ingham County.
EcoTrek brings unique outdoor training opportunities to Lansing
June 15, 2011 - 12:00 AM
A new kind of fitness business is making its way to Lansing this month.
Ele's Place to recharge Together Learning to Cope program with $5539 grant
June 08, 2011 - 12:00 AM
Ele’s Place has been known as a resource for grieving children and their families since the non-profit was established 20 years ago.
Patent on new hull technology to boost local pontoon boat company
June 08, 2011 - 12:00 AM
It was more than five years ago when Lansing’s Manitou Pontoon Boats rolled out the design for a revolutionary new pontoon hull design.