LEAP News

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Delta Township, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced the expansion of Cintas Corporation in Delta Township today. Cintas Corporation, founded in 1968, is a leading provider of corporate identity uniform programs, providing entrance and safety...

$14.5 Million Investment from Tecomet Will Bring New Jobs to Lansing LANSING, Mich. – The city of Lansing and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced the expansion of Tecomet, an international leader in high-precision manufacturing, earlier today at Tecomet’s Lansing facility. Founded in 1963, Tecomet is a leading...

Latest Economic Development Contract Contributes To Unified Regional Service Model LANSING, Mich. – With a confident move toward expanding regional cooperation, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a contract with the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) for economic development services. For several decades, business,...

$75,000 City of Lansing Arts Impact Project Provides for Immersive Sculpture Downtown LANSING, Mich. – Within sight of the state’s Capitol on Michigan Avenue in downtown Lansing, community partners welcomed a new immersive public art attraction this afternoon. On behalf of project partners LEAP, the city...

GlowShop the Latest Business to be Hatched Through LEAP’s Business Pitch Competitions LANSING, MI – Among tough competition from seven strong competitors, GlowShop and owner Alex Reny became the latest winner of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) annual Hatched event, held at the MSU University Club Wednesday evening....

From Virtual Reality Career Exploration to Skin Care Products and Popup Dining, LEAP’s Hatching Gives Local Entrepreneurs a Leg Up In Entering the Market LANSING, Mich. Event: The Hatched When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Where:  University Club | 3435 Forest Road | Lansing MI 48910 Cost: Free,...

New 16 Foot Sculpture Graces Drab West Lansing Roadway LANSING, Mich. –This morning in West Lansing, local officials and community partners gathered to dedicate a new public art sculpture made possible by a Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and PNC Foundation Public Art for Communities Grant, a...

New Artistic Fence Panels Reflect Community Character and Improve Aesthetic Appeal of Busy Parking Lot LANSING, Mich. –This morning in East Lansing, local officials and community partners officially unveiled a new public art installation funded by a Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and PNC Foundation Public Art...

Impeccables Joins Ranks As Hatching Winner LANSING, Mich. – The latest winner of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) business pitch competition, The Hatching, offers a new twist on an old favorite. Impeccables, a concept pitched by local entrepreneur Naomi Gauldin, proposes a restaurant and bar model similar to Hooters,...

Bike Racks To Connect Grand Ledge Downtown and Riverside Areas With Functional Aesthetics LANSING, Mich. – Local residents and visitors alike have another reason to get out and about along the Grand Ledge trail system. City residents, local officials, and community partners from across the Greater...