LEAP News

Food Trucks, Music, and Art to Liven Lansing River Trail LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), the Community Foundation, Greater Lansing Regional Prosperity Initiative, Tri-County Regional Planning Commission, The Rotary Foundation, Michigan Realtors Association, and the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority (LEPFA)...

LANSING, Mich. – The City of Lansing, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), and Macritchie Storage are pleased to announce the Grand Opening Celebration of a newly remodeled building at 506 S Hosmer Street in Lansing. The facility has been transformed into CubeSmart Self-Storage, which...

Charlotte, Lansing, and Mason Receive Grants Aimed at Attracting and Retaining Talent LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) was joined at their REO Town office today by representatives from partner PNC Foundation, LEAP’s Placemaking Committee, and the regional community to announce the 2018 Public Art...

New Virtual Framework to Expand Access to Key Fashion Programming LANSING, Mich. – The Runway is excited to announce its new phase of virtual accelerator programming, “Accelerating the Runway,” an intense eight-week course pairing fashion entrepreneurs with experts and mentors to quickly elevate their fashion startup. The...

Designation Increases Economic Investment Opportunities  LANSING, Mich. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced the approval of new Opportunity Zone designations Monday, including within nine communities across the Tri-County region. Opportunity Zones, established through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...

Annual Diversity & Equity Statement Signed & 2017 Regional Diversity Star Award Presented LANSING, Mich. – Continuing its commitment to inclusion and diversity, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) presented its 3rd Annual Regional Diversity Star Award to Foster Swift at its Board of Directors meeting on...

Unique Augmented Reality Project Coming to Lansing Along With Ten Additional Creative Placemaking Projects LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Mayor Andy Schor was joined by LEAP, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, and recent City of Lansing Arts Impact Project and First Impressions Program awardees in announcing $140,000...