LEAP News

Approval by Michigan Strategic Fund Board Positions $8M Mixed-use Development To Commence LANSING, Mich. – Just a short block from the state Capitol building, the City of Lansing and representatives from the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), today celebrated a major step forward in redeveloping the...

Michigan Strategic Fund Board Approval Prepares Project For Groundbreaking EAST LANSING, Mich. – East Lansing’s Center City District development project took another step forward yesterday morning, with approval of incentives by the Michigan Strategic Fund Board (MSF) made available by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). Following...

LEAP Staff Recognized for Dedication to Advancing The Economic Development Profession LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) held its Annual Conference last week. The theme of this year’s meeting was “CONNECT: People. Ideas. Solutions.” which let economic developers know the connections that are...

Grand Ledge Twins Continue to Succeed in Highly Competitive Fashion Industry LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and The Runway are excited to support two hometown designers as they compete on the Emmy Award winning, fashion reality show, Project Runway produced by Lifetime Network. Grand...

Community Partners Leveraged LEAP’s ENGAGE Placemaking Pilot Program to Bring Public Art Installation by Lansing-based Artist to Lansing River Trail LANSING, Mich. – This afternoon, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero unveiled a new public art installation generously funded by the Greater...

City to Fund $140,000 for Arts and Culture LANSING, Mich. — The City of Lansing, Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing are pleased to announce the First Impressions Program. This new program (formerly the City of Lansing Sense of Place in...

Cameron Tool Expansion to Create New Skilled Trades Jobs and Increased Support for Locally Growing Tool and Die Industry LANSING, Mich. – The City of Lansing and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced the expansion of long-time Lansing tool and metal die manufacturer Cameron Tool today....