LEAP News

Mixed-Use Project to Redevelop Blighted Buildings and Create Permanent Jobs LANSING, Mich. – Mayor Virg Bernero and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a major new redevelopment project in the East Town region of Michigan Avenue to be completed by 2200 Block, LLC, an affiliate of...

LEAP welcomes new Tri-County Development & Placemaking Manager LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the addition of Josh Holliday, Tri-County Development & Placemaking Manager, to its staff.  Josh began his career with LEAP on Monday, December 19, 2016. Josh previously served as...

Approval of Brownfield Redevelopment Plan Makes Project Possible in Meridian Township LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announces that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners has given final approval to the Brownfield Plan for “Elevation” at Okemos Pointe.  This project was previously approved by...

Abandoned State Warehouse Could Get New Lease on Life LANSING, Mich. – Mayor Virg Bernero, project developers and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) today announced that a long vacant, multi-story building on the city’s Eastside is set to be rehabilitated and repurposed for commercial use. The...

Fashion and product photography startup to be housed at The Runway in Lansing         LANSING, MI – The Runway is pleased to announce that Gadi Photo, has signed on as the newest company to join The Runway. The local startup will provide fashion and product...

Annual Regional Diversity Star Award Presented to Sparrow for its Ongoing Diversity Efforts LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) presented its 2nd Annual Regional Diversity Star Award to Sparrow at its Board of Directors and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at...

LEAP Executive Committee Expands to Serve the Growing Lansing Region  LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the 2017 Officer Slate as presented and approved at its Board of Directors and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Dean Transportation Conference...

More than 200 people attended Hatching Finale to support Lansing area entrepreneurs LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations hosted the Hatching Finale, "Hatched," on Wed., Nov. 30th at University Club of MSU in Lansing. More than 200 people came to support...

Five entrepreneurial resources organizations awarded RING grants at ‘Hatched’ LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) awarded a total of $15,000 in RING (Regional Innovation Network Group) grants to five organizations that support local entrepreneurship across Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties at “Hatched,” the Hatching finale,...