LEAP News

Runway Alumnus Gains National Recognition While New Tenants Increase Opportunities for Regional Fashion Industry LANSING, Mich. – The Runway is pleased to announce the addition of five new fashion designers to the incubator, and some major accomplishments of a Runway alumnus. The Runway Lansing, funded by the...

Lansing Poet Laureate to engage tri-county community in the literary arts  LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), the RCAH Center for Poetry at Michigan State University, and the Lansing Poetry Club, are proud to announce the appointment of Dennis Hinrichsen as the inaugural Lansing...

*Updated Release* $107,000 Crowdfunded Under the Bridge Project to be Completed This Summer LANSING, Mich. - Note: Listed in paragraph 7 below, are donors who contributed at the $1,000 level or above. We wish to thank and acknowledge donors of all levels, whose contributions have helped bring this...

Three communities work to retain and attract talent through placemaking grants LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a new round of Public Art for Communities grant recipients today, adding three communities to the growing list of municipalities participating in the LEAP Public Art...

Targeted Event Will Support and Connect Qualified Michigan Suppliers and Eligible Buyers LANSING, Mich. – On April 18, 2017 the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), along with the Pure Michigan Business Connect program (PMBC), will host the first ever Metro...

Business Expansion Will Create Jobs and Improve the South Lansing Corridor LANSING, Mich.  – Mayor Virg Bernero and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a major new business expansion project in south Lansing this morning. The project entails a third expansion of the longtime Lansing-based company...

Redefining Mixed-Use Project to Enhance Albert Avenue and Provide Downtown Grocery Option EAST LANSING, Mich. – Mayor Mark Meadows and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a major new mixed-use development proposed for the heart of East Lansing this morning. The development team consisting of...