LEAP News

Week-long event celebrates Lansing’s manufacturing history while embracing future innovation LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Maker Week has become an annual tradition in the region. It’s more than an event, it has become a vital resource where local makers can showcase the latest technologies, products and artwork in...

LANSING, Mich. – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announced the winners of the Excellence in Economic Development awards at the IEDC Annual International Conference in Cleveland, OH.  The Outfield Redevelopment project received two prestigious awards this year. The Lansing Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) through...

LANSING, Mich. – Mayor Virg Bernero and LEAP announced today that two functionally obsolete buildings located on South Washington Avenue in REO Town are slated for redevelopment into mixed-use buildings featuring Blue Owl Coffee Co., Michigan Creative, as well as an additional restaurant concept. The developer,...

LANSING, Mich. – International luxury tea company, Newby Teas of London hosted an inaugural reception at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in East Lansing last night, welcoming over 100 regional leaders, industry professionals, and Michigan State University representatives. Raji Singh, Brand Ambassador, Newby Teas, (BA...

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations invites the community to the third anniversary edition of The Hatching on June 29, 2016 at its new location, Lansing Brewing Company in Lansing, Mich. The Hatching 3rd Anniversary Business Pitch Competition Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:01 to 6...

LANSING, Mich. – It was announced today that the Michigan Garment Industry Council (MGIC), which operates out of The Runway fashion and design incubator in downtown Lansing launched the Road 2 Retail program on Friday, June 3, for Michigan-based designers. The Road 2 Retail program is...

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Carr as the region’s new Startup Innovation Manager. Joe will work in LEAP’s New Economy Division, working closely with its Director Tony Willis. Joe replaces the position recently vacated...

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) continues its regional direct foreign business attraction efforts by once again traveling to Italy to conduct several days of direct prospect visits, as well as nurturing the development of crucial, high-level relationships between Global Lansing leadership and...