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INSTRUCTIONS TO RESPONDENTS, TERMS & CONDITIONS  TIME FOR RECEIVING QUESTIONS AND PROPOSALS  During the proposal preparation period, LEAP will not take individualized questions. All questions must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 11th, 2015, via EMAIL ONLY to the LEAP contact person at gabriela@purelansing.com. All questions with corresponding answers will...

1. Is it acceptable for fewer than 6 steering committee meetings to be held if the scope of work is completed in less time (e.g., 6 months instead of 8 months)? No, our goal is to focus on sustaining organizational capacity. Based on the dynamics of...

LANSING, Mich. – This week, the regional economic development agency, LEAP will welcome experienced leader in international business, Brent Case, to its business attraction unit.  Brent Case will be responsible for leading LEAP’s national and international business attraction activities on behalf of the Lansing region. Brent brings...

All respondents shall submit all information requested herein in its entirety. Failure to do so may result in the proposal being rejected. Notice of Request for Qualifications and Proposals RFQP Number: Issue Date: Questions Submitted: Questions Answered: Proposal Due Date: Project: Issuer Office: Contact Name: LBRA 08-15 Friday, August 21, 2015 Questions...

LANSING, Mich. – This week at the Michigan Economic Developers Association’s (MEDA) Annual Conference at Shanty Creek Resorts, LEAP will be awarded one of the 10th Annual MEDA Marketing Competition awards for The LEAP Weekly video newsletter. The LEAP Weekly is compilation of a video...

LANSING, MI – A recent report named the Lansing MSA as leading region in the country for quality of education and attainment gap across the nation. The study defines quality of education by public school system rankings, average quality of universities, and the per capita number of enrolled...

LANSING, MI – This week, the regional economic development agency, LEAP welcomed a new Project Coordinator to the Business Development team. Gabriela Allum will support the team in a number of ways including oversight and administration of economic development programs and incentives for potential projects and projects...

LANSING, MI – As part of LEAP’s New Economy Division reorganization, it was announced today that LEAP has contracted with GAIA out of Grand Ledge to provide business acceleration services to Lansing’s startup ecosystem. GAIA’s Chief Executive Officer, Jerry Norris brings 22 years of business...

LANSING, Mich. – In a report released by The Hackett Group, Sourcing Location guide: United States, the Lansing region claimed the top spot for Midwest communities and 4th overall behind Syracuse, Jacksonville and Tampa in providing a top location for the return of what was once outsourced service industry...