LEAP News

Entrepreneurial event had largest turnout ever with over 75 participants LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced today the winning new business that resulted from the hard work and dedication of entrepreneurs at the annual Startup Weekend, held Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6,...

LANSING, Mich. — Lansing Community College (LCC) is making lists, receiving awards, and being featured as a leading resource and contributor to higher education and community by local, regional and national organizations. In October, Schools.com ranked LCC the No. 1 community college out of 28 public...

The Runway Lansing & Lansing Community College Celebrate Anniversary with Fashion Show and Afterglow Event LANSING, Mich. – Downtown Lansing comes alive on Thursday, October 20, 2016, as The Runway Lansing and Lansing Community College (LCC) celebrate their one-year anniversary with a high-energy fashion show by...

Company relocates to downtown Lansing; Prepares for growth LANSING, Mich. – Everstream, a superregional fiber-based network service provider, is opening its Michigan regional office in downtown Lansing’s historic Knapp’s Centre, 300 S. Washington Sq.,—building upon the company’s commitment to growing jobs and investing in the region’s economic...

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,...