LEAP News

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations hosted the first Hatching monthly business pitch competition of 2016 on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 at Dublin Square in East Lansing. Local entrepreneurs and supporters attended the event to network and to cheer...

French company expands to Michigan with assistance from LEAP  LANSING, Mich. – Janny MT and JMT US have joined the MI Food Innovation District thanks to assistance from the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP). JMT US, a branch of French-based company Janny MT, has launched its Michigan based...

More than 250 people attend Hatching Finale to support entrepreneurs  LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations hosted the Hatching Finale, called “Hatched” on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at University Club of MSU in Lansing. More than 250 people came to see...

LANSING, Mich. – As of 8:00 a.m. this morning, the demolition of the former Story Oldsmobile facility on Michigan Avenue was underway.  The deconstruction of the Story buildings is the next step in the $77 million SkyVue on Michigan project, following months of work and cooperation between...

Initiative Kicks Off with Education Series, and presents first annual Regional Diversity Star Award to Accident Fund Holdings, Inc.  LANSING, Mich. – Diversity Lansing, a LEAP0-led initiative, is officially underway with the launch of the 2015-2016 Diversity Education Series, which took place on Wednesday, November 18,...

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...