LEAP News

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...

This week brings more opportunity in Italy, but this time from Milan and Turin.  These iconic cities in the northern region are very different in culture from one another and hold distinct differences in terms of objectives for Lansing.  In Milan, it’s all about fashion,...