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Community workshop planned for alley work

Community workshop planned for alley work

By Danielle Portteus
Monday, April 20, 2015

The city is looking to improve the alley between S. Monroe and Cass streets running from W. Front to W. Third to serve as a pedestrian corridor, which officials say could draw more people to downtown Monroe (Monroe News Photo/Rob Gorczyca)

The city is looking to improve the alley between S. Monroe and Cass running from W. Front to W. Third to serve as a pedestrian corridor, which officials say could draw more people to downtown Monroe (Monroe News Photo/Rob Gorczyca)

Further input from the community is being sought on a downtown Monroe alley.…

Michigan 2nd among all states in improved economy

Michigan 2nd among all states in improved economy

Bulletin from Michigan Economic Development Corporation
posted 4/14/2015

Thanks to Bloomberg Business, we now have confirmation that Michigan’s economic comeback is stronger than nearly all of the 50 states. Here is that publication’s rendering:

“Michigan’s February unemployment rate was the lowest in 13 years, and its overall economic health improved the second-most among states since 2009 after oil-rich North Dakota, …

Michigan’s Blue Economy: New Report Details Opportunity for Michigan Economic Growth as Global Freshwater and Freshwater Innovation Center

Michigan’s Blue Economy: New Report Details Opportunity for Michigan Economic Growth as Global Freshwater and Freshwater Innovation Center

PRIMA CIVITAS PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Contact:
John Austin, 734-474-3110
Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas
john.austin@primacivitas.org
Or Alan Steinman, 616-331-3749
Grand Valley State University

ANN ARBOR–A new report documenting Michigan’s Blue Economy was released today by the Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas and Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute. The interactive report available at …

Monroe County BDC and County Partners Agree to Collaborate on Business Attractions for Southeast Michigan

Monroe County BDC and County Partners Agree to Collaborate on Business Attractions for Southeast Michigan

On March 31, Monroe County Business Development Corporation and other economic development organizations representing Southeast Michigan signed an agreement to continue to collaborate on business attraction efforts. These efforts will be designed to bring increased national and foreign investment to the region.

Representatives from MCBDC and other economic development organizations representing Southeast Michigan

Representatives from MCBDC and other economic development organizations representing Southeast Michigan

The regional partners involved include: Ann Arbor …