Covenant Eyes Expanding; Receives Business Development Program Grant

LANSING, Mich. – Six business development projects expected to generate more than $25 million in total investment and support the creation of 324 jobs in Michigan gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation has announced. Communities benefitted include the village of Romeo, Plymouth Charter Township, Owosso, Warren, Ada Township and […]

Shiawassee County Schools Tour Businesses to Celebrate National Manufacturing Day

Allied Motion’s Jim Hathaway takes area students on a tour of the company’s Owosso facility. In celebration of National Manufacturing Day, held annually on the first Friday of October, students from across Shiawassee County gathered to learn about careers in modern manufacturing. The day began at the D’Mar Center with presentations from Lory Thayer of […]

SEDP Convenes Quarterly Investor Update

The Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership hosted members at Muzzy Pheasant Farm to provide an update on the previous quarter’s activities, offer networking, and participate in an outdoor skills academy. In addition, representatives of the Raise Up Shiawassee initiative presented opportunities for the Shiawassee County business community to connect to the non-profit community for both financial […]

MEDC Helps To Bring 45 Sites Across Michigan Closer to “Shovel Ready” Status, Including 3 in Shiawassee County

LANSING, Mich. – Forty-five industrial sites submitted by communities and local partners around Michigan have been awarded $3.3 million in site readiness grants, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. Awarded through the new competitive Michigan Build Ready Sites program, the targeted grant program of the Site Readiness Improvement program, the grants are aimed at […]

SEDP’s Horvath Receives Robert Seighart Award for Enthusiasm for the Economic Development Profession from Michigan Economic Developers Association

Michigan Economic Developers Association’s (MEDA) Robert Sieghart Award for Enthusiasm for the Economic Development Profession recipient is someone who enjoys economic development and understands the importance of the profession to all communities. This individual is interested in bringing more professionals into the fold with their passion and dedication. They know that more jobs and investment […]