Warm weather is making its way here; as Michigan’s tourism industry plans for the travel season, the Pure Michigan advertising campaign continues to bring an overwhelmingly positive impact to the state’s economy, according to a new study released on March 29 at the 2018 Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Released by SMARInsights, the report […]
The term “robot” conjures up various images, from a helpful device on an assembly line to the sophistication of robotic vacuum cleaners like the Roomba, or the heroic actions of robots like from the TV series “Lost in Space” from the 1960s, or “Star Wars” characters C-3PO and R2-D2. Robots are now intertwined in the […]
In our second installment of the Inner Sanctum – a series devoted to the unique stories of executive leaders and their private offices – we’ve visited two distinct examples. One is a well-known economic development organization, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), located in REO Town, just south of downtown Lansing. It is a beautifully […]
Each month the GLBM team takes a trending news topic and breaks it down visually. This breakdown helps to better explain the content and gives insight into the intricacies and details of news that affects our community. This month’s topic: Real Estate Trends and Forecasts for 2018.
When Brent Forsberg walked into the old building on the corner of Hosmer and Hazel Street, just south of interstate 496 in Lansing, he said “We’ve got to do something different.” That something different could be something Lansing hasn’t quite seen before. Shipping container-inspired apartments. Forsberg led Governor Rick Snyder on a tour of the […]
In November 2017, the political quagmire that is Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance reform swallowed up and spat out the most recent attempt at a legislative fix; leaving both sides at an impasse and wondering if a solution will ever be reached. The result, a 45-63 defeat in the House of Representatives, reaffirmed skeptics’ beliefs that […]