Growth Forecast for New Home Construction in Michigan

Single-family new home construction in Michigan is set to rise by just 3 percent in 2019 according to the Home Builders Association of Michigan (HBAM). HBAM’s econometric model estimates that 17,552 new single-family home permits will go out across Michigan in the coming year. The state’s most significant construction industry trade association also reported that […]

The business of awards

Larry Cushion Trophies and Engraving was established in 1958 as a part of Larry Cushion Sporting Goods. It is one of Lansing’s oldest continuously owned family businesses. From 1958 to 2000 it was owned and operated by Larry and Luella Cushion. Beginning in January, 2000, after the death of Luella Cushion, the business has been […]

Process will be slow for recreational cannabis use

Drafting state rules, regulations could take up to two years Now that Michigan voters have approved adult recreational use of marijuana, questions abound on how the legalization will affect the business climate across the state. While medical marijuana has been legal in Michigan since 2008, that doesn’t mean people who wish to partake in recreational […]

Eight ways to boost your December sales

December is a tricky month for businesses. While some see sales go up exponentially, others see sales fall flat as customers focus on the holidays. Kendrick Shope said if you are one of the business owners who see December fall flat, don’t throw in the towel just yet. Shope, an international sales expert and the CEO […]


Environmental protection has become a big concern over the years. The good news is, more and more businesses are on the hunt for ways to turn waste into a resource. In other words, making expired products useful in other forms. A great example of this is Nike. By using recycled polyester, Nike says it has […]

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