General Motor’s New Stamping Plant to Add 145 Lansing Jobs

General Motors recently announced it will start construction on a $174-million stamping facility that will create or retain about 145 jobs.The new 225,000-square-foot facility, part of the company’s Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant, is expected to be operational by 2016. It will produce stamping components for the Cadillac ATS and Cadillac CTS family of vehicles […]

Housing and Condo Markets Show Improvement

It was a welcome sign of Michigan’s rebounding housing industry that Consumers Energy reported in mid-summer that it had added 200 workers to keep up with demand for utility services. And the strong market for new housing and home remodeling has remained strong through the prime building season.“It’s all going very well,” said Lee Schwartz […]

Lansing’s Economic Future Could be up in the Air An In-depth Look at the Unique Attributes, Opportunities and Challenges of the Capital Region International Airport

On two frigid cold mornings late last December, 800 die-hard Spartan fans shuffled through Gate 9 at Capital Region International Airport bound for Pasadena and the Rose Bowl.They left Lansing on a wide-body Boeing 747, a big plane, for a small airport with big ambitions.That Lansing could accommodate Atlas Air’s 747, an aircraft also used […]

Construction Continues at Eastwood Towne Center

Construction of the 125-room Hyatt Place is progressing steadily toward a spring 2015 opening.The six-story hotel is the centerpiece of a development phase at the north border of Eastwood Towne Center, which also includes a parking garage and residential housing.Both the hotel and the apartment housing complex are expected to be enclosed by October, a […]

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