How to Retain Young Talent

Looking at our region, one of our biggest strengths is our young talent — which was exemplified at the recent 10 Over the Next Ten Awards, hosted by the Lansing Chamber of Commerce and Grand River Connection. We have young people who are willing to step up as leaders and drive change toward creating an […]

Charlotte is Giving You Plenty of Reasons to Visit

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New and growing family-friendly events and activities are helping make Charlotte a fun place to spend a day or a weekend without breaking the bank. From established festivals like Frontier Days to new events like the Michigan Nordic Fire Festival, Charlotte has more and more unique things happening.

To Transfer or Not to Transfer: The role of the liquor license in commercial real estate sales

As the pockets of retail stores, restaurants and bars expand and become more defined, it’s important to know how a liquor license may or may not transfer with a real and personal property conveyance.

The process can be technical and complicated; as a buyer, involving an experienced licensed beverage attorney is recommended. Your broker and attorney can work together in your best interest to guide you through both the facets of the real estate purchase and liquor license application and transfer process. Conversely, as a seller, involving a commercial real estate broker experienced with bar and restaurant sales is recommended.

Budget Deficits and the National Debt

Upon reading my last column, a reader asked, “Why did Europe not introduce a one trillion Euro stimulus package (meaning, an infusion of government expenditures and tax cuts)?” The answer relates to annual budget deficits, the national debt and possible inflation that can be ignited by the deficits. This is the subject of this column, beginning with some terminology.

He Said She Said November 2015

Each month The Greater Lansing Business Monthly invites authors from two views to share their thoughts on a rotating topic. This month’s topic: What are the advantages and disadvantages of having Millennials in the workplace and how will they affect the economy in the coming years?

10 Over the Next Ten 2015

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Anyone who has interacted with this year’s 10 Over the Next Ten winners knows how dedicated they are to the Lansing community. Their enthusiasm for everything that Lansing has to offer is evident by their support of local businesses, involvement in the community and willingness to help other young professionals thrive. It’s no wonder they were chosen to receive this honor.

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