Ypsi’s Water Street debt is officially getting paid off. How did we get here and what’s next?

Community debate over the debt on the troubled city property was resolved when voters approved a millage to pay it off this August, but there's considerably more history to Water Street than that – and much more to come. News from Concentrate

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Livingston County Benchmarking Study Overview

Livingston County is home to a range of settings, from walkable downtowns to suburban residential developments, to rural communities and farms. Given its range of character, the county is able to create new development while maintaining its natural and agricultural assets. Recent growth has included significant multi-parcel industrial operations, small mom-and-pop retail storefronts, single family …

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Not Enough Workforce Housing…

The number of people who struggle with the high cost of housing in the Ann Arbor region continues to increase, according to the Housing Affordability and Economic Equity – Analysis (January 2015), commissioned by the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development (WCOCED). It’s an extraordinary document and a must read for all leaders in our community. There’s …

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Growing your Business in Washtenaw and Livingston Counties

Contact us today to learn more about how Ann Arbor SPARK can help you set up and grow your business in the Ann Arbor region.   NAVYA Set to Open First U.S. Production Plant in Saline AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE MAKER NAVYA SET TO OPEN FIRST U.S. PRODUCTION PLANT IN SALINE, MI Michigan Economic Development Corporation and …

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Ann Arbor SPARK, EDCLC Release Livingston County Economic Benchmarking Report

   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – AUGUST 8, 2017 – Brighton, Mich. — In collaboration with the Economic Development Council of Livingston County (EDCLC) and the Workforce Intelligence Network, Ann Arbor SPARK recently completed a benchmarking report of Livingston County’s economic growth. The report includes proof of the region’s continued economic success and an action plan …

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