TD Ameritrade Expands to Ann Arbor, Will Invest $3 Million and Create 50 New Jobs

TD Ameritrade plans to open a new technology center focused on advanced technology and innovation in the City of Ann Arbor. This project is expected to generate up to $3 million in total capital investment and create up to 50 new jobs. “TD Ameritrade’s new Advanced Technology Group in Ann Arbor shows the power of retaining talent in this region, and the power of being able to attract top business and technical talent. The new managing... [Read More...]

Control Gaging Breaks Ground in Ann Arbor on New U.S. Headquarters

Control Gaging recently broke ground on its new Pittsfield Township facility, where the company will engineer, design and manufacture precision gauges for machine tools.  The company, which has outgrown its current location, is building a new 24,500 sq ft facility with support from Comerica Bank, architectural firm Hobbs & Black, and construction management firm J.S. Vig. Watch the video from the groundbreaking ceremony below: Its new facility... [Read More...]

MedHub, Inc., Announces 6 New Enterprise Academic Hospital Contracts for Q1 2013, plans more hiring throughout 2013.

Ann Arbor, Michigan – March 22, 2013 – MedHub, Inc., an Ann arbor based healthcare technology company has recently signed enterprise agreements six major academic teaching hospitals and affiliates in the first quarter of 2013. This continues MedHub’s accelerating growth and expansion over the past eight years. These new institutions include:  The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine – Chicago, Il  The University of Texas,... [Read More...]

MyBuys Sees Strong Returns on Investment in Ann Arbor

MyBuys, Inc., founded in San Mateo, Calif. in 2001, began building out its Ann Arbor operations in 2007. From its first humble space at Ann Arbor SPARK Central’s business accelerator to its current location in the heart of downtown, the company has been on a growth trajectory, fueled by the region’s deep talent pool – and Ann Arbor’s appeal to those who would relocate to work here. The company’s CEO, Bob Cell, is a native... [Read More...]

Valicor Expands in Dexter, Invests $5 million, Adds 16 High Tech Jobs

Ann Arbor SPARK supported Valicor’s recent expansion by helping the company secure more than $3.5 million in incentives from Scio Township.  As part of its expansion, Valicor, located in Dexter, Mich., will invest $5 million in the expansion add 16 new jobs, mostly in research and chemical engineering. Valicor was founded in 1997 as an industrial fluids recycling company.  Valicor’s services reduce waste and cost to manufacturers by making industrial... [Read More...]

Ann Arbor SPARK Assists Applicants with Recovery Zone Bonds

Ann Arbor SPARK is assisting applicants with funding available through Recovery Zone Economic Development and Facility Bonds.  Appropriated through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Recovery Zone Bonds provide reduced rate financing and stimulate economic growth in Recovery Zones. In Washtenaw County, over $33 million is available through the Recovery Zone Facility Bonds program.  An additional $17 million is available in the City... [Read More...]

12 Annual FastTrack Awards Presented

SPARK and Weidmayer, Schneider, Raham & Bennett were pleased to present FastTrack awards to 14 companies this year at Deals of the Year. To receive the award, companies demonstrated a 20 percent average growth over three consecutive years. We congratulate these companies on their growth and success.  Read More →