Industrial Parks Strategy Unveiled and Strategic Site Readiness Program Grant Secured for Economic Advancement in Muskegon Heights

Business News |Apr 11, 2024|3 min read
Muskegon Heights, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development announced today the completion of two industrial park master plans to foster economic growth in the Muskegon Heights community. This strategy was developed through a collaborative effort between the City of Muskegon Heights, Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED), CIB Planning, Metro Consulting Associates, and OHM Advisors. The ...

Beacon Recycling Embarks on an Expansion to Build Sustainable Practices in Metal Recycling

Business News |Nov 16, 2023|4 min read
Environmentally Responsible Company Creating a More Sustainable, Green Future for West Michigan Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) announced today that Beacon Recycling is launching a transformative project to bolster its metal recycling capabilities and sustainability efforts in West Michigan. Commemorating its 25th year of recycling metals, paper, and plastic in the region, ...

Greater Muskegon Economic Development Hosts a Successful Developer Day Tour

Business News |Oct 12, 2023|3 min read
Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development, in collaboration with local municipalities, hosted regional developers and construction companies for an insightful Developer Day tour of Muskegon County yesterday. The event, sponsored by Fishbeck, Wolverine Building Group, and Genesee & Wyoming Inc., attracted a diverse group of industry stakeholders, including financial institutions, commercial brokers, community leaders, ...

Pacific Floorcare to Invest $2.5M in Expansion and Create New Jobs in the City of Muskegon

Business News |May 23, 2023|3 min read
36,000 square foot expansion to accommodate product and personnel growth Muskegon, Mich. – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) announced today that Pacific Floorcare, a company dedicated to providing quality, innovative floor care equipment to its customers, is expanding its operations in the City of Muskegon. The new development includes a 36,000 sq. ft. expansion to ...

Michigan’s Lively Up Kombucha Takes Over the State with 125 Meijer Store Distribution

Business News |May 17, 2023|5 min read
Lively Up Kombucha Goes Big, Celebrating Muskegon Roots with Recent Widespread Sales Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development is excited to announce that Lively Up Kombucha, a Muskegon-based kombucha company, now has products available in all 125 Meijer stores in Michigan. The company has grown tremendously since its inception in 2017, operating in a ...

Greater Muskegon Economic Development and Lakeshore Advantage Win Economic Development Deal of the Year Award

Business News |Mar 6, 2023|2 min read
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Lakeshore Advantage, the nonprofit economic development organization for Ottawa and Allegan counties, was selected alongside Greater Muskegon Economic Development as winner of the MiBiz Deal of the Year Award in the Economic Development category. The two organizations worked together to secure approved funding from the State of Michigan for the Southeast ...

Rolar Products Expands Operations with New Facility

Business News |Jan 30, 2023|2 min read
Implementing High-Tech Equipment and Integrated Software Solutions Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) is pleased to announce that Rolar Products, a leading provider of precision machined parts for the medical and aerospace industries, has expanded its operations and moved to a new facility at 2076 Northwoods Drive in Egelston Township. Rolar’s new 60,000 ...

West Michigan Water Infrastructure Project Receives Final Approval from State Legislature

Business News |Dec 9, 2022|4 min read
$60 million in SOAR Funding Approved by Senate and House Appropriations Committees Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) and Lakeshore Advantage, in partnership with Muskegon County, announced today that the Michigan State Legislature has voted to approve the Southeast Regional Force Main infrastructure expansion project. The Michigan Strategic Fund board voted on October ...

Greater Muskegon Economic Development Receives Prestigious Economic Impact Award

Business News |Dec 2, 2022|3 min read
Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) has been named the recipient of the “Large Economic Impact Deal of the Year” award by the Mid-America Economic Development Council (MAEDC). Consumers Energy nominated GMED for the award for their work in connection with global life sciences leader, Cytiva’s decision to locate future operations in Muskegon ...

Grant Applications Are Now Open for Environmental Site Assessments in Muskegon County

Business News |Nov 7, 2022|2 min read
$500,000 in Funding to Individual Property Owners for Brownfield Assessments Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) is now accepting applications for grants for environmental site assessments of brownfield sites in Muskegon County. This opportunity is the result of a $500,000 grant to GMED by the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to support environmental site ...

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