Calls To Action

Strengthening Downtowns


MDA Board Member Receives Award

The Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM) is pleased to announce our 2021 Gene Kuthy Award winner, Robert (Bob)...

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Downtown Day September 25

For the second year in a row, the fourth Saturday of September has been proclaimed “Downtown Day” by Governor Whitmer with the...

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Social Sandbox in Downtown Muskegon!

Our latest episode of In MI Downtown is now available! Downtown Muskegon's lakeside location comes with the added benefit of excess sand....

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The MDA Welcomes New Members

The MDA would like to welcome Downtown Redevelopment Services, West Branch Township DDA, and Jeremy Hickmott to our membership. Thank you...

MDA Blog

Benefits of Installing Warm White Light Streetlights: A Financial Win-Win

Be sure to watch this video, provided by our friends at Lumecon, that explores the economic benefit as to why and how luminares designed...

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MEDA Economic Development Leaders Blog

MEDA Economic Development Leaders Blog Best Practices in Economic Development from Experienced Leaders Extraordinary Opportunity for Women...

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It’s more important than ever that we support local

Michele Wildman, SVP Community Development at Michigan Economic Development Corporation- This year has been tough. This is true for...

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Downtowns Are an Independent and Living Organism

By Ben Levenger, Downtown Redevelopment Services, LLC Downtowns are often seen as a “destination” or location where people...

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