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New Podcast Highlighting Our Annual Conference in Muskegon!

New In MI Downtown podcast available! This November 3 and 4, the Michigan Downtown Association will host its annual conference on the sandy...

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Latest Podcast now Live

Recreational marijuana dispensaries have sprouted up all over the State of Michigan since being legalized in 2018. Yet, many communities...

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Village of Franklin

The Village of Franklin has posted a job description for Economic Developer.

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Welcome New Members

The MDA would like to welcome our newest members to the organization- The City of Ecorse. Welcome!

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Reading Downtown Master Plan: High Time for Change

A major challenge to urban planning and economic development is timing. Is a steady stream of patrons and access to new pots of money enough...

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A New Chapter For A Detroit Business

A small business microloan helped Ne’Gyle, the owner of Bleu Bowtique in Downtown Detroit, start a new chapter for his men’s...

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Making Great Places, East Jordan Downtown

Master Planning at a Crossroads At the time of writing its Master Plan, East Jordan was at a crossroads. Redevelopment opportunities were...

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Changing Winter Attitudes

With social distancing guidelines and COVID-19 mitigation measures still in effect going into the winter of 2021, the cold weather continues...

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