New In MI Downtown podcast available! This November 3 and 4, the Michigan Downtown Association will host its annual conference on the sandy...Read More
Recreational marijuana dispensaries have sprouted up all over the State of Michigan since being legalized in 2018. Yet, many communities...Read More
The Village of Franklin has posted a job description for Economic Developer.Read More
Welcome New Members
The MDA would like to welcome our newest members to the organization- The City of Ecorse. Welcome!
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...Read More
A small business microloan helped Ne’Gyle, the owner of Bleu Bowtique in Downtown Detroit, start a new chapter for his men’s...Read More
Master Planning at a Crossroads At the time of writing its Master Plan, East Jordan was at a crossroads. Redevelopment opportunities were...Read More