Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix & Cheboygan Counties.

East Jordan’s “Joining Jordan”

July 14, 2020

Construction on East Jordan's Joining Jordan project continues.

After months of planning and anticipation the City of East Jordan is making progress on their “Joining Jordan” Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project. The $2.2M grant project includes a pedestrian boardwalk… read more

Mancelona adds workforce housing and upgrades commercial spaces downtown

July 14, 2020

Mancelona adds workforce housing and upgrades commercial spaces downtown

The Village of Mancelona has been the center of some commercial and residential development thanks to Anchor Management Group LLC . Jason Green ( pictured -R with Village President Mike Allison-L)… read more

Local entrepreneurs highlighted as Disrupters

July 13, 2020

Local entrepreneur disruptors

How has business changed for some of the latest NLEA Pitch Night winners? Traverse City Business News caught up with these entrepreneurs to see what has happened and what is next.

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Meet Kurth Robotics in “How It’s Made in Northern Michigan”

July 13, 2020

How it's Made at Kurth Robotics video

Do you ever wonder how things are actually made? We run into people all the time that tell us how amazed they are to find out exactly what happens inside that business they drive by every day. Focusing in on a summer project this year Emma… read more

Need a functioning prototype to solve a challenge?

July 13, 2020

Dr. Richard Hayes introduces senior prototype design opportunity.

The Central Michigan University School of Engineering can do just that; and the come to you! Check out the video for an introduction to the program from Senior Design Coordinator, Dr. Richard Hayes.  … read more

June NLEA Newsletter

June 15, 2020

NLEA June Newsletter

Tabled Plant Rehabilitation District to Resume in Charlevoix Township

June 15, 2020

PRD building photo

Buck Love / Director of Business Retention Work at the Plant Rehabilitation District (PRD) located at the old Viatec company building at the corner of US 131 and Martin Road has been resumed after a decision to table the project in September… read more

May NLEA Newsletter

May 21, 2020

NLEA May newsletter

As our state begins to reopen the economy, area businesses and organizations are implementing safe practices and procedures. Our May newsletter highlights ways we are operating in a different way -from manufacturers using breathing apparatuses… read more

“Walking the Walk” Organizations demonstrate Cooperation & Collaboration during COVID-19 pandemic

May 20, 2020

Zoom meeting of Northern Michigan organizations collaborating during COVID-19

Partnerships, Cooperation and Collaboration sometimes seem like “buzz words”. These past two months have been an outstanding example of how our area organizations take this approach seriously and not only “talk the talk”… they… read more

City of Charlevoix Establishes First Area Housing Conservancy

May 19, 2020

Housing North-logo

Housing North has launched a new program to preserve and expand year-round housing opportunities – and has implemented its first project in the program, in partnership with the City of Charlevoix and local funders. In Charlevoix,… read more

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