Economic Development

Feature StoryWilliam Butler is prepared to get his blood drawn at HUDA by his nurse, Val Gamble. Butler has been coming to HUDA for his health care needs since he lost his health insurance four years ago.

How once-vacant sites are becoming hubs for health equity in Michigan


Feature StoryA young patient at Holy Family Healthcare.
Feature StoryYpsilanti Mobile Farm Stand patron Robert Henderson.
Feature StoryGeamill Gibson and her son buy produce using a doctor's prescription at the Flint Farmers Market.
Development NewsAmanda Shellnut Photography is opening in Munising.

Amanda Shellnut opens photography studio


Feature StoryLois Ellis of the Dickinson Area EDA

Economic growth shows the U.P. has year-round strength


Development NewsThe new mBank building in Marquette was designed by Myefski Architects.

mBank makes moves with new merger, executives


Development Newsice fishing at one of the many inland lakes in the Hiawatha National Forest

Gander Outdoors to re-open in Marquette


Feature StoryYoopTone Music is now open in Marquette.

New developments in U.P. business scene


Feature StoryGrocer ALDI has come to Escanaba.

National retail, hospitality chains move into the U.P.


Feature StoryA view of Lake Superior along the Keweenaw Point Trail, near High Rock Bay.

New stores, new trails add to U.P. development


Feature StoryDrone Services of Kalkaska was Northern Initiatives' 1000th business loan.

Movers and shakers make new growth happen for the U.P.


Feature StoryIron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery.

The U.P. has innovators in both science and business


Feature StoryVeridea Group is building the Residences at Harbor Vista.

Marquette keeps building with new growth


Feature StoryLyft is coming to the U.P.

August's business growth news around the U.P.


Feature StoryThe Kobra Kai at DIGS Gastropub in Marquette.
Development NewsHonor Yoga

Honor Yoga to open in Negaunee


Development NewsSikora Sheet Metal in Iron Mountain is now owned by Craig Harris.

Sikora Sheet Metal has new owner


Development NewsExpress Coffee Co. in Escanaba

Express Coffee Co. has new owners