Economic Development

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Spectacular Spudz nabs Business of the Year award


In The NewsEbonie Gipson brings together 75 small businesses for Small Business Saturday though her firm, I'm Building Something Consulting.
In The NewsFlint Candle Co. is one of 40 vendors that will be showcased during the 12th Annual Holiday Craft Market 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Flint Masonic Temple
In The NewsHusband-wife team Spencer Ruegsegger and Kristy Bearse are planning to open an arcade bar inside the newly renovated Capitol Theatre in 2019.

New arcade bar set to open in downtown Flint in 2019


In The NewsThe former Perry Drug store is undergoing a $1.4 million renovation.
In The NewsA TeenQuest student participates in a mock interview as part of the job preparedness program operated by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce.
Feature StoryShift and Floradora opened in May in the corner space of the Capitol Theatre.

Downtown Flint seeing dramatic increase in retail businesses


In The NewsMike Walsh of Burton begins to paddle down the Flint River at Kayak Flint.

Here's why kayaking will return to the Flint River


In The NewsAlex and Natalie Kadie always knew they were destined to be entrepreneurs.

Eight Ten: Tough as nails and investing in Flint


Feature StoryIsmeralda Moyet lives in Pontiac, but says she's fallen in love with working in Flint since hiring into the Lear factory at Buick City.
In The NewsTeressa Morris has been selling her baked yummies for more than a decade but opened her storefront just a year ago.

Check out Flint's Million Dollar Cookie at The Cookie Jar


In The NewsKristin Stevenson, of the City of Flint’s Planning and Development office holds a sign for the Flint Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, in downtown Flint.

$30-million development focuses on Flint 'choice'


Feature StoryFlint, MI - Friday, February 2, 2018: As he rounds the edges of his project, Flint resident Mike Callahan checks to make sure his progress is even and smooth at Factory Two in Flint.

Flint's makerspace: See inside Factory Two


Feature StoryFlint, MI - Tuesday, January 30, 2018: A view of the sweeping press box overlooking the ice at the Dort Federal Event Center.

Multimillion dollar investment restores Flint event center


In The NewsThe new Lear Corp. plant in Flint is located on a portion of the former Buick City site.

Why Lear chose Flint for new plant and 600 jobs


In The NewsAnn Werring sells her creations at vintage markets and through her Etsy shop, 1HeavenSentDesigns.

Mott Park mompreneur carves out her own business


Feature StoryFlint SOUP  founder Adrian Montague speaks with a patron  at the Flint SOUP event in January 2018 at the Church of the Harvest International  in Flint.
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