Articles by nbopp
- Western Michigan Focuses on Livability—and Millennials on the Move
Published on April 30, 2018 in
Western Michigan—which includes Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, and Kalamazoo—has a long history in agribusiness. But the region also has rapidly growing life sciences clusters specializing in everything from medical equipment and surgical devices, to a robust manufacturing sector, focused on metals, plastics, biopharmaceuticals, and automotive products, as well as office furniture.
- Detroit’s Parks Turn Winter Months into Placemaking Opportunity
Published on March 05, 2018 in
Thoughtful placemaking is fundamental to the success of any economically and socially viable city. Detroit’s downtown parks are both public assets and important attractions throughout each of Michigan’s four seasons.