This Allegan-based designer and manufacturer of high-quality continuous insulation systems and thermal bridging solutions is adding 16,000 square feet of space to their existing facility, creating 20 jobs. Read the full press release HERE.

Event Recap

 Our Vice President of Business Solutions wrote a guest blog for Lakewood Construction on her top three tips for companies looking to expand HERE.
Looking to review the panel discussion from our event? Head over and watch the recording on our YouTube channel HERE.
 "There is so much more work to do to increase diversity and open the doors of our community. Recognizing that is the first step. It will take public, private, and non-profit sectors’ efforts, and all of us individually, to make our community a place of choice to live no matter the color of one’s skin or nation of origin."
Read the Full Blog Here
Any Gino Wickman fans out there? Join us on September 23rd at 12:00pm ET for a one-hour webinar with Gino Wickman, founder of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) and author of Entrepreneurial Leap, where Gino will share what he has learned through working with thousands of entrepreneurs. 
"Economic development initiatives like Lakeshore Advantage played a leadership role in transforming West Michigan into the hub of advanced energy storage manufacturing that it is today. As a result, we have access to incredible talent and intellectual capital that few other US cities can claim. Volta was born out of that environment."
Read the Full Interview

Recent Bright Spots and News of Note

Celebrating what makes West Michigan a great place to live, work, learn, grow and start a business. 

Thank You, Impact Fab for Your New Investment in Lakeshore Advantage. 

Lakeshore Advantage investor support positively impacts the region's economic health.  Contact Beth Blanton at to learn more. 
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