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BLM 1Q 2015 Economic Forecast: In Short-and Long-Term, Job Leaders Continue to be More Optimistic about MI Economy than U.S. Economy

April 21, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan projects that the Michigan economy will continue to grow and outperform the U.S. economy in the next 6 to 18 months....

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2015 New Michigan Report: Michigan’s Progress in Leveraging Six Opportunities 

March 25, 2015

This report was unveiled at Business Leaders for Michigan's 3rd annual Leadership Summit on March 26, 2015, where nearly 500 attendees met to hear about Michigan's recent progress in six areas identif...

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2014 Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report

February 23, 2015

This report provides a fact-based assessment of Michigan's economic competitiveness relative to other states. ...

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BLM 4Q 2014 Economic Forecast: Optimism High for both MI and U.S. Economies in Short and Long Term

February 23, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan projects that both the Michigan and U.S. economies will continue to grow through the next 6 to 18 months. ...

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Business Leaders’ Insights: How Higher Education Can Help Michigan Become a Top Ten State

February 11, 2015

This report explores the specific contributions made by Michigan’s higher education sector and discusses the strong and growing need for quality postsecondary options. ...

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Michigan Voters: “Let’s Fix Detroit”

May 8, 2014

Business Leaders for Michigan today released the results of a statewide survey showing more than 87 percent of Michigan voters believe revitalizing Detroit is important to the state’s overall econom...

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BLM 1Q 2014 Economic Forecast: In Short- and Long-Term, Job Leaders Continue to be More Optimistic about MI Economy than U.S. Economy

April 23, 2014

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, projects that the Michigan and U.S. economies will grow in the next 6 and 18 months and expects Michigan’s economy to continue...

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The 2014 Michigan Turnaround Plan

April 3, 2014

Five years after the launch of its strategy for economic change, BLM unveiled plans for continuing Michigan’s progress toward more jobs, higher income, and a healthy economy....

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Growing A New Michigan: The 2014 Report on Michigan’s Progress in Growing Six Opportunities

March 9, 2014

This report was unveiled at Business Leaders for Michigan's 2nd annual Leadership Summit on March 10, 2014, where nearly 500 attendees met to hear about Michigan's recent progress in six areas identif...

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BLM 4Q 2013 Economic Forecast: MI and U.S. Economies Expected to Grow in Short and Long Term

February 18, 2014

Business Leaders for Michigan expects the Michigan and U.S. economies to both grow in the next 6 and 18 months and expects Michigan’s economy to continue to grow faster than the U.S. economy....

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University Research Corridor Economic Impact Report 

January 7, 2014

Michigan’s University Research Corridor ranks high among eight university innovation clusters in a new measure that examines R&D spending, research commercialization and talent production, according...

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Michigan Poised to be Global Center of Mobility

December 11, 2013

Michigan has the potential to grow up to 100,000 new jobs in the state’s important automotive sector by becoming a center of excellence in advanced powertrain, lightweight and smart/connected transp...

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New Michigan: Global Center of Advanced Mobility

December 11, 2013

This report outlines a strategy to position Michigan for long-term growth in the auto sector as it continues to transition to an increasingly advanced technology-based sector....

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Engineering Village Business Plan

December 2, 2013

Business Leaders for Michigan’s (BLM) New Michigan strategy identified Michigan’s engineering talent as a key asset that could be leveraged to help grow the state’s economy into a Global Enginee...

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Designing Michigan’s Economic Future

December 2, 2013

Michigan can capitalize on its engineering strengths to become a leader in the knowledge economy of tomorrow, according to recommendations released today by Business Leaders for Michigan....

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