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Ann Arbor Spark

February 14, 2019

FastTrack Awards: Frequently Asked Questions

February 13, 2019

Recruiting Talent from the Region’s Higher Education Institutions

The key to successful recruiting is building and maintaining a strong presence on campus. In addition to posting positions, attending career expos, conducting campus interviews, and hosting information sessions, consider the following strategies (taken from the University of Michigan University Career Center website) to engage students and enhance your brand. Above all, be creative in your approach […]
February 13, 2019

City of Howell receives certification as Redevelopment Ready Community

February 06, 2019

Destination Ann Arbor Announces Annual Meeting and Featured Speaker Jason Dorsey

February 06, 2019

Innovate Ypsi Grant Recipient Restaurant Depot to Hold Grand Opening Event for New Facility

February 05, 2019

The Value of an Introduction: Building Client Relationships through Networking

February 01, 2019

Five Bullet Friday: “Who Are These Guys” Edition

News, Upcoming Events, and Things to Know Check out this week’s news, successes, happenings, and upcoming events from Ann Arbor SPARK. We call it Five Bullet Friday — a name inspired by Tim Ferris (thanks, Tim!) except ours almost always has more than five bullets. Site Selection Magazine did a profile on Michigan titled, Who are these guys? that featured […]
January 29, 2019

Ann Arbor SPARK Job Portal Provides Targeted Talent Attraction Resources

As part of its core mission to advance the Ann Arbor region as a destination for talented people to live and work, Ann Arbor SPARK is reaching job seekers through its online job portal. It’s an ideal resource for companies headquartered in Washtenaw and Livingston counties that want to attract qualified candidates. What makes our […]
January 28, 2019

Phil Santer Receives 2019 Economic Development Industry “40 Under 40” Award

January 25, 2019

Five Bullet Friday 01.25.19

Each week, the SPARK team compiles a summary email featuring news, successes, happenings, and upcoming events. We call it Five Bullet Friday — a name we stole from Tim Ferris (sorry, Tim!) except ours almost always has more than five bullets. We’re excited to start sharing it here on our a blog with you! Upcoming Events to know about (also, […]
January 24, 2019

5 Things You Should Take Away from Swisher’s 2018 Year-End Vacancy Report

January 24, 2019

Ypsilanti’s Growing Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Welcomes Back Office Studio

The KLA-Tencor Site Selection Process with Ann Arbor SPARK

2018 marked a significant number of economic development projects for the Ann Arbor region, including the noteworthy announcement that KLA-Tencor — a Silicon Valley-headquartered provider of process control solutions for semiconductor and related industries — selected Ann Arbor as the home for a new R&D facility. The new development is expected to generate a total capital investment of $70 million and create 500 high tech jobs over the next five years.