‘Good Jobs’ legislation key to securing large corporate investment projects, proponents say
MACKINAC ISLAND — The passage of a new statewide economic development incentive for attracting new good-paying jobs could pay dividends in West Michigan, regardless of whether companies in the region use it.
That’s according to Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of The Right Place Inc., a Grand Rapids-based economic development organization.
Out of the 60 or so current leads in its development pipeline, at least one or two of The Right Place’s prospects would qualify for the incentive, if it were to be passed by the House and signed by Gov. Rick Snyder, who supports the legislation, Klohs told MiBiz. …