The Lansing Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is a nonprofit organization established in 1976 for the purpose of attracting, expanding and retaining business and industry in the City of Lansing.
The LEDC acts as an ombudsman and business advocate on behalf of a private business with City agencies, as needed. We conduct a full-time pro-active business retention program, play a leadership role and serve as a liaison with local, regional and state organizations.
Our goals are:
Create quality job opportunities
Specifically attract Hi-Tech and Bio-based firms moving forward into the 21st Century
Diversify the local economy
Support City services
Improve the overall quality of life in our community
Function as a one stop/single point of contact for economic development resources
What Can Lansing's EDC Do For You?
Local Advocate for Business
Site Location and Identification
Career, Workforce Development and Regional Economic Development Cooperation
Financial Incentives, including tax abatement, tax-exempt financing and others
Brownfield Redevelopment Assistance
Downtown Development, including Grants and Loans
Renaissance Zones and Neighborhood Enterprise Zones