218 episodes

Michigan Reimagined tells the stories of people and organizations who are driving Michigan’s economic sustainability. Chris believes that Michigan residents often lead with an apology for the shortcomings of this fabulous state, and he thinks that is unnecessary. Every city has its perks and problems. Instead of complaining about what we don’t have, healthier behavior is finding those doing great work and giving them a platform to share their results. Whether it’s new restaurants, housing stock, talent retention, transportation innovation, tourism, development incentives, placemaking or arts – this state is full of passionate people in action. Hear their stories in 15 minute, deep-dive interviews on Michigan Reimagined.

This SPOTLIGHT Podcast is featured as the final segment on "Business Rap" every Thursday at 9am on the SPOTLIGHT Radio Network. You can also watch production live on Facebook or listen on demand on your favorite podcast platforms including: Spreaker, iTunes, iHeartRadio, and Spotify.

Michigan Reimagined Chris Buck

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Michigan Reimagined tells the stories of people and organizations who are driving Michigan’s economic sustainability. Chris believes that Michigan residents often lead with an apology for the shortcomings of this fabulous state, and he thinks that is unnecessary. Every city has its perks and problems. Instead of complaining about what we don’t have, healthier behavior is finding those doing great work and giving them a platform to share their results. Whether it’s new restaurants, housing stock, talent retention, transportation innovation, tourism, development incentives, placemaking or arts – this state is full of passionate people in action. Hear their stories in 15 minute, deep-dive interviews on Michigan Reimagined.

This SPOTLIGHT Podcast is featured as the final segment on "Business Rap" every Thursday at 9am on the SPOTLIGHT Radio Network. You can also watch production live on Facebook or listen on demand on your favorite podcast platforms including: Spreaker, iTunes, iHeartRadio, and Spotify.

    Ep. 218: Commercial Real Estate During the Late Pandemic

    Ep. 218: Commercial Real Estate During the Late Pandemic

    The pandemic has put just about everything on its heels. One hot topic being reported on is the future of commercial real estate, most notably the fate of retail storefronts and restaurants. Joining Chris to share some wisdom on the matter are the Retail Advisors for Martin Commercial Properties, Carson Patten and Samantha Le!

    • 18 min
    Ep. 217: Tapping Renewable Natural Gas to Benefit our Environment

    Ep. 217: Tapping Renewable Natural Gas to Benefit our Environment

    Climate change has been studied, discussed and debated for decades now. But it’s now becoming more widely accepted as a time sensitive, and urgent call to action. Joining Chris to share what Renewable Natural Gas is and how it can be part of the solution is the Senior Environmental Scientist from Barr Engineering, Jason Linkimer!

    • 21 min
    Ep. 216: TA Forsberg President Educates Self & Advocates for More Housing

    Ep. 216: TA Forsberg President Educates Self & Advocates for More Housing

    Michigan is fighting hard to recover from the pandemic and attract population growth after years of shrinking. Many are worried that a lack of housing options might slow Michigan’s quest for new residents. Joining Chris to talk about his personal journey for knowledge and his collaboration in compiling data is the President of TA Forsberg, Brent Forsberg!

    • 18 min
    Ep. 215: The Vision for Michigan’s Avenue

    Ep. 215: The Vision for Michigan’s Avenue

    On the heels of two robust reports surrounding the Michigan Avenue corridor through the Lansing Region, the Tri County Regional Planning Commission is seeking final input before redesigning this important conduit. Joining Chris to talk about the project is the Deputy Director of the Tri County Regional Planning Commission, Nicole Baumer!

    • 20 min
    Ep. 214: MSU Museum Utilizes CoLab Studio to Drive Community Learning Experiences

    Ep. 214: MSU Museum Utilizes CoLab Studio to Drive Community Learning Experiences

    Most museums deliver interesting and thought provoking content - it’s what makes visiting a museum worthwhile. Michigan State University has taken participant engagement to a new level, utilizing what’s called a CoLab Studio. Joining Chris to tell us more is the Education & Learning Manager of the MSU Museum’s CoLab Studio, Caroline White!

    • 16 min
    Ep. 213: Mid-Michigan Based Merit Labs is a Leader in PFAS Detection

    Ep. 213: Mid-Michigan Based Merit Labs is a Leader in PFAS Detection

    On Michigan Reimagined we discuss a variety of topics - from making Michigan an attractive and clean place to live, to celebrating and highlighting small business. Today we get to discuss both. Joining Chris to share the valuable & quality work of a Michigan based environmental testing lab is the CEO and Technical Director of Merit Labs in East Lansing, Maya Murshak!

    • 19 min

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Chris Buck is a major force with his show in exposing the many positive aspects of, not only Michigan, but many communities throughout our country. Our society has become focused on the many negatives affecting our communities. We can all learn a tremendous amount from the various topics and interviews that Mr. Buck explores with his Podcast. Keep up the great work Mr. Chris Buck. All the best! Mathias Mulrooney

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