June Newsletter
Work
After nearly $8 million dollars in renovations and repairs, the Holiday Inn Muskegon Harbor has been rebranded as Delta Hotels by Marriott Muskegon Downtown.

The newly remodeled, eight-story building will offer two restaurants and a Starbucks, which will serve the public and guests staying in the 201-room hotel.
Photo Credit: Delta Hotels by Marriott
Photo Credit: Linked Muskegon
Learn
With the need for skilled workers in the Muskegon area, local employers, adult education programs, the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center, and West Michigan Works! have collaborated to create Linked Muskegon.

Linked Muskegon is a Free 18-week adult education training program, which targets machining, welding, and healthcare as potential careers.

Following each 18-week class, the students put on a talent night to show off their skills to potential employers.
Play
Downtown Muskegon is full of busy shoppers, as the Western Market is now open for the season.

With 17 small businesses in the chalets, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The Western Market in Downtown Muskegon will be open Wednesday through Sunday, until September 1.
Live
Solid Rock Housing Support is taking a fresh approach to helping home owners in Muskegon County.

As the former Muskegon County Habitat for Humanity, Solid Rock Housing Support helps low-to-moderate income families build a solid housing foundation. They offer housing education, housing repair, and others resources including a tool library.
THE STATS
Homes Sold
May 2018 = 229
May 2019 = 271

Average Sold Price
May 2018 = $154,350
May 2019 = $165,605
 Over $1 billion is being invested in public spaces, buildings and renovation projects in Muskegon County. Click here to see the updated list.
Hundreds of businesses are connected by nature trails throughout Muskegon County! The community is encouraged to utilize these trails, especially during Smart Commute Week, June 10-14.
Provided by: West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors, Watch Muskegon and the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
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