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City of Lansing

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-Mayor Virg Bernero

Mayor Virg Bernero
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Why should you make your home in Lansing? Let us count the reasons! Lansing offers a stable economy, great neighborhoods with affordable housing, excellent educational institutions, reasonable cost of living, a diverse population and endless entertainment options. In fact, the Lansing region was recently awarded the "Five Star Quality of Life Quotient" by Expansion Management magazine -- the only area in Michigan to receive this top rating! Less than two hours away from Detroit, Michigan's Capital City is located on the picturesque banks of the Grand River. We have a great system of parks and our River Trail offers terrific opportunities for walking and biking. Residents and businesses alike are attracted to Lansing for its central location, excellent city services, and ample educational and employment opportunities. The area boasts great schools, a Big Ten Conference University, nationally recognized healthcare systems, and a wealth of history and culture. As a resident of Lansing, you'll experience small-town warmth and charm while enjoying the fun and sophistication of a big city, including art, theatre, fine dining and much more. So why not stay awhile and discover how Lansing can work for you !