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      Attracting New Businesses to Boyne City


      Local businesses are coming off a very successful summer season, which is encouraging new businesses to move to this region


      "

      It

      '

      s exciting for us

      , just because the city is so engaged in really doing so much for itself," Morel's Bistro Owner Brett Cuper said.


      C

      uper just moved to the area from
      Ann Arbor. He had a summer home here. After he saw the business atmosphere, he decided to make the move to start his dream restaurant.


      "

      It is huge and that's really brought us forward from the chamber and all the business people

      ,

      they're working very hard to make this a very nice and exciting community to want to reside in and own a business in

      ," Cuper said.


      M

      orel's
      Bistro is one of four businesses that are finally having their grand opening celebrations. The Brook Retirement Community is also one of the new businesses. They are part of a Northern Michigan chain that expanded to the area.


      "

      This is a really important

      ,

      I think for Boyne
      City, because there hasn't been a facility like this and I think it's been so important that number one we are able to help the economy in hiring. We have 14 employees that are all locally hired and I think that brings very good business to to the area," The Brook Boyne City branch Nurse Manager Cindy Goddard.


      S

      o far
      The Brook has already filled nearly half of their openings. This immediate impact is sure to be felt by the local economy very soon.


      "

      That creates jobs in the community just makes things go better in the community and I think that sort of economic increases is being felt throughout the community

      ," Boyne City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jim Baumman said.


      T

      here have been a total of nine new businesses
      that opened up in the region this summer. Precision Edge and Boyne Ink will also celebrate their new businesses later this month.

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