Downtown Lansing sees increase in business as state workers return

DOWNTOWN BUSINESS: State workers are gradually returning to their Lansing offices, giving downtown business owners renewed hope after struggling financially for more than a year. Half of the state’s roughly 50,000 employees worked remotely during the pandemic, including about 20,000 in Lansing. That left some small businesses in the heart of the city struggling. By Alexandra Hall. FOR LANSING CITY PULSE AND ALL POINTS.