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Checkers & Rally’s targets Southeast Michigan for growth

February 21, 2018 |
  • Fast-food chain plans to open 59 more stores in Southeast Michigan
  • Targeting areas west and north of Detroit
  • Room for Florida-based company to more fully saturate market

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Google expands domestic offices, data centers in 14 States including Michigan

February 21, 2018 |

Dive Brief:

  • Google is adding new or expanding existing offices and data centers in 14 states this year, according to an announcement by CEO Sundar Pichai.
  • Offices are expanding or opening in California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Michigan, New … Read More

Dave & Buster’s is one way malls are filling all those empty Sears stores

February 15, 2018 |
  • Dave & Buster’s is seeking rapid unit expansion in 2018, forecasting growth of about 14 percent this year, or about 14 new locations.
  • Adding brands like Dave & Buster’s to malls has become increasingly important to landlords … Read More

Big Banks Remain Conservative on Construction Loans

February 14, 2018 |

There continues to be a steady flow of capital, although the big banks have tightened their hold on construction loans.

Big banks don’t appear to be loosening the purse strings for construction loans. However, that conservative streak is creating opportunities for … Read More

Metro Detroit cities prepare for autonomous vehicles with smart infrastructure

February 12, 2018 |

Last spring, Terry Croad started attending quarterly meetings of the Michigan Connected and Automated Vehicle Working Group. As Southfield’s director of planning, he hoped to stay abreast of the latest technology advancements as well as regulatory, financial, security, and other issues … Read More

Gilbert redevelopment binge continues with deal for former Detroit police HQ

February 8, 2018 |
  • Bedrock to redevelop former DPD headquarters building
  • Bondholder Syncora received Albert Kahn-designed property during Detorit’s bankruptcy
  • Redevelopment plans and timeline not known

The former Detroit Police Department headquarters in Greektown is slated for redevelopment under an agreement struck … Read More

Another golf course proposed as site for hundreds of new homes

February 8, 2018 |

A developer is proposing hundreds of new homes on the site of a Margate golf course.

It’s part of an ongoing South Florida trend of turning greens into homes, leaving fewer of the courses in the region. This proposal calls … Read More

Reebok Reimagines Gas Stations As Fitness Hubs

February 7, 2018 |

With a predicted one in six cars sold being electric by 2025, the prevalence of electric vehicles is to grow substantially in the coming years. What to do with all those fuel gas stations that will likely become obsolete when demand … Read More