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Can Detroit become a textile manufacturing hub? Industry professionals think so

December 6, 2017 |

Two years ago, Steve Mazur and Eric Huang, co-founders of Detroit-based Ash & Erie, makers of shirts for shorter men, were searching for suppliers to produce their classic woven, button-down shirts in Detroit. They soon learned it was impractical and took … Read More

Brose to invest $105 million, add 300 jobs in Auburn Hills, New Boston

November 28, 2017 |
  • Brose to invest an additional $105 million toward local expansion
  • Plans to create 300 new jobs
  • Expansion is supported by $2.7 million grant from the state

Brose North America Inc. is further expanding its Southeast Michigan operations.

The … Read More

Detroit lands on top 25 list of cities contending for Amazon’s second headquarters

November 16, 2017 |

Detroit ranked No. 22 on list

DETROIT – Detroit cracked the top 25 on a list of cities in the running for Amazon’s new headquarters.

Detroit landed at No. 22 on the list, which was out of 64 total cities.

The … Read More

Michigan’s manufacturing past is fueling its tech future

October 9, 2017 |

From Detroit to Grand Rapids, a new economy is emerging. Michigan’s struggles have played out on the world’s stage. Just after the turn of the century began what’s referred to as the state’s lost decade, the economy faltered, oil prices … Read More

$27 Million Renovation & Expansion Coming To Historic Riverfront Building

October 5, 2017 |

A building that has sat vacant for at least two decades is going to see new life on Detroit’s riverfront.

Photo Courtesy of Daily Detroit. 

Today, city officials announced that Detroit-based developer Banyan Investments will redevelop the historic building into … Read More

Michigan’s Exciting New Offerings

October 3, 2017 |

Groups are being drawn in by development in Detroit, Lansing, and beyond

Big things are happening in Michigan’s biggest city. Detroit is seeing new openings of restaurants, hotels, and other attractions virtually nonstop. One of the biggest new developments on … Read More

Plans Move Forward To Redevelop Former Industrial Site In Trenton

October 2, 2017 |

TRENTON (WWJ/AP) – Plans call for a shuttered industrial propertyalong the Detroit River to become an automotive manufacturing and logistics facility as part of a $4 million property deal.

The Wayne County Commission approved a proposal Thursday involving businessman Matty Moroun’s Crown … Read More

On Hudson’s site, will Gilbert’s tower signal next recession or start of a building boom?

October 2, 2017 |

For the first time in decades, the Renaissance Center faces a real possibility of losing its title as the tallest building in Detroit. But if local and world history is any guide, its challenger must first survive a dream-wrecking national recession that could be just around … Read More