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Urbanizing Metro Detroit's Suburbia
Thursday, March 06, 2014
The lines between suburban and urban are finally blurring in some Metro Detroit communities. And none too soon. Though our region ranks last in terms of urban revitalization among the 25 largest metros, things are looking up. "You're moving in the right direction," says Christopher Leinberger, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.
Kidpreneur Teaches Tween Tycoons
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Some tweens spend their free time playing XBox and Minecraft while others launch their own start-ups. From business cards to elevator pitches, serial entrepreneur Thanh Tran wants his Kidpreneur program to teach its middle school magnates both the thrill of success and the educational value of failure.
Why They Sit on Their Local School Boards
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Let's face it, being a school board member can be a tough and thankless job, especially if you have kids enrolled in the very educational system you help to oversee. To get an insider's view,
Amy Kuras chats with parents of school-age kids who also serve as school board members in Dearborn, Northville and Royal Oak.
Metro Detroit's Hottest Home Markets
Kim North Shine
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Houses are selling before they're listed. Buyers are getting into bidding wars. Sound familiar? No, it's not a return to the crazed real estate market of 2003... but a few metro Detroit communities are coming back with a vengeance. Why? Well, vibrant urban cores have a lot to do with it.
10 Things To Do In Metro Detroit Before Summer Ends
Thursday, August 09, 2012
The countdown has begun, summer is winding down. And if you're like us, there's a list of stuff you meant to do while the weather was warm and the days were long. But where to start? Well, we've got some thoughts about that...
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Green Light Productions
Commercial Progression LLC
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
Peace, Love & Planet, Inc.
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Northville-based Driver Buddy's technology takes on fleet management
Village Workshop maker space to open in Northville this summer
Nom Nom's Cupcake Factory to add third shop & pizzeria in Detroit
Buy Michigan Now readies for annual market in Northville
Northvillle's Salvaged store does vintage furniture and home goods
Coffee and juice bar moves into downtown Northville
Downtown Northville has a new bridge to Main Street
Commercial Progression moves to larger office in downtown Northville
Stefana Boutique opening in downtown Northville
Garage Grill & Fuel Bar turns art deco gas station into Northville eatery
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Innovation & Job News
Northville's Kona Running Co. plans to expand in Canton
Northville's Gentherm acquires Global Thermoelectric
Commercial Progression grows in new downtown Northville HQ
IMET technology cleans diesel exhaust, improves MPG
Kidpreneur brings entrepreneurship education to tweens
Spider9 adds to staff, scores big European contract
Digital Roots moves to downtown Northville for urban amenities
Vision Computer Solutions hires 4 to fill new Northville space
DataFactZ adds 110 people, looks to hire 10 more now
OPS Solutions expands to Novi to accommodate growth
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In the News
Metro Detroit home prices climb 20% in June
Source: M Live
Old home restoration enjoys a revival
Source: Wall Street Journal
Oakland County's job market is healthiest in years
Source: University of Michigan News Service
Downtowns say no to blank walls, yes to active facades
Source: Oakland Press
Metro Detroit ranks 14th nationally in percentage job growth
Post-industrial? Detroit needs a new word
Source: Atlantic Cities
Atlantic Cities maps Metro Detroit's creative class
Source: Atlantic Cities
Metro Detroit makes list of cities best oriented toward job growth
Source: The Atlantic Cities
Oakland County surfs for new ideas via crowdsourcing site
Source: Government Technology
Local theaters innovate in down economy
Source: Detroit Free Press
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