Items Tagged with 'Detroit'


Urban experiment taught school sponsors six lessons

July 29, 2016
For the past seven years, Michigan Future has helped launch and support new high schools in the city of Detroit. Read More

Detroit looking to attract GR retailers

Developer of Little Caesars Arena and District Detroit will tout 180K square feet at ICSC show.

May 13, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) There could be a little bit of Grand Rapids in Detroit before long. Read More

All Michigan taxpayers now shoulder responsibility for Flint and Detroit

January 15, 2016
West Michigan has long been especially prideful of regional economic successes prompting growth in what is still Michigan’s second largest city. Read More

Residential real estate group enters GR market

Seattle-based Redfin relies on technology for more transparent transactions.

September 18, 2015
Technology and real estate have merged, as a new business plants its roots in Grand Rapids. Read More

Employment earnings are engine of sustainable growth

September 18, 2015
We continue working on our next report: an assessment of the national, Michigan, Metro Detroit and Metro Grand Rapids economies in the fifth year of a national expansion. Read More

NITC bridge clears last financial hurdle

Canada will fund the U.S. customs plaza in Detroit.

February 20, 2015
Thanks to a public-private partnership, come 2020, traffic traveling between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, will have the option of using the New International Bridge Crossing. Read More

Feds have no money for NITC bridge

Span between Detroit and Canada is left out of Obama’s 2016 budget.

February 6, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With a deadline of 2020 growing closer, the New International Trade Crossing, which will stretch between Detroit and Windsor, Canada, was once again left out of President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016. Read More

‘Grand bargain’ will be a bargain for the whole state

August 15, 2014
Detroit is showing the world what it can do. Read More

Grant gives boost to educating residents

Lumina Foundation likes mayor’s To College-Through College initiative.

June 13, 2014
Grand Rapids was one of 35 U.S. cities to receive a $160,000 Lumina Foundation grant in early June that will be used to help more young residents of the community earn college degrees. Read More

Growth seeds planted by a city’s real owners

May 23, 2014
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, flew into Detroit last week to announce the investment bank’s decision to provide $100 million in loans — including some endowment funds — to business and property owners in the city that is $18 billion in debt. Recipients of those loans may or may not reside in Detroit. Read More