Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Franchisee connects with boxing club

Fitness business pins its hopes on the heavy bag.

September 4, 2015
Frankie Diaz was so excited to hit a heavy bag again, he wore himself out. Read More

Inside Track: ‘Car guy’ builds on entrepreneurial background

John Hoekstra has made a business of connecting sellers and buyers of investment-grade collectible cars.

September 4, 2015
John Hoekstra’s career is the envy of many a car fanatic. Read More

Anheuser-Busch InBev acquires hard cider maker

September 4, 2015
Anheuser-Busch InBev has acquired its first Michigan craft beverage company. Read More

Auctioneer sells vintage vehicles

September 4, 2015
A variety of vintage vehicles that represent decades of automotive history will be for sale next week. Read More

Country club opens gastropub

September 3, 2015
A private country club in the region has opened its new gastropub to the public. Read More

HopCat plans 30 locations across US

September 2, 2015
A bar chain with millions in fresh capital is speeding up its nationwide expansion. Read More

Retailer counts down to 'Force Friday'

September 2, 2015
“The Force” will be strong with a retailer this fall. Read More

Restaurant ranks among best for 'foodies' in US

September 1, 2015
A local restaurant is considered one of the 100 best in the nation. Read More

Michigan-made retailer moves into downtown

August 31, 2015
A retailer of Michigan-made food and gifts that's committed to supporting “local entrepreneurs and artisans” is opening a location downtown. Read More

Visitors bureau produces Savor the Art Coast

August 28, 2015
A lakeshore community is debuting its flavorful re-imagining of an annual event by pairing fine dining with locally crafted drinks. Read More