Business & Development

Published September 25, 2018

TROY — The Troy City Council unanimously extended a moratorium on issuing sign permits for digital signs for another 30 days, and council members asked the city attorney to toughen up restrictions on off-premises signage before they consider substantial changes to the sign ordinance. 

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Published September 25, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On Sept. 19, Henry Ford Health System announced that it would be the sole tenant of the six-story, 145,000-square-foot office building currently being developed by the Lansing-based Boji Group in downtown Royal Oak, near 11 Mile Road and Main Street.

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Published September 25, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Although Grosse Pointe City officials say they’ve greatly reduced the size and increased setbacks for a proposed new Department of Public Works building on the site of the current DPW, neighbors living near the property remain unhappy with the City’s plans.

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Published September 25, 2018

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FARMINGTON HILLS/WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Farmington Hills-based The Shirt Box announced recently that its third bike drive to benefit the Detroit-based Back Alley Bikes is facing some friendly competition from the Walled Lake-based Kenny’s Lakes Area Auto Experts. 

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Published September 25, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In 2015, C.J. Barrymore’s owner and partner Rick Iceberg said the facility had to “change or die.” Three years later, popularity may be at an all-time high.

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Published September 25, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Ever since middle school, Cody Wallace and Noah Cannon have pondered different ways to make money. 

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Published September 24, 2018

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — There was overwhelming support, and even a few rounds of applause, during the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees meeting Sept. 12 when a public hearing was held for input on a proposed lot split off of Wing Lake Road.

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Published September 24, 2018

UTICA — The Utica City Council voted to approve the proposed dog park as presented as part of the planned Pioneer Park at its Sept. 11 meeting.

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Published September 19, 2018

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe is taking a new approach to addressing unoccupied or abandoned properties with its Home Reversion Committee.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — In July, the bike-sharing program MoGo announced that Ferndale, Berkley and Huntington Woods were three of several cities it would be expanding to in 2019.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — The Huntington Woods City Commission has rescinded an earlier decision to place a 180-day moratorium on short-term rentals. The commission had passed the moratorium in July after receiving an inquiry on whether Huntington Woods allowed Airbnb rentals.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale might have found a developer for its long-gestated, mixed-use parking structure in the downtown area. At its Sept. 10 meeting, the City Council approved an exclusive negotiation rights agreement between the city and developer Versa Wanda LLC.Read More

Published September 18, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Work could be starting as soon as Oct. 1 on a project that would make Grosse Pointe Congregational Church, 240 Chalfonte Ave., accessible to all.

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Published September 18, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Plans for a miniature golf course at Lake Front Park are moving along.

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Published September 17, 2018

UTICA — The Utica City Council approved a request Sept. 11 to support an application for a grant to assist with the proposed development of a sports complex to be located next to Jimmy John’s Field, at 6993 Mascone Road in Utica.

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Published September 13, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — It’s been nearly three years since the city of Southfield swooped in on the Northland Center site, and three developers have their eyes on the former mall after its most recent date with a wrecking ball.  At 9 a.m. Aug.Read More

Published September 11, 2018

ROSEVILLE — It takes a good idea and a little know-how to start a business. An upcoming workshop aims to help kids out with the latter while giving their businesses exposure.Read More

Published September 11, 2018

TROY — Motorists and others who find themselves on the east side of Troy may “run on Dunkin’” after the Planning Commission approved preliminary site plans and a special land use needed for a drive-thru window for a Dunkin’ Donuts.

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Published September 11, 2018

TROY — The Troy Planning Commission paused plans for a Staybridge Suites and a Holiday Inn proposed for the parking lot of Tower Drive, near Crooks Road, north of Long Lake Road, saying the plans come up short on parking spaces. 

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Published September 5, 2018

TROY — The Troy Planning Commission voted to recommend rezoning just over 1 acre needed to construct a new administrative office and golf pro shop on the green at Somerset Park Apartments. 

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