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Business & Development

Published February 24, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — Nearly a year ago, in April 2019, Nissan Technical Center representatives approached Farmington Hills City Council members seeking approval of a tax abatement for a potential new crash test facility to be built on their current headquarters in the city.

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Published February 24, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — Last fall, the city of Birmingham asked residents if they wanted to move forward toward replacing the North Old Woodward parking structure with a new and improved structure at the same site, along with a potential multimillion-dollar mixed-use private development.

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Published February 21, 2020

WARREN — Three years after Art Van Elslander announced plans to sell Art Van Furniture to a private equity firm, a spokesperson has confirmed that the company is “exploring a variety of options” following a recent report about its future.

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Published February 18, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY/SHORES — A local couple is helping to make sure Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe, in Grosse Pointe City is on the cutting edge of technology.

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Published February 18, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council unanimously approved spending up to $1 million to fund a previously unpriced portion of the fourth floor of The Development on Troy, also known as “The dot,” Feb. 10.

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Published February 18, 2020

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BIRMINGHAM — Good news: 2020 is looking like another fabulous year for both commercial and residential real estate purchases.

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Published February 17, 2020

FARMINGTON — A fundraiser that began as a grassroots, neighborhood-funded project to bring a new playscape to Flanders Park has picked up support from the Farmington Area Jaycees and six local businesses.

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Published February 17, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Oakland County Executive David Coulter outlined his agenda, “Oakland Together,”  during his 2019 State of the County address Feb. 12.

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Published February 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — City officials are expressing hope that new massage establishment regulations could rub out impostor setups that engage in prostitution.

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Published February 14, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Jim Tamburrini and Anthony Palleschi bought River Rat in 2007, turning the local spot into a popular destination for boaters and nonboaters alike.

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Published February 12, 2020

TROY — A fire at the Belle Tire store at 1650 W. Maple Road, near Crooks Road, collapsed the roof Feb. 4.

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Published February 12, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Some more clarification was provided about what is required for a local business to stay open.

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Published February 11, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Feb. 4, Beaumont Health announced that construction will begin this year on a Hyatt House extended-stay hotel located in its Woodward Corners development at Woodward Avenue and 13 Mile Road.

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Published February 10, 2020

UTICA — The Detroit Institute of Arts and the city of Utica are partnering to bring another mural to Utica this summer, and they are asking residents to help decide what it will be.

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Published February 6, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A local group recently filed an appeal pertaining to marijuana and the upcoming election.

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Published February 5, 2020

TROY — The Troy City Council will consider a request to conditionally rezone just under 2 acres on the east side of Rochester Road, south of Shallowdale Drive, north of Wattles Road, for 32 attached condos comprising nine buildings.

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Published February 5, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Jan. 27, the Royal Oak City Commission voted 5-2 to move forward with the proposed Glade A design for the 2-acre downtown park, which will be located where the current City Hall and Police Department stand.

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Published February 5, 2020

ROYAL OAK — In a 6-1 vote Jan. 27, the Royal Oak City Commission approved a 10-year, $500,000 sponsorship agreement with Henry Ford Health System for the new downtown park.

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Published February 4, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield City Council recently approved a plan to build two new hotels in the heart of the city.

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Published February 4, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In an effort to bring in more business, a new economic development facilitator will be hired in Clinton Township.

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