Business & Development

Published June 4, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Just in time for the downtown summer shopping season to really ramp up, the Birmingham Museum will host two fashion-forward — or rather, backward — events for people of all ages to enjoy.

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Published June 3, 2019

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Dressbarn retail store will be closing its doors before the end of the year after news broke that the national retailer, owned by parent company Ascena Retail, will be shutting down all 650 of its storefronts across the United States.

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Published May 31, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Environmental Citizens Committee, or ECC, originally formed in 1989, but had been inactive for many years. That all changed last year when it was revived, and since then the ECC has held six quarterly meetings, the most recent of which took place May 20 at Madison Heights City Hall. The next one is planned for September.

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Published May 29, 2019

TROY — Plans for a cluster development that had  been on pause from last summer so a developer could provide a traffic study on the impact to a local neighborhood got the green light from the Troy City Council May 20.

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Published May 28, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — An independent living community, as well as an assisted living community, may be coming to Macomb Township.

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Published May 28, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Potential marijuana facilities in the community was the subject of a May 22 town hall meeting at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library Main Branch, 40900 Romeo Plank Road, where proponents and opponents of medical and recreational distribution facilities within township borders made their cases known.

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Published May 28, 2019

ROYAL OAK — June 1 is the day that the much-anticipated 581-space parking garage, located at 11 Mile Road and Williams Street, is set to come online. It will be accessible from 11 Mile, and in the future, a second entrance will open on Second Street.

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Published May 28, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The round orange Royal Oak city logo will not appear on an inside wall at Woodward Corner Market, the new grocery store concept by Meijer, at least for now.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 17, developers, business leaders, city officials and ironworkers gathered for the “topping off” of the six-story Henry Ford Health System medical outpatient center on what used to be the Royal Oak City Hall parking lot.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 13, the Royal Oak City Commission authorized Detroit-based landscape architect MKSK to design the city’s new 2-acre downtown park, to be located where the current City Hall and Police Department now stand.

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Published May 21, 2019

BERKLEY — A proposed ordinance amendment from the Berkley City Council takes aim at sidewalk obstructions during construction projects. The first reading of the ordinance was held at the council’s May 6 meeting and was approved 6-0. The second reading was scheduled to take place May 20, after press time.

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Published May 20, 2019

CENTER LINE — The Center Line Planning Commission voted last week to approve a plan that would bring vehicle display lots, parts storage and a sales office to the east side of Van Dyke Avenue, directly across from the Rinke car dealership.

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Published May 17, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Members of the Harrison Township business community enjoyed a more intimate discussion on important issues with some of the region’s political leaders during the Economic Development Corp’s annual meeting on May 6.

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Published May 15, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — As part of ongoing efforts to restore a historical farm, broken concrete will be replaced at Cranberry Lake Farm’s former dairy barn for a display of farm implements. In addition, a picnic area is under development near a stone barbecue built in the 1930s.

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Published May 14, 2019

ROCHESTER — The Greater Rochester Skate Park Leadership Advisory Team, also known as SPLAT, hopes to bring a skate park to downtown Rochester.

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Published May 14, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Complaining that shallow backyards place their houses too close to the property lines and of the increased traffic a restaurant would bring, residents showed up to protest a proposed rezoning of the property at 22980 E. Nine Mile Road, which could have paved the way for a Leo’s Coney Island to locate in the city.

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Published May 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — There’s been a lot of hubbub over the past year about the proposed development at North Old Woodward Avenue and Bates Street, which would replace the existing parking deck, create retail and residential spaces, and highlight the natural spaces downtown, particularly access to the Rouge River.

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Published May 14, 2019

DETROIT — Northeast Detroit nonprofit LifeBUILDERS will be continuing housing repair and rehabilitation programs thanks to a Michigan State Housing and Development Authority Neighborhood Enhancement Program grant.

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Published May 10, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — A groundbreaking ceremony April 25 signaled the start of construction for BJ’s Wholesale Club, which will occupy the site of the former Super Kmart at John R and 12 Mile roads in Madison Heights.

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Published May 8, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield City Council recently approved a plan that will turn the city’s numerous vacant schools into developable property.

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