Business & Development

Published February 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — If governmental bodies made New Year’s resolutions, a top one for the Grosse Pointes-Clinton Refuse Disposal Authority would be finding a buyer for the GPCRDA’s long-vacant former incinerator parcel at 33701 Lipke Road in Clinton Township.

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Published February 5, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Another step has been taken toward the development of a new library in Macomb Township.

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Published February 5, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Construction crews have begun the foundation of the new $12.2 million, 36,160-square-foot City Hall building in the south parking lot of the Royal Oak Farmers Market, between Third and Troy streets.

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Published February 5, 2019

FERNDALE — It’s been known for a while that MoGo, Detroit’s bike-sharing program, soon will make its way to Ferndale, but what’s not been known is where the bikes will be located in the city.

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Published February 5, 2019

FERNDALE — For close to two years, Ferndale has been working to make “The dot” a reality.

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Published February 5, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — Huntington Woods has long been looking at increasing its senior housing within the city.

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Published February 1, 2019

WARREN — Dennis Bostick, owner/president of Universal Shopping Center in Warren, is always looking for ways to give back to the community. He did just that when he, his son Dennis Bostick Jr. and his daughter Kristin Bostick visited Cromie Elementary School Jan. 25 to donate $3,000 to the media center.

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Published February 1, 2019

WARREN — Construction of a new multi-use municipal facility featuring a library, a mini police station, ancillary city offices and a playground on Van Dyke Avenue, just north of Nine Mile Road, is reportedly on schedule and could wrap up by late September.

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Published February 1, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The long-shuttered Super Kmart at John R and 12 Mile roads in Madison Heights is finally being torn down, paving the way for the construction of a new members-only store similar to the Sam’s Club and Costco already in town.

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Published January 29, 2019

ROCHESTER — New Director Alan Smith has big plans for the Rochester Community House in 2019. Smith has spent his last seven months at the reins of the Community House, “polishing the gem.”

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Published January 29, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — There are plenty of places where you could buy towels and sheets, but if you wanted to know the difference between sateen and percale, you went to Kramer’s Bed, Bath & Window Fashions in the Village.

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Published January 29, 2019

TROY — After pausing plans for a retail development and drive-thru in a parking lot on 11 parking-lot-heavy acres on Tower Drive, at Crooks Road, in December, the Troy Planning Commission approved the preliminary site plan Jan. 22.

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Published January 28, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The new Amazon Distribution Center in Shelby Township will be making big steps in the community soon. With the recent construction of the 1-million-square-foot building on Mound Road and the widening of the road last year, operations are now underway.

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Published January 28, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights’ construction of Golden Corridor emblems on M-59/Hall Road has finally come full circle. In mid-January, work crews finished erecting the final large golden ring monument in a median along the corridor, near Lakeside Mall. Much of the installation work involved piecing together four parts of the ring, city officials said.  

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Published January 22, 2019

TROY — A Clinton Township man who was employed as a lead dispatcher for Oakland Mall’s security firm filed suit in federal court claiming he was fired for refusing to target shoppers based on their race, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

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Published January 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Outstanding businesses, students and community leaders will once again be honored as the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce holds its annual dinner and Pointer of Distinction awards ceremony starting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms.

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Published January 22, 2019

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale has entered into an exclusive negotiating rights agreement with Baker College for the institution to purchase property in the downtown area.

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Published January 17, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A simple annoyance paid off big for West Bloomfield resident Max Feber, 19, who is revolutionizing the cold brew industry one sip at a time.

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Published January 17, 2019

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WEST BLOOMFIELD/SOUTHFIELD — West Bloomfield High School expanded its technology footprint with the opening of the school’s new Lawrence Technological University Tech Hub.

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Published January 16, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The city of Royal Oak is ready to request proposals for a landscape architect to design a 2-acre downtown park where the current City Hall and Police Department now stand.

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