Fresh from its tenure as one of the sets for the upcoming film, Transformers: The Last Knight, the historic Farwell Building in Detroit’s Capitol Park is shifting into high gear toward a complete renovation into 82 residential apartments, office spaces, retail and restaurant areas, and a rooftop deck.
Lean Startup Co., a San Francisco-based company that provides training and resources to entrepreneurs and corporate leaders, will host the next event of its Lean Startup Labs summit series on Sept. 20 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
A group of companies headquartered in Michigan — including General Motors Co., Crystal Mountain, Dow Chemical Co., and Steelcase — has established the Corporate Purchasers Roundtable to facilitate the expanded use of advanced energy resources among businesses and large energy users.
Troy-based Horizon Global Corp., a manufacturer of branded towing and trailering products, today announced it will acquire Germany-based towing systems company Westfalia Group. Horizon Global intends to fund the acquisition, which is comprised of $100.5 million in cash and an assumed net debt of $47.4 million that will be refinanced through an expansion of its existing term loan.
In an effort to better protect customers who rent out their homes on a temporary basis — through services such as Airbnb or HomeAway, for example — Allstate has launched HostAdvantage, a new home-sharing protection plan available in Michigan.
Next month marks the third and final period for Michigan’s experimental early hunting season for teal — a small duck species — that runs Sept. 1-7. The results of the experiment will determine if Michigan will permanently allow annual hunting during the early teal season.
America's Car Museum in Tacoma, Wash., and the Detroit-based North American International Auto Show have announced that Boston will be the starting point of The Drive Home II: The Heritage Run — an 11-day, 2,150-mile winter road rally that will conclude at the opening of the 2017 auto show at Cobo Center.
Jonna Luxury Homes in Birmingham is making its first foray into Detroit with the construction of Russell Flats in Eastern Market, an 82-unit apartment community that is slated to open in spring 2018. Construction on the nearly one-acre site will start next spring, and replace a metal, open-air structure.
Southfield-based Lear Corp., a global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, has appointed André Weimerskirch as its new vice president of cyber security for its E-Systems segment, effective immediately.