The median sales price of homes in southeastern Michigan rose 8.6 percent to $189,425 in February, from $174,400 in the same period in 2017, according to figures compiled by RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan in Troy.
Business Leaders for Michigan today issued its review of best practices in K-12 education and a set of principles that can lead to better student performance, with the goal of making Michigan one of the nation's top 10 states for student learning and talent development.
Troy-based Rehmann, a top 40 accounting and advisory firm, and Grandville, Mich.-based Trivalent Group, a top 100 managed IT service provider, are slated to combine, effective April 1. The addition of Trivalent will allow Rehmann to launch a managed IT solutions practice that serves to broaden the service offerings of both firms.
Norway-based Business for Peace, an international foundation aiming to support, inspire, and recognize global business leaders, has announced Lori Blaker as one of three recipients of the 2018 Oslo Business for Peace award. Blaker is president and CEO of TTi Global, a staffing, recruiting, and consulting firm in Bloomfield Township that operates on five continents and has more than 2,000 employees.
Detroit's Bloomscape, an online plant shop, today opened its doors. The company was started by Justin Mast, a Michigan designer and entrepreneur who says he comes from at least five generations of Dutch greenhouse growers and floral industry experts.
Ford Motor Co. today announced the launch of Ready.Shop.Go., an online shopping platform that allows customers to research and prepare to buy a car without stepping into a showroom. Customers will still need to visit a dealership to finalize the sale or lease of a vehicle.
The Detroit-based Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation (RCWJRF) today announced STEM 2035, an initiative through which the Foundation will grant funding and technical assistance to existing after school and summer STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs in southeast Michigan and western New York.
Flagstar Bancorp Inc. in Troy today reported it has closed a transaction to acquire eight Desert Community Bank branches in San Bernardino County, Calif., with approximately $600 million in deposits from East West Bank, along with certain related assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Meta Physica Wellness Center today announced it will open on Tuesday at 1701 Trumbull Ave., Suite 3 in Detroit's Corktown district. The wellness center offers an array of spa services, including massages, saunas, acupuncture, and more.
RHP Properties in Farmington Hills, the nation's largest private owner of manufactured home communities, today announced it has acquired Brookside Country Club, which offers 421 home sites in El Monte, Calif. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Illinois-based Athletico Physical Therapy Friday announced it has acquired C. Weaver Physical Therapy, a single outpatient rehabilitation center in East Lansing. The transaction marks Athletico's 35th clinic in Michigan. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans has introduced a new draft transit plan for the region, and has asked the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan for feedback with the goal of placing it on the November ballot for voter approval.
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, a member of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, is the first hospital in the U.S. to receive distinction as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), a new certification program from The Joint Commission.
New battery-electric platforms, along with the promise of solid-state technology, are powering the emerging autonomous vehicle industry, but reaching a critical mass will have to wait for the next energy crisis.