The District Detroit, the 50-block area that includes Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park, Ford Field, and dozens of other structures, today announced that data from the Detroit Downtown Development Authority shows property taxes in the area grew an estimated 456 percent from 2013 to 2018.
Detroit-based Bedrock, the real estate arm of the Rock Family of Companies, today announced it will offer its employees Ford Motor Co.’s Chariot microtransit service for use during their commutes to and from work. Initial plans call for Chariot to run its 14-passenger, WiFi-enabled Ford Transit vehicles along three routes, with daily operating hours from 7am - 9am and 4pm - 7pm.
Detroit’s General Motors Co. today unveiled its 2019 Chevrolet Blazer. The two-row midsize SUV includes an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 4G LTE compatibility with an available Wi-Fi hotspot, and keyless open and start.
Topgolf, a Dallas-based global sports and entertainment community that pioneered a technology to make golf more fun and engaging, Monday announced it will open its 51st location in winter 2018 next to Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills.
Michigan Strategic Fund Closes Financial Year With Approval of Projects Expected to Generate More Than $96.5M
The Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) today approved projects expected to generate more than $96.5 million in total investment and create or retain 267 jobs in Michigan, according to the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC).
Detroit’s Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to Launch Virtual Well-Being Webinars, Downloadable Content
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in Detroit Monday announced that it will launch its new Virtual Well-Being program on Jan. 1, 2019. The program will offer employers and members access to live, weekly well-being webinars and downloadable health resources.
The Distinguished Clown Corps, part of The Parade Co. in Detroit, held its 2018 Distinguished Grand Jester Reception on Sept. 18 at The Reserve in Birmingham. The annual event raises funds for America’s Thanksgiving Parade Presented by Art Van, which will be held on Nov. 22 along Woodward Avenue from Midtown to downtown Detroit.
The American Cancer Society hosted its 2018 Cattle Baron’s Ball on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. More than $880,000 was raised as guests enjoyed a strolling dinner and desserts, a silent auction, live music, mechanical bull riding and other southwestern-inspired fun, and an afterglow. The American Cancer Society funds and conducts cancer research, shares information, and supports cancer patients.
Auburn Hills-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Ram today announced the 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12, which offers leather seating for the first time, updated technology, and off-road features for the full-size truck.
Detroit-based Little Caesars today announced it has completed the installation of its Pizza Portal pickup in nearly all of its U.S. stores. Customers are now able to order and pay ahead, then bypass the counter and pick up their food from the Pizza Portal pickup.
Detroit Office Building Next to Cobo Center Goes up for Auction, Property Could be Developed for a Hotel
A three-story office building in Detroit’s central business district located across W. Congress Street from Cobo Center will be up for auction Sept. 25 to Sept. 27. The white terra cotta and brick building was appraised for $5 million earlier this year, and the starting bid is $1.2 million.
Michigan is one of five states in the nation with the greatest year-over-year increase in the First American Real House Price Index (RHPI), released today by First American Financial Corp.