Howard and Howard Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group in Royal Oak has named Michael Beals chair. Beals has more than 30 years of experience providing legal counsel to privately-owned businesses and high-net-worth entrepreneurs.
Detroit’s Dickinson Wright PLLC has announced William T. Burgess was elected chairman effective Jan. 1. Burgess served as the firm’s CEO for the past nine years and will resume his practice in the areas of banking and finance, insolvency and restructuring, and municipal and regulatory affairs.
The Association for Corporate Growth Detroit chapter’s Women’s Forum hosted Wine Down Wednesday on Jan. 16 at the Detroit Athletic Club. Guests enjoyed networking, food, and drinks.
Home sales in Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties dropped 4.7 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, according to the 2018 annual review by the RE/MAX Housing Report of Southeastern Michigan.
Residential property values last year rose across more than 90 percent of Detroit’s nearly 200 neighborhoods, says Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. It is the second year in a row that values have increased — with a 12-percent average rise in value citywide last year.
Troy-based Flagstar Bancorp Inc. reported net income of $187 million during 2018, compared to $63 million in 2017. Its adjusted net income was $176 million last year, up from $143 million in 2017. On an adjusted basis, the company realized a 23-percent increase in net income for the full year 2018.
Two versions of the all-new 2020 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty, which the manufacturer bills as “bigger, stronger, and smarter,” will be arriving in dealerships late this summer. Pricing and complete specifications will be detailed at a later date.
Brooks Kushman, a nationally ranked intellectual property law firm based in Southfield, has appointed a new executive committee.
In a bid to add value to its corporate partners, the Detroit Pistons have launched the “Partner Connect” business-to-business networking program. The first meeting was Tuesday morning at The Foundation Hotel in downtown Detroit.
Exclusive: The Epicurean Group in Detroit and Big Red Orchards Combine Operations, Forming a True Farm-to-table Enterprise
In what may be the first authentic farm-to-table enterprise in the region, The Epicurean Group in Detroit that includes the Novi Chophouse in Novi and the Nomad Grill in Southfield, today announced a major expansion into Macomb County with the addition of Big Red Orchard and Farm, Beef and Jeff’s Meatery and Smokehouse, and Big Red Hard Cider.
The 12-month total for 2018 single-family home permits finished at 5,192, making the year the second-best since 2006, when 6,962 permits were issued, according to the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan in Farmington Hills.
Seven in 10 women (69 percent) are open to taking small risks in the workplace to further their career, but only 43 percent are willing to take bigger risks associated with career advancement, according to a study released today of more than 2,000 professional women by KPMG, an international accounting and auditing firm with a large practice in downtown Detroit.