JACK Entertainment in Detroit says it has entered into a contract to sell the Greektown Casino-Hotel in the central business district for $1 billion in cash to Pennsylvania’s Penn National Gaming and New York’s VICI Properties, pending regulatory approval. The sale is expected to be finalized in 2019.
Coalition Seeks to Remedy Michigan’s High Auto Insurance Costs, Implores State Officials to Lower Rates
The Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN) in Detroit has filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan aimed at protecting Michigan drivers from excessive and discriminatory auto insurance rates.
The University of Michigan’s undergraduate entrepreneurship programs are No. 1 in the nation, according to rankings that will be published in the December issue of The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
The Detroit City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a new Post-Construction Stormwater Management Ordinance that requires the creation of stormwater management features on many future development or redevelopment projects.
Lansing’s Air Lift Co. Offers LoadLifter 5000 Series Kits for 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500
Air Lift Co., an aftermarket air suspension specialist based in Lansing, has introduced its new LoadLifter 5000 series kits for the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500.
Lawrence Tech and City of Southfield Launch New Centrepolis Accelerator to Boost Small Manufacturers
Lawrence Technological University and the City of Southfield are partnering to launch the Centrepolis Accelerator, a facility designed to accelerate the growth of small manufacturers and hardware entrepreneurs by providing access to key resources.
After more than six years of litigation, the City of Pontiac and the owners of the Ottawa Towers office building in the downtown district today announced they have settled their long-running dispute over parking and other issues for $7.4 million.
Classical music will meet hip hop, pop, and world-class percussion when Eminem publisher 8 Mile Style Music presents The Deaf and Loud Symphonic Experience, starring three renowned deaf artists performing an unprecedented concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at Orchestra Hall in Detroit.
The University of Michigan has a new supercomputer named “Great Lakes” that will enhance the university research activities and provide scalable high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure for thousands of users across the university.
Jackson’s Henry Ford Allegiance Health First in U.S. to use Neuromonitoring System for Spine Surgery
Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson is the first hospital in the country to use Generation 2 of the Sentio neuromonitoring system, most often used in minimally invasive spine surgery. It was originally developed by Dr. Stephen Bartol, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Henry Ford Health System.
Chevrolet Adds Two Special Editions to Colorado Midsize Pickup Line, Debuts Race Components for Colorado ZR2
Detroit-based General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet is expanding its Colorado range with two special editions: the off-road Z71 Trail Runner and the street-focused RST. The Colorado was introduced as a 2015 model.
Projects that follow the Pay for Success model, in which funding for a program is provided by private investors who are paid back by the government if the program proves successful, help to deliver health interventions in disadvantaged populations, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.