March / April 2012

Features

Shifting Gears

Land of the Lost

Frustrated by delays in acquiring key property in Detroit, private companies and individuals are brazenly taking city-owned land for their own gain.

Down on the Farm

Michigan's booming agricultural sector, especially urban framing, offers the best hope of revitalizing Detroit.

Engineering a Comeback

Letter from the Editor

Economics 101

Economics 101


The Obama administration and Congress, out to prove they are smarter than everyone else, have set a fuel economy mandate that is arbitrary and wanting of basic science.

Ticker

Green Team

Green Team


A business incubation center in Detroit practices what it preaches.

Tequila Sunrise

Tequila Sunrise


How a turnaround expert got a taste of a new industry.

Plug In

Plug In


Growing sales of electric vehicles jolt demand for charging stations.

Rain Dance

Rain Dance


A Detroit entrepreneur grabs a larger share of the Blue Economy.

Yottabing, Yottabyte

Yottabing, Yottabyte


Managing, changing, and storing data is about to get easier -- and less expensive.

PDA Q&A

PDA Q&A

PDA Q&A


An interview with Steve Lovett, Vice President of corporate and campus development, Health Management Systems of America, Detroit.

Focus

Raising the Stakes

Raising the Stakes


Detroit’s gaming market — the fifth largest in the United States — is facing increased competition as eight more casinos are proposed in Michigan, with another four under development in Ohio.

Perspectives

What's New for 100-Year-Old Companies


The Century Club

The Century Club


Exec Life

Wings of Fortune

Wings of Fortune


The next generation of aircraft is set to be developed, tested, and built in Detroit.

Closing Bell

The Hull Story

The Hull Story


Long before the automotive industry roared to life, shipbuilders were a dominant force in Detroit.

Opinion

Constructing the Future of Michigan

Constructing the Future of Michigan


Adopting highly efficient building principles in the public sector will spur economic activity.

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