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Saving Henry

The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit transforms into a major museum and training center.

Wheels of Opportunity

Michigan is poised to become the epicenter of the next generation of transportation, but to get there, better collaboration is needed between the auto, defense, and aerospace industries.

Data Pioneer

Improved state business climate drives Troy-based iDashboards.

CGI: Detroit

A design house uses computer-generated imagery to expand its global reach.

Somerset Detroit

Soon, downtown Detroit will have its own version of The Somerset Collection in Troy.

State of the Auto Industry

Michigan and the auto industry have been intrinsically linked ever since Charles Brady King steered the first horseless carriage through the streets of Detroit in March 1896. Now, 120 years later, the Motor City remains the epicenter of a global industry.

Opa!

Detroit’s Greektown charts a new path in the face of rising competition.

PDA Q&A >> THE E-INTERVIEW

NICHOLAS J. STASEVICH || Shareholder, Butzel Long, Detroit

2015 Auto Dealership Consumer Guide

When Olds Was Young

Venture capital and good salesmanship induced R.E. Olds to move his fledgling car company to Detroit, where he set the die for Ford, Buick, and Chevrolet.

Novi Backyard, Pool & Spa Show Opens Friday

A Cut Above

Taylor & Colt takes men’s grooming to the next level.

Exit Strategy

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr on the city's historic Chapter 9 bankruptcy and what it means for the future of the municipality.

Exit Strategy: Anatomy of the Deal

Exit Strategy - Legal Point

The Recall Business

Cars and trucks have become rolling digital platforms that provide more convenience and improved safety. But all the new hardware, along with basic mechanical problems, has served to drive recalls through the roof.

Pewabic Names New Executive Director

Raider Dennis Agency President Honored

Miller Lite Business Competition to Stop in Detroit

Eisbrenner Public Relations Names New Account Coordinator

Corporate Specialties Owner Wins Tech Awards

iDashboards Forms OEM Partnership with Starview

DNR Awards $4M to Battle Invasive Species

Three Rivers Corp. President Joins Vistage Michigan

Chevrolet Taps Local Insiders to Promote 2015 Trax

University of Michigan-Dearborn Chancellor to Serve Fourth Term

Compass Commercial Founder Nominated for 'Tough Cookie' Award

SVS Vision Inks Contract with Detroit Lions

Double Down

After growing up on Detroit’s west side, Eli Broad founded two Fortune 500 companies.

Kidney Foundation Awarded $1.7M to Battle Chronic Diseases

State Projects to Generate $225M Investment, Add 200 Jobs

Habitat for Humanity Names New Volunteer Manager

Pontiac Works Toward Removing Blight

Strategic Staffing Partnership to Benefit Humane Society

MGM Grand Detroit Earns Four-Star Rankings

Michigan Beer and Wine Association Names New President

RE/MAX Opens New Office in Madison Heights

First Applebee’s to Locate in City of Detroit

Truscott Rossman Adds Staff to Detroit Office

Positive Employment Trend Continues in Southeast Michigan

Hubbell, Roth & Clark Announces 5 Promotions

Women’s Entrepreneur Conference Planned at Walsh College

Snyder Inks Michigan Primary Move to March

Two Men and a Truck Chair to Share Trade Secrets at JVS Fundraiser

Minority Supplier Development Council Names New President, CEO

Carhartt Names New Senior VP of Sales

Grand Hotel Names New Sales Manager

New Members Named to Van Buren Township DDA

Noted Detroit Attorney to Speak in Panama

National Kidney Foundation of Michigan’s Plans Annual Fundraiser Walk

DIA Awarded $500,000 Challenge Grant

Lotus Bancorp Merges with Level One Bank

Potestivo & Associates Adds Associate Attorney

Women's Technology Group Names New Executive Director

Beaumont Breaks Ground on $40M Proton Beam Center

Frisbie Moving & Storage Names New Sales Director

Detroit-based MSX International Names New CFO

Bellwether Enterprise Hires Vice President for Detroit

General Motors to Meet Renewable Energy Goal 4 Years Early

Ford Hires Longtime Auto Analyst to Lead Global Strategy

Detroit Networking Event Planned for College Students, Recent Grads

Honigman Adds IP Attorney to Bloomfield Hills Office

Brogan Adds Employees; Names Account Manager

Birmingham Property Management Firm Hits Milestone

Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology Names Research Director

Clark Hill Adds Attorneys to Detroit Office

Farbman Group / NAI Farbman Names Marketing Director

Daifuku North America Names President

McLaren Homecare Group Names New President, CEO

Dykema Attorney Earns Top Service Client Award

New Faygo Website Moves Into Digital Relevancy

DTE Surpasses $1B in Spending with State Businesses

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Names New Partner

Harper University Hospital Adds New Board Member

Local Fred Astaire Dance Studio Wins Enrollment Awards

Urban Planner Named to Lead Detroit's Future Land Use

DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital Names New CEO

Barone Defense Firm Names New Partner

Farbman Group / NAI Farbman Names New General Manager

Dickinson Wright Attorney Elected to Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

DBusiness magazine's Top Lawyers Party 2015 Video

DBusiness magazine celebrated with the 2015 Top Lawyers on January 22 at Tre Monti Ristorante in Troy. Guests enjoyed cocktails, appetizers and music from the BBSO.

Redesigned Chevy Equinox Goes on Sale This Fall

Detroit Red Wings to Host Charity Poker Tournament

Snyder’s Budget Proposal Focuses on Skilled Trades, Education

Optech, W3R Consulting to Host IT Career Mixer for Comerica Bank

Community Foundation Names New Board Members

Winner Selected for Sam Cupp Alumni Community Service Award

Simons Michelson Zieve Named Creative Agency for Mackinac Island Tourism

Walsh College Offers New HR Certification Program

Baker Tilly Wins National Workplace Award

Health Care Attorney Joins Dykema Bloomfield Office

Annual Comedy Night to Benefit Forgotten Harvest

McKeen & Associates Adds New Attorney

New Endeavor Report: Michigan Needs to Retain More High-Growth Companies

Despite adding more than 7,000 startups and 46,000 lower-growth companies since 2007, southeast Michigan still hasn't recovered from the financial crisis, says a new report released today from Endeavor Insight.

Moose Tracks Ice Cream Flavor Coming to Snack Aisle

Endeavor Launches Second U.S. Affiliate in Detroit

Clinton Township Law Firm Adds Lawyer, Changes Name

Strategic Staffing Solutions Donates 400 Books to Detroit Elementary

Butzel Long to Host Cyber Security Program

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Business Features

Data Pioneer

Improved state business climate drives Troy-based iDashboards.

CGI: Detroit

A design house uses computer-generated imagery to expand its global reach.

State of the Auto Industry

Michigan and the auto industry have been intrinsically linked ever since Charles Brady King steered the first horseless carriage through the streets of Detroit in March 1896. Now, 120 years later, the Motor City remains the epicenter of a global industry.

Opa!

Detroit’s Greektown charts a new path in the face of rising competition.

2015 Auto Dealership Consumer Guide

A Cut Above

Taylor & Colt takes men’s grooming to the next level.

Exit Strategy

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr on the city's historic Chapter 9 bankruptcy and what it means for the future of the municipality.

Exit Strategy: Anatomy of the Deal

Exit Strategy - Legal Point

The Recall Business

Cars and trucks have become rolling digital platforms that provide more convenience and improved safety. But all the new hardware, along with basic mechanical problems, has served to drive recalls through the roof.

Digital Showroom

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From the Magazine

Wheels of Opportunity

Michigan is poised to become the epicenter of the next generation of transportation, but to get there, better collaboration is needed between the auto, defense, and aerospace industries.

Somerset Detroit

Soon, downtown Detroit will have its own version of The Somerset Collection in Troy.

When Olds Was Young

Venture capital and good salesmanship induced R.E. Olds to move his fledgling car company to Detroit, where he set the die for Ford, Buick, and Chevrolet.
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