Annual 2017

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Bridge Agreement Earmarks $48M for Job Training, Neighborhoods in Detroit

The City of Detroit today announced an agreement with the State of Michigan to sell 36 city-owned parcels of land, underground assets, and approximately five miles of city streets for a total of $48 million to make way for the planned Gordie Howe International Bridge. The city will use the funds for neighborhood redevelopment, job training, and health monitoring for Detroit residents.

The Great Race Across America Heads to Michigan

The Great Race, a control-speed competitive road rally for antique, vintage, and collector cars, will begin on public highways on Saturday in Jackson, Fla. Drivers will travel 2,300 miles along the Dixie Highway with stops for sightseeing along the way. The grand finish is in Traverse City on July 2, where the winner will be announced.

Detroit’s Huron Capital Completes 7 Acquisitions, 3 Exits, 1 Dividend Recap

Detroit-based Huron Capital, a private equity firm, today announced the firm has completed seven acquisitions, three exits, and one dividend recap since the start of the year across three different industry sectors: business services, consumer, and specialty manufacturing.

Rockbridge Growth Equity Acquires Kings III Emergency Communications

Detroit-based private equity firm Rockbridge Growth Equity today announced the acquisition of emergency monitoring solutions provider Kings III Emergency Communications, a Dallas-based company that completes proprietary hardware, installation, monitoring, and maintenance services for on-site emergency phones for over 23,000 customers in the United States and Canada.

MSU Launches $7M Expansion for Music Facility

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees in East Lansing has approved a plan to expand and renovate facilities for the College of Music following more than $7 million in initial gift commitments from several donors. The project will include constructing a new building with additional performance, rehearsal, and practice spaces to support the growing program.

Vlasic & Roth Opens in Downtown Northville

Vlasic & Roth, a team of consultants who specialize in strategic planning, organizational change implementations, and crisis mitigation for healthcare organizations and technology companies has opened an office in downtown Northville at 108 N. Center St.

Detroit to Convert Conrail Railroad Property into Greenway

The City of Detroit and Conrail have reached an agreement in principle for the sale of Conrail railroad property for $4.3 million to complete the largest gap in the Inner Circle Greenway — an 8.3-mile stretch that once connected Henry Ford’s Model T Plant in Highland Park, and plants by Hudson and DeSoto, among others.

Sanders Candy Shoppe Headquarters Begins Remodel

Clinton Township-based Sanders and Morley Candy Makers today announced the company’s Chocolate and Ice Cream Shoppe headquarters will undergo renovations with plans to re-open this fall.

Adient Develops Removable Seat Covers For Ride-sharing/Autonomous Vehicles

Detroit-based automotive seating company Adient today announced the development of removable seat covers to ensure comfort and individualization for drivers and passengers in the car-sharing market.

EY Announces Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Awardees, Michigan and Northwest Ohio

Ernst & Young (EY), a global organization specializing in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory fields which has a large practice in downtown Detroit, today announced this year’s winners of the Entrepreneur of the Year award in the Michigan and northwest Ohio region.

Henry Ford Museum Announces, “The Science Behind Pixar” Exhibit

The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn is hosting a traveling exhibit called, “The Science Behind Pixar” from Oct. 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018. The 40 interactive elements of the exhibit provide a unique look into Pixar’s animated films and their characters.

Jackson Browne to Perform Benefit Concert August 10 in Detroit

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne has announced a benefit concert on Thursday, August 10 at the Redford Theatre in Detroit’s Old Redford neighborhood to support the historic venue. Browne will be accompanied by his long-time bandmate and multi-instrumentalist Greg Leisz.
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