Oakland County's job growth was moderate in 2017, but the slow down appears to represent a "temporary hiccup" before it picks up to a more robust pace similar to 2015 and 2016, according to a report released today by two economists at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Tippmann Innovation (Ti), headquartered in Indiana, has worked with Wolverine Packing to break ground on a meat processing plant in Detroit’s Eastern Market. This is Wolverine’s fifth meat processing plant. The 180,000 square-foot facility is expected to create about 150 new jobs.
McLaren Macomb in Mount Clemens has broken ground on the Wayne and Joan Webber Emergency and Trauma Center. The $68-million project is the first phase of a larger project that will culminate in a new six-story Northwest Tower.
PEA Inc., a multi-disciplined site development design firm with offices in southeast Michigan, has relocated its downtown Detroit office to a larger facility to accommodate its growing staff. The office, which overlooks Capitol Park at Bedrock’s 45 West Grand River building, opened for business following renovations.
Burke Porter Group (BPG), a manufacturer of intelligent machines in Grand Rapids, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Van Hoecke Automation (VHA), a Belgium-based global supplier of production automation and product manipulation and control in the food processing and automotive industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
In 2017, angels invested more than $41 million in 70 Michigan companies, according to a report released Tuesday by the Michigan Angel Community, a new statewide initiative managed by Spark in Ann Arbor. The company recently completed its first annual research report.
Downtown Detroit’s Holiday Inn Express and Suites has been acquired by Glenmont Capital
Management, a New York-based real estate investment firm, Glenmont announced today. The property will undergo a $10 million renovation and be rebranded to an upscale boutique Hotel Indigo.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Nikolai Vitti, superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, and officials from Quicken Loans and Bedrock today announced a $1 million investment in the Breithaupt Career and Technical School.
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., an Ann Arbor developer of genetically engineered spider silk-based fiber technologies, today announced it has received an investment registration certificate for the establishment of its new Vietnamese subsidiary, Prodigy Textiles Co. Ltd.
Massachusetts’ Ameresco Inc., an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today announced the landfill gas to renewable natural gas facility at Waste Management’s Woodland Meadows Landfill in Wayne has achieved EPA approval and is now in operation.
Owners of more than 7 million eligible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicles in the United States can now have Amazon packages delivered inside of their vehicles, General Motors Co. announced today.
Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System is the first in the state to use robotic imaging technology for brain and spinal surgeries using the Modus V, a robotic arm developed from technology used on the International Space Station, the health care organization announced today.
If Southwest Solutions, a multifaceted human services agency in Detroit, did nothing else but renovate affordable homes and sell them to lower-income residents, homeless people, or veterans, it would fail.
Rebuilding urban districts lining Michigan Avenue — Corktown in Detroit and the two downtown areas of Dearborn — follow a similar formula: Get land control, find strong developers, reduce red tape, and rebuild.