Following a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine today announced they will launch the nation’s largest study of African American cancer survivors to better understand disproportionately high incidence and mortality from cancer in this specific population.
Grand Rapids-based Mercantile Bank Corp. today announced that its banking subsidiary, Mercantile Bank of Michigan, is expanding its operating area to southeast Michigan by opening a commercial loan office in Troy.
Based on residential permit data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan, a total of 265 single-family permits were issued in Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, and Wayne counties in the first month of 2017. An additional 14 multi-family permits were also issued to start the year.
West Michigan-based direct selling business Amway today announced the launch of nearly 100 enhanced and free online training videos and resources designed to support current and aspiring business owners. The program, entitled Amyway Education, is an expansion of existing training resources and is available in five languages.
With a name inspired by a far-eastern trading company, a new theme, menu, and atmosphere will be coming to Midtown as Maccabees Restaurant prepares to re-launch as Maccabees Traders on March 6. While the restaurant will remain at 5057 Woodward Ave., it will feature a new, Asian-inspired menu with “Detroit twists,” following changes in ownership and a new executive chef.
The Detroit Pistons and Henry Ford Health System today announced plans to build a new 100,000-square-foot training, rehabilitation, and sports medicine complex in Detroit’s New Center area. The site is bordered by Amsterdam Street, Second and Third Avenues, and a set of railroad tracks to the north. Construction is expected to begin this summer.
The Downtown Detroit Partnership, in collaboration with the city of Detroit, today announced its selection of Toronto-based urban design and landscape architecture firm Public Work as the lead designer for the upcoming Capitol Park renovation.
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, which has seen steady enrollment gains in recent years due to a streamlined admissions process, a strong economy, and support from the automotive industry, is on pace to open in April 2018, says Dean Robert Forsythe.
According to a study conducted by Rochester Hills-based automotive research company Foresight Research, accessorizing vehicles isn’t something most car enthusiasts do on a whim. Though data indicates that half of all new cars and trucks will be accessorized in the first two years of ownership, brand names appear to be important to customers when it comes to the types of accessories they buy.
A California-based company, Pieology Pizzeria, which operates 140 locations nationwide, will open a location in West Bloomfield Township on March 1, and plans to open an additional restaurant in Warren in mid-June. The company plans to have a total of seven locations throughout Michigan by the end of 2017, and 15 by the end of 2019.
Dearborn-based manufacturer of 3D printers and materials EnvisionTEC today introduced the Vida cDLM, a new high-speed 3D printer, which will join the company’s bestselling Vida line for dental professionals.
As busy professionals, keeping up our health can be tricky. Long hours, stress, and lack of physical activity can take a toll on our bodies, especially our hearts. As the number one killer of men and women in the United States, heart disease accounts for one death every 60 seconds.
After preliminary designs from Detroit-based commercial real estate firm Bedrock were presented Wednesday, the Downtown Development Authority approved a timeline for construction for the historic Woodward Avenue Hudson’s site to occur by Dec.1. The new schedule aligns the groundbreaking of the Hudson’s development with the Michigan Thrive initiative, an economic development tool supported by more than 40 communities throughout Michigan.
RACER Trust, an entity formed to sell excess property from General Motors Co. as part of its 2009 bankruptcy, today announced it has completed the sale of 3.7 acres off University Drive in downtown Pontiac to George W. Auch Co., a 109-year-old general contractor and construction management firm that will build its new corporate headquarters on the site.