The $500-million private real estate financing investment fund from Oak Real Estate Partners will target retail, office, and other commercial real estate for rehabilitation, repositioning, and retenanting. // Stock Photo

Bloomfield Hills’ Oak Real Estate Launches $500M Commercial Real Estate Financing Fund

White Oak Capital Holdings in Bloomfield Hills, doing business as Oak Real Estate Partners, a national fund manager focused on the institutional investment sector,...
A 5-acre overview of the new Lafayette West development in Lafayette Park. // Courtesy of Lafayette West

$150M Lafayette West Development Breaks Ground in Detroit’s Lafayette Park

Detroit developer Mark Bennett broke ground Tuesday for Lafayette West, a $150-million, 318-unit condominium and apartment community that will serve as a connecting point...
McLaren Health Care has expanded its Stroke Network in all Michigan hospitals with the addition of RapidAI. // Courtesy of McLaren Health Care

McLaren Health Care Expands Stroke Care Capabilities Across Michigan

McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, has expanded its statewide McLaren Stroke Network through the addition of technology, called RapidAI, that results in...
Kudos Taproom & Fieldhouse has opened its doors in Taylor, bringing eating and entertainment together in one 60,000-square-foot venue. // Courtesy of Kudos Taproom & Fieldhouse

‘Eat-ertainment’ Concept Kudos Taproom & Fieldhouse Opens in Taylor

Kudos Taproom & Fieldhouse, a family-friendly activity, entertainment, corporate gathering space, and restaurant venue in Taylor, has debuted its $1 million indoor/outdoor venue encompassing...
A 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake built by Shelby American will go on the auction block at noon on May 28 for the 4th annual Northwest Collector Car Auction. // Courtesy of Trucks & Auto Auctions

Rare 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake Comes up for Auction

One of 10 ever crafted, a 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake built by Shelby American will go on the auction block at...
The MotorCities National Heritage Area Cruise Club will host monthly cruise nights at partner attractions throughout the summer. // Courtesy of MotorCities

DBusiness Daily Update: MotorCities National Heritage Area Launches New Cruise Club, and More

Our roundup of the latest news from metro Detroit and Michigan businesses as well as announcements from government agencies, including updates about the COVID-19...








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back and forth In 1962, when Robert Kearns began working on intermittent windshield wipers, he and his wife and four children lived at the north end of Detroit. Kearns earned his Ph.D. at Case Western University in Cleveland. He received a patent for his wiper design in 1975. // Courtesy of Getty Images

Side Swipe – Keeping Windshields Dry

On his wedding night in a romantic country inn in Ontario, Canada, a Detroiter named Robert Kearns suffered a most untimely and improbable injury. A...
Game On - While Michigan sports bettors wagered $3.6 billion last year, another $1.1 billion was generated in 2021 from online offerings of such classic games as poker, blackjack, roulette, baccarat, and more. // Courtesy of MGM Grand Detroit

Place Your Bets

While 2020 was the first year in which sports betting was legal in Michigan, it was 2021 when it became available not only in...

Top Circuit Court Judges 2022

Selected by private attorneys in metro Detroit via DBusiness’ Top Lawyers annual peer-to-peer survey.