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Snyder Issues Directive to Better Coordinate Statewide Infrastructure Projects

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder today issued a directive to increase collaboration between the Michigan Department of Transportation, local governments, and utility companies when updating statewide water, sewer, and road infrastructure projects.

New Ad Campaign Highlights Detroit’s Lack of Reliable Public Transportation

The Detroit Regional Chamber today debuted two new television spots designed to draw attention to metro Detroit's lack of connected and reliable regional transportation, and how it is a barrier to economic growth.

Muskegon Company Develops LED Light for Industrial Uses

EarthTronics, a Muskegon-based developer of energy efficient lighting products, has introduced a new LED light that replaces fluorescent lamps in high bay warehouses and industrial fixtures.

Hagerty Creates Online Store for Customized Car-themed Merchandise

Hagerty, a Traverse City-based provider of insurance for classic cars, has launched an online store offering clothing, accessories, and household items for automotive enthusiasts.

MJR Cinema at Mall of Partridge Creek to Undergo $2.7M Renovation

Bloomfield Hills-based MJR Digital Cinemas will spend $2.7 million to renovate the Partridge Creek Digital Cinema 14 in Clinton Township, which includes converting the seating to reclining seats, among other improvements. The theater will remain open throughout the renovations, set to be completed by November.

Chevrolet Renews Multi-year Sponsorship of Major League Baseball

Chevrolet today announced it has renewed its Major League Baseball sponsorship, a partnership that dates back to 2005. Chevy will continue to be the official vehicle of the MLB, and also becomes the official automotive sponsor of the MLB and USA Baseball’s Play Ball initiative, under the terms of multi-year sponsorship deal.

Report: Digital Criminal Attacks Continue to Cost Health Care Industry

Criminal attacks are the leading cause of data breaches in the health care industry, accounting for 50 percent of breaches in 2015, with mistakes, third-party glitches, and stolen computer devices making up the remainder, according to a report released today by Traverse City-based Ponemon Institute, a business research and consulting firm.

Metro Detroit Home Sales Jump 11%, Prices Up 7% in April

Metro Detroit home sales jumped more than 11 percent in April, and home prices increased nearly 7 percent when compared to the same month last year, according to Realcomp II in its monthly report released today.

Birmingham’s Soaring Pine Capital Acquires Chicago Cable Operator

Birmingham-based Soaring Pine Capital’s Growth Fund 1 has purchased Technology Solutions Inc., a Chicago-based provider of fulfillment and construction services to operators of cable or direct-broadcast satellite television systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Herman Miller to Open Showroom, First Retail Location in New York City

Zeeland-based furniture and design company Herman Miller Inc. will open its first permanent retail location in New York City in the city’s Gramercy Park neighborhood. The flagship showroom is now open, while the retail component will open by the end of the year.