Home Authors Posts by Allison M. Berryman

Allison M. Berryman


The Palace Opens Newly Renovated Restaurant, Presidents Club

A rebranded and refurbished Palace Grille is among the latest improvements by Palace Sports and Entertainment, which unveiled Wednesday the completed third phase of its multi-million dollar renovations at the Palace of Auburn Hills. The...

Business Owner Funds $100,000 Investment Portfolio for Walsh Students

Students at Walsh College in Troy will get a chance to manage a $100,000 investment portfolio featuring Michigan-based companies, thanks to a Troy business owner. Funded by Leon LaBrecque, managing partner and founder of LJPR,...

Report: Michigan Housing Market Shows Signs of Rebounding

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority issued 40 percent more mortgage loans in 2013 over the previous year and recorded a nearly 70 percent increase in the total dollar amount of single-family loans during...

Detroit Council Approves $650M Downtown Development

The Detroit City Council has approved the transfer of land to the Downtown Development Authority for the development of a $650 million proposed downtown entertainment district that will include a new hockey arena for the Detroit Red Wings.

Hotel Bookings, Conventions in Metro Detroit More than Double

Hotel bookings and meetings in metro Detroit have more than doubled this year when compared to 2013, the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday. The Bureau confirmed that in addition to 12...

Report: More New Car Sales Leads to be Generated Online by 2020

By 2020, nearly 60 to 70 percent of new car sales leads will be generated via websites, mobile sites, social media, or apps, says a new report released by Frost & Sullivan, a business-consulting firm with offices in Farmington Hills.

Waiting In Line at Secretary of State Offices Just Got Better

The Michigan Secretary of State announced Wednesday that 10 of the busiest offices will pilot technology by Pasadena-Calif.-based QLess, which reduces wait times by letting customers schedule appointments and get in line from a computer, with a phone call, via text message, or at an on-site kiosk.

Beaumont Children’s Hospital Opens Headache Center

The Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Royal Oak has opened a center devoted to treating comprehensive and specialized care for children and adolescents who experience headaches.  “Head pain is a common symptom affecting kids,” says Elizabeth...

U-M First to Integrate Reverse Innovation in Entrepreneurial Coursework

The Zell Lurie Institute at the University of Michigan is the first in the nation to offer a new course about reverse innovation, the process of applying ideas from entrepreneurs and small businesses in developing countries and emerging economies to large companies in the United States.

Study: Michigan Tops U.S. with Number of Engineers Per Capita

Michigan employs the highest number of engineers in the country when population is factored in. According to a study released Wednesday by Ann Arbor-based Center for Automotive Research, Michigan, with 9.9 million residents, has...