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Michigan’s Biggest Entrepreneurial Conference TiE Scheduled for Oct. 6

The Detroit chapter of TiE, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in Michigan and globally, has announced TiECon Detroit 2018, Michigan’s largest entrepreneurial conference, will be held on Oct. 6 at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

Absopure in Plymouth Township to Distribute Mountain Valley Spring Water in Michigan

Plymouth Township’s Absopure, a provider of bottled water and other refreshment delivery services that was founded in 1908, has partnered with Arkansas’ Mountain Valley Spring Water Co. to deliver its water products throughout Michigan.

Sales Begin for Condominium Development in Detroit’s Brush Park, Move-in Expected in the Fall

James Place Lofts, a new 11-condominium development in Detroit’s Brush Park, are expected to be move-in ready when construction is completed in the fall. Sales have already begun for the site, which is located at 262 Mack Ave. The design was led by Royal Oak’s Krieger Klatt Architects.

West Michigan’s Herman Miller Leads Investors in Acquisition of Netherlands’ Maars Living Walls

Herman Miller Inc., a global designer and furniture manufacturer based in Zeeland, Mich., today announced it is leading a group of investors to acquire Maars Living Walls, a global designer and manufacturer of standard and customized modular walls based in the Netherlands.

Startup Week Returning to Detroit, Josh Luber of StockX a Keynote Speaker

Techstars Startup Week Detroit, a free weeklong celebration of the Detroit entrepreneurial community, is slated to come to Detroit June 18-22. Marcus Lemonis, who is a serial entrepreneur and is on CNBC’s “The Profit,” is the keynote headliner.

DMC to Occupy New $65M Sports Medicine Center and Office Center in The District...

The Detroit Medical Center and Olympia Development of Michigan today announced a long-term agreement to build a state-of-the-art facility along Woodward Avenue, immediately north of Little Caesars Arena, in The District Detroit.

Novi’s Lineage Logistics Acquires Wisconsin Cold Storage Provider, Four Leased Cold Storage Warehouses

Lineage Logistics in Novi, a provider of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions, Tuesday announced it has acquired Wisconsin’s Service Cold Storage (SCS), a cold storage provider, as well as a portfolio of four leased cold storage warehouses in markets across four states. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

PlanetM Launches $1M Grant Program to Support Mobility Startups

PlanetM, Michigan’s mobility-focused brand and business development program, Tuesday announced it has launched a grant program of more than $1 million to support mobility startups. The two-part program includes a PlanetM Pilot Grant and a PlanetM Testing Grant. Both were unveiled during the 2018 ITS America Annual Meeting that was held in Detroit.

Michigan Department of Transportation Tests Vehicle to Infrastructure Technology on SMART Bus

The Michigan Department of Transportation today announced that vehicle to infrastructure technology is being tested on a section of M-97, or Groesbeck Highway, in Macomb County. Six intersections of M-97 have been equipped with dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) devices that transmit information from the signal to inside a bus via an onboard unit to inform the driver of signal timing changes and potential red-light violations.

Troy’s Cantoro Italian Trattoria Restaurant Opens in Former Tre Monti Space along Big Beaver

Cantoro Italian Trattoria in Troy, the second restaurant for Cantoro Italian Market and Trattoria, has opened for dinner, owners John and Michael Fallone announced Tuesday. Lunch services are expected to begin later this summer.