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Livonia’s Schostak Brothers Purchases 950K-Square-Foot Grand Rapids Distribution Facility

Schostak Brothers and Co., a Livonia-based real estate and development company, acquired a 950,000-square-foot distribution facility in Grand Rapids. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Peach State Emergency Vehicles

Charlotte’s Spartan Emergency Response Acquires Peach State Emergency Vehicles, Alabama Emergency Vehicles

Spartan Emergency Response, a business unit of Charlotte’s Spartan Motors Inc., Friday announced the addition of Georgia’s Peach State Emergency Vehicles, a division of Peach State Truck Centers, and its sister company, Alabama Emergency Vehicles, to its Spartan-authorized dealerships. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Magnesium Development Co.

Holland’s Genesis Innovation Group Invests in Holland’s Magnesium Development Co.

Holland, Mich.-based Genesis Innovation Group’s cultivate(MD) Capital Fund II LP, a fund focused on investments into early stage health-care companies, today announced its investment in Holland’s Magnesium Development Co., which has developed a breakthrough magnesium alloy technology for orthopedics.
Brian Henson, Jackie Robinson, Stafford DeCambra

Dining With the Masters 2019

The Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association hosted its Dining With the Masters on Monday, March 4, at the Meadowbrook Country Club in Northville Township. Guests enjoyed strolling hors d’oeuvres, dinner, wine pairings, and certification presentations with more than 10 of the 72 current certified master chefs.
The Assembly

Chicago’s Coyote Logistics to Open Tech Hub in Detroit’s Corktown

Chicago-based Coyote Logistics, a UPS company, will expand its operations with the creation of a tech hub in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. A launch is set for this summer.
Empire Fire Safety

Huron Capital’s Sciens Building Solutions Acquires Miami-based Fire Safety Firm

Sciens Building Solutions in San Francisco, a division of Detroit-based private equity firm Huron Capital, has acquired Miami-based Empire Electric, Maintenance, and Service and Empire Fire Safety. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Jeanette Brown (Dutton Farms, Becca Smither, Arielle Johnson (Fierce Detroit), Gina Adams-Levy (Buttons2Button), Brittany Rhodes (Black Girl Mathgic)-1

2019 Empower Change MI Pitch Competition

Empower Change MI, a partnership between Ford Motor Co. Fund and Michigan Women Forward, hosted its Empower Change MI Pitch Competition on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn. Competitors worked to create social venture enterprises that help solve problems, have products or services people pay for, and are sustainable. Winners included Arielle Johnson of Fierce Detroit, Gina Adams of Buttons 2 Button, Brittany Rhodes of Black Girl MATHgic, and Jeanette Brown of Dutton Farms Inc.
Michael Hohf

Wealth Advisors With Southfield’s Advance Capital Management Recognized by Forbes

Michael Hohf and Jeffrey Lido of Advance Capital Management, a Southfield-based financial planning firm, have been named to the 2019 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list.
Craig Rogers

Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System Names Chair of Urology Department

Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System has appointed Dr. Craig Rogers as chair of its department of urology, effective April 1.
Paul R. Boken

Detroit’s Dykema Names COO

Dykema, a national law firm based in Detroit, has hired Paul R. Boken as COO. He will work primarily out of the firm’s Chicago office.