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Metro Detroit Marriott Hotels Offer Workspace for Mobile Workers

Forget scheduling off-site work meetings at the local coffee shop. Marriott has launched Workspace On Demand, an amenity that allows workers on-the-go, freelancers, and business professionals to book offsite meeting space at select hotels through LiquidSpace.com.

Detroit’s Grand Circus Boot Camp to Address Shortage of Android Developers

Mobile apps may be sprouting up everywhere, but finding a developer to build those apps isn’t always easy.

Five Q: Jennifer Litomisky on Ronald McDonald House’s Relocation

​To make room for a new patient tower being built for Children’s Hospital of Michigan, the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit, which provides housing services for families of patients at the hospital, will move one-half mile north to the Hutzel Professional Building, at 4727 St. Antoine, in early 2015

New Hockey Arena, M-1 Rail Prompt Jobs Program at Detroit Training Center

Olympia Development broke ground Thursday on The District Detroit — a sports and entertainment locality connecting Midtown and downtown Detroit — that officials project will create more than 8,000 construction and construction-related jobs.

Birmingham Firm Launches Computer Programming Classes for Youth

SapientNitro Detroit, a digital advertising company in Birmingham, has enlisted several of its interactive developers to teach youth in the region about computer coding as part of the company’s newest philanthropic effort, which kicks off Saturday.

Cobo Center Begins Construction on Main Entrance Canopy for Video Marquee

Construction has begun on Cobo Center’s main entrance glass canopy, which will support the facility’s 6,253-square-foot video marquee. The project is expected to be completed by next summer.

Five Qs: Scott DeRue on Companies Meeting Their Goals

Scott DeRue, associate dean of the Michigan Ross Executive Education program at the University of Michigan, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about his goals for the organization and meeting the needs of today’s companies amidst a changing marketplace.

Duffey Petrosky to Open Satellite Office in Chrysler House

Farmington Hills-based advertising agency Duffey Petrosky will open an office in the Chrysler House in downtown Detroit by the end of the month, says Mark Petrosky, the company’s co-founder and CEO.

Google Maps Gives ‘Spin Tours’ of Businesses on Mackinac Island

Visitors no longer need to take a ferry to visit the many unique and interesting shops on Mackinac Island.

Detroit-based Social Web Mapping Firm Plans for National Expansion

Loveland Technologies, a Detroit and San Francisco-based social web mapping company, has completed a financing round that will assist the 10-person team in working toward its mission of making public information about every property in the U.S. available to the public and at no cost.