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Basalt and DCO Energy to Acquire Detroit Renewable Energy

Basalt Infrastructure Partners II LP and its consortium partner, DCO Energy, today announced an agreement to acquire Detroit Renewable Energy (DRE). The proposed acquisition will benefit DRE’s employees, customers, and Detroit community members.

5Qs With Founder and Executive Director of Fleece and Thank You

DBusiness Daily News interviewed Nicholas Kristock, founder and executive director of Fleece and Thank You of Novi, about the nonprofit’s mission to create a more hopeful hospital environment by providing fleece blankets tagged with video messages to children battling an illness. Kristock played semi-professional soccer in Australia while working for four charities and considers the sport the “vehicle” that brought him to the nonprofit world.

Iconic Real Estate Launches in Ford Building in Downtown Detroit

Iconic Real Estate today announced it has opened its headquarters in the historic Ford Building in downtown Detroit, which was recently acquired by The Sterling Group. Iconic Real Estate specializes in retail, office, multi-family, and development opportunities for clients in the metro Detroit area.

Midtown Detroit Books 35 Artists for Dlectricity  

The festival will feature the work of 35 international, national, and local artists who have been commissioned to illuminate the Woodward corridor with installations of light, video, performance, and other works of art. The festival will take place Sept. 22-23 in Midtown from 7 p.m. to midnight. DTE Energy Foundation will be returning as the event’s presenting sponsor

American Society of Employers Releases Policies and Benefits Survey Results

The American Society of Employers (ASE), a not-for-profit trade organization in Livonia, today released the organization’s 2017-18 Policies and Benefits Survey results. The report contains both national and Michigan data on human resource policies and employee benefit offerings. 

GVSU Announces $70M Health Campus Expansion, Tuition Hikes

West Michigan-based Grand Valley State University (GVSU) today announced an expansion of its health campus in downtown Grand Rapids. The $70-million project, located at 333 Michigan Street on the Medical Mile, will create additional spaces for the health professions and nursing programs.

ESI Hosts Worldwide Forum on Smart Virtual Prototyping

Farmington Hills-based ESI Group, a provider of virtual prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries, today announced it will hold multiple international ESI forums this summer and fall in North America, Germany, and Japan.

Detroit’s StockX Taps IBM Cloud to Develop App for Scaling Operations

New York-based IBM today announced a partnership with Detroit-based StockX to design, build, and distribute a new app in the IBM Cloud, which will help scale operations and meet the needs of StockX’s growing user base.

NAI Farbman Sells Technology, Industrial Site to Cunningham-Limp

NAI Farbman, a multi-faceted real estate firm in Southfield, today announced the sale of 19 acres of commercial real estate to Cunningham-Limp, a real estate developer based in Novi. The property, located at Dutton and Bald Mountain roads in Auburn Hills, represents one of the largest parcels zoned for research, technology, and industrial in the area. As part of the transaction, NAI Farbman will serve as leasing agent.

Meritor and REV Group Announce Standard Supplier Agreement

Troy-based Meritor Inc. and Milwaukee-based REV Group today announced a three-year standard supplier agreement. The partnership between REV Group, a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services, and Meritor, a global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets.