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Top 10 Benchmarks Show Michigan’s Growth is Comparatively Slow

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), a business roundtable in based in Detroit, released its updated benchmarking report comparing Michigan’s performance against the top 10...
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Number of Metro Detroit Home Permits Issued in 2021 Surpasses Last Two Years

Based on residential permit data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan (HBA) in Bingham Farms and reported in the HBA/Carter Lumber...
A Citizens Bank survey of middle-market M&A leaders shows optimism for a strong market in 2022. // Stock photo

Survey: Middle Market M&A Shows Continued Strength

Middle-market companies and private-equity firms foresee an extremely strong 2022 for the M&A market, with bullish forecasts for both deal volumes and for company...
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Troy’s Doeren Mayhew Merges with Beene Garter in Grand Rapids

Doeren Mayhew in Troy, the 60th largest U.S. certified public accounting and advisory firm, announced it has merged with Grand Rapids-based accounting firm Beene...
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Ann Arbor’s Blumira Debuts Service to Speed Time to Cybersecurity

Blumira, a provider of automated threat detection and response technology based in Ann Arbor, announced the availability of Cloud Connectors, a new feature that...
Lee Plaza is being transformed into affordable housing for senior citizens. // Courtesy of City of Detroit

DBusiness Daily Update: City, Developers to Revive Detroit’s Lee Plaza as Affordable Senior Housing,...

Our roundup of the latest news from metro Detroit and Michigan businesses as well as announcements from government agencies, including updates about the COVID-19...
General Motors in Detroit is now offering its HYDROTEC fuel cell technology for use beyond vehicles for power generation. // Courtesy of GM

GM Expands Fuel Cell Technology to Trucks, Aircraft, and Rail

General Motors Co. in Detroit is offering new commercial applications of its HYDROTEC fuel cell technology currently in development — from heavy-duty trucks to...
Agree Realty Corp. will move its headquarters into the former Royal Oak Art Van Furniture store in early 2023. // Rendering Courtesy of Agree Realty

Agree Realty Acquires Former Art Van Royal Oak Store

Agree Realty Corp. in Bloomfield Hills has acquired the former Art Van Furniture store at 32301 Woodward Ave. in Royal Oak. Terms of the...
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O2 in Bloomfield Hills Invests in Imaging and Cleanroom Provider

O2 Investment Partners, a Bloomfield Hills-based private equity firm, today announced an investment in Modular Devices Inc. (MDI), a provider of mobile and modular...


Coalition on Temporary Shelter Soup City: A Night at the Gallery

On Jan. 25, the Coalition on Temporary Shelter in Detroit hosted its 19th annual Soup City: A Night at the Gallery at the Gem Theatre and the Century Theatre in downtown Detroit. More than 200 people enjoyed a selection of soups and chilis, a display of artwork, and live entertainment.

Detroit Latinos Reception for DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons

On Jan. 24, Detroit Latinos hosted a reception for Salvador Salort-Pons, director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, at a private room above Armando’s Mexican Restaurant in Detroit’s Mexicantown district. More than 75 people enjoyed a cocktail reception, a buffet, and remarks from Salort-Pons about the importance of Latino art at the DIA and throughout metro Detroit.

British-American Business Council Detroit Auto Show Reception

Butzel Long, a business law firm in downtown Detroit, hosted the Michigan Industry Cocktail Reception for the British-American Business Council on Jan. 16. More than 100 people attended the event, held in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show in downtown Detroit.




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