There’s a lot development news I missed from Metro Mode summarized here. Read the articles further for more details and pictures and plans of developments. There’s a lot below the line:
Detroit of Asia goal likely to be missed
Thailand, which is attempting to promote itself as the ”Detroit of Asia”, is quite certain to miss the target of exporting US$10 billion worth of auto parts and accessories and producing two million vehicles by 2010 due to the slump in the local automotive market and tough competition […]
Summary: New Washtenaw County bike map is published and available online, award winner to open business in Detroit, a test run of the Livingston to Ann Arbor commuter rail line, a unique new store for books and gifts in downtown Royal Oak, and Gerald Ford’s face appears in a cornfield
Summary: new transit options to Detroit Metro Airport, new retail and housing in downtown Detroit, Zingerman’s gets national recognition, Wayne State and companies of Wayne State faculty grow.
This graphic was taken from the New York Times. It’s a list of the top cities with vacant homes something people are always associating Detroit with. What this shows is that Detroit is not among the top 10 American cities for vacant homes per capita. Number one on that list would be […]
It’s not very long or crisp but it’s a helicopter ride showing our two binational skylines straddling the Detroit River. Most people never really see Windsor’s skyline for what it is. And of course, there is more being added to the skylines on both sides.
Face it, sellers: Appreciation isn’t what it used to be. In the good markets, prices are creeping up slowly, if they are creeping up at all. And in the overbuilt, oversold markets, appreciation is nonexistent.
In fact, according to the latest government survey, prices are down in 18 of the nation’s 32 largest metropolitan areas and […]
2 suburban companies to move to Detroit
Bloomfield Hills-based marketing services firm Marketing Associates L.L.C. and Southfield-based Health Plan of Michigan will move into the new One Kennedy Square office building on the southwest side of Campus Martius park later this year.
Marketing Associates President and CEO Mark Petroff confirmed the moves Wednesday morning and said his […]
SW Detroit OKs business improvement district
Southwest Detroit property and business owners voted 2-1 Tuesday to approve creation of a formal business improvement district.
A business improvement district, or BID, is a public-private partnership that assesses a tax on itself to provide services and programs, such as street, sidewalk and graffiti cleanup, security patrols, plantings and lighting […]