Between Michigan’s two largest metropolitan areas, Detroit and Grand Rapids, there has traditionally been some animosity from the smaller West Coast of Michigan towards the east and probably not enough attention paid from Metro Detroit towards the west. So Bridging 96, a collaboration between Crain’s Detroit Business and Grand Rapids Business Journal is a […]
September residential sales up in Detroit
Residential sales in the city of Detroit were up 10.2 percent for September compared with September 2006 figures from Farmington Hills-based Realcomp II Ltd.
The city also posted good numbers for the third quarter of 2007, showing an increase of 8.4 percent over the same period of 2006. Over the course […]
Top hotel coming to Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — Hotels, museums, culture. This city has benefited greatly from the philanthropy of people made rich by Amway and Meijer.
Now, a crowning touch for the city is the imminent opening of the $100-million JW Marriott downtown on Sept. 21. The exclusive brand will add a layer of panache […]
City Council approves tax breaks for 24 Detroit neighborhoods
DETROIT — The City Council today approved tax breaks for 24 neighborhoods as part of the Neighborhood Enterprise Zones tax cut.
The discount means anywhere from 18 to 35 percent of homeowners’ city and county property taxes. The discount would take effect for the summer 2008 tax bills, […]
Luxury Meeting and Convention Space at MGM Grand Detroit Now …
MGM Grand Detroit, an MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) development, is now accepting bookings for its 30,000 square feet of luxury meeting and convention space, set to open with the hotel this fall.
MGM Grand Detroit’s 30,000-square-feet of exclusive meeting and convention space will accommodate private parties, […]
The big event today is the NAACP presidential forum in Detroit, moderated by CBS’s Russ Mitchell and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien. All eight Democratic candidates — Biden, Clinton, Dodd, Edwards, Gravel, Kucinich, Obama, and Richardson — will be on the stage together at around 10:30 am ET. Tancredo is the sole Republican scheduled to address […]