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Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan hosts ‘Secure Your ID’ Day

Michigan Business Network
May 18, 2018 4:00 PM

Shred-It to Provide On-Site Document Shredding at BBB Event

Southfield, MI – May 18, 2018  Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Detroit & Eastern Michigan is once again partnering with Shred-It and Fox 2 News to host ‘Secure Your ID’ Day on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The event will be hosted at Southfield High School; open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All cars must be in line by 12:30. There will be no electronic recycling at this event.

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CBRE | Martin Names Bakken New Chief Operating Officer

Michigan Business Network
May 10, 2018 9:00 AM

 

CBRE|Martin and CBRE|Grand Rapids (CBRE) announces Benjamin A. Bakken as their new Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer. Ben Bakken brings to CBRE over ten years of corporate banking experience, handling a high-concentration of commercial real estate financing. In a prior role, he served for over three years as Chief Financial Officer with a global wholesale/retail company headquartered in Michigan. 

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LSCP | Michigan or Minnesota Competing for Economic Development

U.P. Perspectives
May 8, 2018 5:00 PM

So let’s go back to February 2 when Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc. CEO, Lourenco Goncalves, challenged our community to show our support for mining in Michigan as he weighs his options to expand operations in Michigan or Minnesota. Let me tell you, while it sounded like an easy task, it kept me up at night for quite some time. How in the world would we be able to show our support and make it impactful? Those jobs and that investment is an economic developer’s dream. 

But soon, a plan started to emerge and we went to work to execute it. Online petitions, letters of support, Facebook, resolutions, symbols of the community that could be pulled into a nice package. But what would tie it all together and preserve our message? Why a video, of course!

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Three Weeks Until the  2018 Mackinac Policy Conference-updates

Michigan Business Network
May 7, 2018 1:00 PM

Mayor Mike Duggan Joins Education Panel at 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) Board Treasurer Sonya Mays, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, and DPSCD Superintendent Nikolai Vitti will discuss collaborative efforts among their respective organizations and other community partners to change the trajectory of education in Detroit. Moderated by Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley, the panel "Detroit's New Era of Collaboration on Education" will take place on Thursday, May 31. This session is sponsored by DTE Energy.

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SUNDAY RIDES BEGIN AGAIN | FLINT RIVER TRAIL

Michigan Business Network
May 2, 2018 8:00 AM

Join the Friends of the Flint River Trail each Sunday

 

Flint, MI.  May 1, 2018 – The Sunday rides on the Flint River Trail will start on Sunday, May 7th and will continue every Sunday through October. The rides are leisurely and family friendly ride - usually of 12 - 16 miles with a short break mid-ride. The rides leave from the OLD Flint Farmers Market promptly at 2:00 PM. The rides are along the Flint River Trail and there are several destinations - including Stepping Stone Falls, Bluebell Beach, and the Genesee Valley Mall.

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Two Roush Fenway cars and a truck added to the 50 Years of Racing Exhibit

Michigan Business Network
May 2, 2018 6:00 AM

50 Years of Racing Exhibit presented by Consumers Energy

 

BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 30, 2018) – Two more cars and a truck added to the 50 Years of Racing Exhibit presented by Consumers Energy at Michigan International Speedway. The exhibit will house special memorabilia and cars that once raced on the two-mile oval for fans to enjoy.

The next three vehicles added to the display were fielded by Roush Fenway Racing, and not only raced at Michigan International Speedway, but also ended up in Gatorade Victory Lane.

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Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery Opens Larger Location in Ada

Michigan Business Network
May 1, 2018 7:00 PM

The brewery’s new facility is a part of the Ada Village redevelopment

Ada, Mich. (May 1, 2018) -- Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery will open the doors to its new facility as part of the Ada Village redevelopment project on May 11, 2018.

The new space is larger, but it still offers a familiar, cozy feel the neighborhood brewery proudly evoked before the renovations.

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March SlowDown in Single Family Housing Permits

Michigan Business Network
May 1, 2018 3:00 PM

March SlowDown in Single Family Housing Permits

Michigan’s homebuilding industry received a bit of a setback in March as housing permits for single family home construction were off 20 percent compared to March of 2017.   According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 1,246 permits issued in March, compared to 1,562 for the same period a year ago.  Year-to-date, housing permits in Michigan are ahead 3.3% through the first quarter of 2018, with 3,337 permits issued in 2018 compared to 3,229 last year. 

 

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BBB® | Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan hosts ‘Secure Your ID’ Day

Michigan Business Network
May 1, 2018 2:00 PM

Shred-It to Provide On-Site Document Shredding at BBB Event

Southfield, MI – May 1, 2018  Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Detroit & Eastern Michigan is once again partnering with Shred-It and Fox 2 News to host ‘Secure Your ID’ Day on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The event will be hosted at Southfield High School; open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All cars must be in line by 12:30. There will be no electronic recycling at this event.

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CBRE | Grand Rapids Office, Retail and Industrial MarketView Reports

Michigan Business Network
April 25, 2018 9:00 AM

 

APRIL 2018 MARKETVIEW GRAND RAPIDS Q1 2018 CBRE Research

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