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2014-04-07 16:26:04

Events center will create 5,500 jobs and $200 million in job-related income including over $100 million for Detroit residents DETROIT, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) today submitted to the Downtown Development Authority Board for its review and approval the recommendation of Barton Malow-Hunt-White as general contractor for the new Detroit events center. The DDA board is scheduled to consider and vote on the recommendation at a meeting on...

2014-04-02 12:28:08

- Bedrock Real Estate Services Signs Lease with Popular Entertainment Venue to Anchor 'The Z' Development - DETROIT, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally acclaimed gastro diner, bar and entertainment venue Punch Bowl Social today announced that it will open a new location in the heart of downtown Detroit this fall. The distinct destination will set up its 24,000 square foot street-level shop at 1331 Broadway Street, between Grand River and Gratiot Avenues, in the newly...

2014-03-20 16:25:21

DETROIT, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of modern musicians, has announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME's temporary location at 1520 Woodward Avenue, between John R and Witherell, opened today and will serve as its admissions office and performance space. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the space and meet the DIME team and sign up anytime Monday...

2014-03-20 16:20:56

Mineta NTRC investigated Atlanta, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis and applied it to Detroit SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transit agencies across the country could benefit from a comprehensive study of the factors that enable and inhibit the development of effective regional transit. Published by the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC), Detroit Regional Transit Study: A Study of Factors that Enable and Inhibit Effective Regional Transit focuses on...

2014-03-17 12:26:11

DETROIT, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 14, 2014, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will honor Detroit luminaries Dan Gilbert and Matt Cullen at the fourth annual Heroes Gala Dinner, aiming to raise more than $1 million for the DSO. The dinner and dancing will take place immediately following a special one-night-only fundraising concert by Oscar-winning composer John Williams and legendary director Steven Spielberg in Orchestra Hall benefitting the DSO. Gala...

2014-03-13 12:31:49

DETROIT, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority (DWJBA), managing agent for the circa 1955, 747,000 square foot Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in Detroit, Michigan, continues to receive national recognition for its facilities and operational management and building of the year designation. The Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority is the State of Michigan's oldest public authority. The twenty story municipal landmark is home to the city of...

2014-03-11 23:24:46

Wayne State University's Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program attracts and retains talent to the city of Detroit. Two recent "graduates" move on to Detroit Future City and Belle Isle Conservancy. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Former NextEnergy employees and Detroit Revitalization Fellows, Erin Kelly and Katy Wyerman have accepted positions with leading Detroit-based organizations. Kelly and Wyerman came to NextEnergy through Wayne State University’s Detroit...

2014-01-09 16:21:54

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has named Faye Alexander Nelson to the position of president of the DTE Energy Foundation and vice president public affairs, effective Feb. 17. Nelson currently serves as president and CEO of the non-profit Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. In this newly created role, she will lead the DTE Energy Foundation, DTE Energy and its employees in partnerships in areas that include education, energy, the environment and broad-based...


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