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2014-04-09 16:26:29

Barton Malow-Hunt-White brings local, regional and national construction excellence to events center project that will create 5,500 jobs and $100 million in income for Detroit residents; entire district development will create 8,300 jobs and $290 million in jobs-related income. DETROIT, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit Downtown Development Authority Board (DDA) today unanimously approved the recommendation by Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) and the Downtown...

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...

2014-04-01 08:25:31

PNC Chooses Southeast Michigan to be First Midwest Stop on Six-City Tour BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PNC will present National Geographic's captivating "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" photo exhibition Sept. 14 through Dec. 30 at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. http://wovexhibition.org/. "Women of Vision" features the influential work of 11 award-winning female photojournalists in nearly 100...

2014-03-27 23:00:20

Seeing Luke Bryan perform his lexicon of hits live is something that all country music fans would love to experience. TicketProcess.com has a large inventory of Luke Bryan tickets to his late-June Michigan show at the DTE Energy Music Theater, and fans are encouraged to visit the popular online exchange beginning today. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Bryan has quickly become one of the main figures in all of country music, which is a very competitive industry competing for the attention of tens...

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...

2014-03-12 16:28:03

LANSING, Mich., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The early bird registration deadline is nearing for the National Main Streets Conference, the premier historic preservation and downtown revitalization event in the country, coming to Detroit's GM Renaissance Center from May 18-20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO The deadline to secure early bird registration rates is Monday, March 17. The event showcases and celebrates the innovative ideas and...


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