Organizers of the $137 million Woodward Avenue streetcar project say a nearly monthlong delay in awarding the initial major construction bids won't jeopardize the effort's timeline to begin work this year.
The Milford-based Women's Caring Program has named Emily Houk as its new CEO.
Charlie Knoll started out in the motorcycle business washing bikes at his family's Harley-Davidson dealership in Burlington, Iowa, at age 9. Now, at 28, he is opening the first Michigan dealership to sell exclusively high-end Ducati motorcycles.
Oakland University President Gary Russi is retiring Aug. 1 from the post he has held since 1995, and current Associate Vice President for Outreach Betty Youngblood will be interim president while the university searches for a successor, Russi announced today.
The township could become one of the first in the state to issue bonds to pay for retiree pensions or health care.
The former Showcase Cinemas building on Opdyke Road in Auburn Hills will be razed starting June 17 and turned into a high-tech business park.
The Mackinac Policy Conference hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber this week has drawn more than 1,400 attendees to the island nestled between Michigan's two peninsulas — including exactly one from the office of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.
05/26/13 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference
. May 29-May 31
. Detroit Regional Chamber. A comprehensive dialogue on culture, education and the 21st century global market. The event will bring together more than 1,500 attendees, including national experts and innovative change-makers who will challenge business leaders to work collaboratively to create a globally competitive, financially attractive business environment in Michigan.
Local foundation and arts leaders are mobilizing to fight a possible sale of part of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection; the museum board plans to hold a special meeting June 3 to talk about a response.
Family members of the late William Davidson are mistrustful of each other's motives and actions, but divided over whether their differences are irreconcilable, documents unsealed in Oakland County Probate Court on Friday show.
Auburn Hills, home to Chrysler Group LLC, Continental Automotive and BorgWarner Inc., among other companies automotive and high-tech companies, ranked in in a survey of employers planning to hire engineers.
New retail and entertainment development is planned for 17 acres of land around The Met Hotel in Troy by the California-based investment group that owns the hotel. The CEO of that group is a familiar name in local hotel ownership and for a previous tax evasion case.
MJR Digital Cinemas will open a theater at Maple and Livernois roads next spring.
Five Beaumont clinical chiefs asked the hospital system's board to reconsider the proposed merger with Henry Ford; Papa Joe's will bring not one, but two, gourmet markets to downtown Detroit; architectural firm Rossetti is moving to the Federal Reserve Building.
As Michigan's weather improves, metro Detroit commuters are faced with a new season of headache-inducing road construction.
Warren-based Crown Group was announced as being acquired by a group of investors; Ford will take over as title sponsor of the annual fireworks in downtown Detroit; the Lions signed "Ziggy" Ansah and eight other draft picks; and a cargo container intended to be a demonstration of a hotel lobby was dropped at Eastern Market.
The Southfield-based Farbman Group has promoted CFO Andrew Gutman to president, while COO Michael Kalil has taken over management of NAI Farbman, the real estate company's brokerage.
Oakland County's Emerging Sectors program had a second straight slow month in April and was on pace for a middling year of economic development among high-growth industries.
FOCUS: REAL ESTATE
There's demand for affordable housing for veterans, but getting projects off the ground has been more of a challenge.
Is Farmington Hills-based Grand/Sakwa Properties LLC
looking to redevelop, resell or work out a settlement deal on key land for the transit center in Troy? It's not yet clear, but a court victory last week gives the company some options.
The 80,000-square-foot Lafayette Place development at the former Sears Roebuck & Co. department store location in Pontiac has received LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest level of certification from the council.
04/28/13 Nancy Schlichting
has been invited to the White House on Tuesday to meet with the Obama administration's top two health care leaders to discuss the impact of health care reform and federal budget cuts on safety net organizations.
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital CEO Garard van Grinsven resigns, Entertainment Publications' sale to the founder's son goes through, the Masonic Temple makes payments to stop foreclosure and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing takes the first step toward a bid for re-election.
Oakland County has nearly returned to the employment levels it enjoyed shortly before the global economic collapse of late 2008, with new jobs coming from a larger mix of industries that could help buffer it against the next cyclical downturn in manufacturing, according to a new report.
Pontiac-based Ultimate Soccer Arenas
, an indoor soccer and lacrosse facility, will expand this year after it purchased land formerly owned by General Motors
, its owner said Thursday.