Development News

SEMCOG announces $14 million in funding for walking and biking projects and planning assistance

Excerpt: SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, has awarded nearly $13 million in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding and over $900,000 in Planning Assistance Program funding to local communities...

SBA has advice for consumers, entrepreneurs

Excerpt:  Local Business News Executive Editor Glenn Gilbert asked Constance Logan to address issues affecting small businesses. Logan is the district director of the Small Business Administration in Michigan. Here...

Altran expands to Detroit, brings passive safety solutions to U.S.

Pedestrian passive safety is a concept that means little to the average American, yet it’s been part of vehicle safety development in Europe for nearly a decade. Altran, the largest...

Michigan ranked second for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness

Excerpt:  An Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Index compiled by global professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ranked Michigan second nationwide behind Georgia based on a weighted score of category and subcategory rankings...

10 new spots to dine outdoors in Metro Detroit

Excerpt:  Summer is finally on the horizon, so pull up a chair and enjoy a meal in the sun at one of Metro Detroit’s newer patios or decks. Read more. 

Michigan, 3M to install I-75 technology allowing roads and cars to ‘communicate’

Excerpt:  The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently established a partnership with 3M for its I-75 project. The government agency will soon begin construction and installation of technology that will...

Home Builders Association: Single-family permits down 10 percent, multi-family construction surges

Excerpt:  Based on residential permit data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan (HBA) in Farmington Hills, a total of 315 single-family permits were issued for new home...

Comau to launch new products at Automate 2017

Comau will exhibit at Automate 2017, held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, from April 3-6, where it will unveil its newest automation solutions. Comau’s booth (#1650) will feature several...

MEDC approves business expansions and other projects totaling $40.8M

Excerpt:  Four business expansions and one community revitalization project that are projected to generate more than $40.8 million in total investment and create 272 jobs today were approved by the...

Oakland County launches open data initiative

Oakland County is making a rich source of information available to the public through its new Access Oakland Open Data Portal, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced. Individuals will...