Royal Oak

Prosper Spotlight: Oakland County’s Economic Outlook Luncheon

A dire economic forecast for 2009 shouldn't completely overshadow the opportunities and bright spots in Oakland County's economic picture.That's what University of Michigan economist George Fulton thinks anyway, as...

Royal Oak in Bloom expecting a great number of locavores

New words are being invented all the time for all the new ideas and thoughts and movements that are popping up all over the place. And "locavore" -- Someone who only...

Innovative Learning Group adds 10th employee, plans for more

In a time when business is quickly and erratically shrinking, Royal Oak-based Innovative Learning Group is slowly but surely growing. The training firm just hired its 10th employee, upping...

Oakland County readies communities for new economy companies

Flexibility. It's the inexpensive way that Oakland County officials are pushing to make their local communities friendlier to new economy companies.Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson released a new...

Young entrepreneurs spotlight local talent at TechNow conference

Jordan Wolfe went the way too many college graduates from Michigan go these days. The Metro Detroit native graduated from Indiana University and took a job in investment banking/private...

Royal Oak wants $543,000 slice of federal stimulus pie

Royal Oak is looking to get a piece of the stimulus pie.Excerpt:The Royal Oak City Commission voted last week to apply for a $543,000 grant from The American Recovery and...

Thomas Video moves, freshens up its image

Thomas Video, a haven for cult and obscure movie buffs, has moved and will no longer be under that big yellow sign in Clawson. However, they have moved for...

Consumers Gas building buttons up facade in Royal Oak

Chalk up another renovation of a historic building in downtown Royal Oak. The latest addition is the old home for Consumers Gas at the corner of Third and Williams Streets, one...

Lola Q&A

Lola Are (pronounce R-A) heads up the Business Center and is Senior Business Consultant on the Oakland County economic development team. Her primary focus is on helping small businesses and...

IMG adds 9 new jobs in March

1.  Please join my meeting.https://www.gotomeeting.com/join/6359630242.  Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended.  Or, call in using your telephone.Dial 218-844-4933Access Code: 635-963-024Audio PIN: Shown after joining...