DEVELOPMENT NEWS

Flagstar Bank Commits $1M in Grants to Minority-Owned Businesses

Courtesy of Bridge Here is a roundup of the latest news concerning the COVID-19 pandemic in addition to announcements from local, state, and federal governments, as well as international channels. To share a business or nonprofit story, please send us a message.Rehmann to Host Annual Michigan Cybersecurity Conference Rehmann, a leading financial...

Utilimaster in Novi Debuts Velocity F2 Walk-In Van for Cargo Haulers

Utilimaster has unveiled its latest production-ready purpose-built walk-in van, the Velocity F2, built on a Ford Transit chassis. Photo courtesy of The Shyft Group Utilimaster, a business unit of the Shyft Group in Novi, has unveiled its latest production-ready purpose-built walk-in van, the Velocity F2.Built on a sub-10,000-pound gross vehicle...

Bosch Collaborates on Rollout of Advanced Driving Calibration Systems

Bosch and Hunter Engineering are creating advanced driver assistance calibration systems. Photo courtesy of Bosch Bosch, a large automotive supplier that has its North American headquarters in Farmington Hills, announced it has partnered with Hunter Engineering in Missouri to collaborate on advanced driver assistance calibration systems.With the new program, Bosch...

Michigan Ranked Third, Detroit Ranked First in USA for Foreign Direct Investment

Detroit was ranked first in the nation by Site Selection magazine for foreign direct investment projects. Stock photo Michigan has been ranked third in the country, and Detroit has been ranked first in the country for foreign direct investment projects, according to new rankings released by Site Selection magazine.The rankings are...

New Shops, Restaurants Open, Coming Soon in Southeast Oakland County

Excerpt: Have a sweet tooth? Ice cream, vegan baked goods and even frozen apple cider slushies will be among the treats for sale at businesses that are coming soon to southeast Oakland County.Read more.

Penske Automotive Reports All-time Record Results in 3Q

Penske Automotive Group, including Mini of San Diego (pictured), announced record third-quarter results including the most profitable quarter in company history. Photo courtesy of Penske Automotive Group Penske Automotive Group, Inc., a diversified international transportation services company based in Bloomfield Township, today announced record results for the third quarter, including...

Wacker Chemical Corp. Selects Kirco and Kirco Manix to Build Pittsfield Township Facility

Wacker Chemical Corp. has selected Kirco and Kirco Manix to develop and construct its North American Innovation Center and Regional Headquarters in Pittsfield Township. // Rendering courtesy of Kirco German-based Wacker Chemical Corp. has selected Troy’s Kirco and Kirco Manix to develop and construct its more than $50 million, 140,000-square-foot...

FCA Expands Digital Vehicle Shopping Experience

FCA is offering new features on its online car shopping experience, which has been renamed E-Shop. // Image courtesy of Jeep Auburn Hills’ Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is offering new features on its Online Retailing Experience, which will now be known as E-Shop. The features are designed to make it easier...

AutoPets Releases Modern Cat Furniture for Pet Parents

AutoPets has launched a new line of cat furniture. Pictured is the company’s Cat Orb. // Photo courtesy of AutoPets AutoPets, an international pet products brand based in Auburn Hills, has upgraded and redefined cat furniture with its new, modern collection of tables, towers, shelves, and more.“We set out to...

Logistics Specialist Pro-Tech Group Lands Investment from GameAbove Capital

GameAbove Capital made its first investment, an equity stake in Pro-Tech Group, a supplier of transportation, warehousing, and logistics solutions. Photo courtesy of Pro-Tech Group Southfield-based GameAbove Capital today announced an equity stake in Pro-Tech Group, a supplier of transportation, warehousing, and logistics solutions. Both enterprises are based in Southfield.This...

Ice Cream? Coffee? How About Both at New Beverly Hills Shop

Exerpt: Coffee has returned to Beverly Hills. And it brought its friend ice cream with it. The village's newest business, Michigan Coffee + Creamery Company, opened its doors and brings with it some tasty treats at the shop adjacent to its sister business, Michigan Beer Growler Company. Read more.

Bollinger Motors Files Patent for Battery Pack Design

Bollinger Motors has filed a patent for its battery pack design. Image courtesy of Bollinger Motors Oak Park’s Bollinger Motors, an electric truck company, has filed a patent for its battery pack design. The pack is suitable for heavier applications such as medium duty trucks and agricultural and construction equipment.The...