DEVELOPMENT NEWS

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe Receives $5M to Create Hybrid Surgical Suite

James and Patricia Anderson have donated $5 million for Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe’s soon-to-be hybrid surgical suite. Rendering courtesy of Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe has received a $5 million boost in its creation of a hybrid surgical suite from James Anderson, CEO of Urban Science, and...

Coffee and Ice Cream Shop Opens in Royal Oak

Excerpt: A coffee shop that keeps families in mind has opened in downtown Royal Oak. The Proving Grounds Coffee & Ice Cream might seem like your average coffee shop, what with its array of coffee, ice cream, smoothies, sandwiches and baked goods, but the coffee shop distinguishes itself with a...

Hyatt House Hotel Planned for Royal Oak

Construction will begin later this year on Hyatt House Royal Oak/Beaumont, an extended stay hotel planned for Woodward Corners by Beaumont in Royal Oak, Mich. Colorado-based Pedersen Development Company is financing and developing the project. Olympia Hotel Management, located in Portland, Maine, will manage the hotel. Expected to open in...

XP Arena Opens in Michigan: ‘Only of Its Kind in the U.S.’

Excerpt: You are essentially the star of a video game inside the new XP Arena, now open at Airtime Trampoline Park in Novi. The park’s owner says he doesn’t know of another attraction like this anywhere in the country. “They have these overseas. They do not have anything like this...

Blue Birch Outfitters Coming to Downtown Milford

Excerpt: The open storefront on the north end of the historic block of downtown Milford won't be vacant for long. Stephanie Ames plans to open Blue Birch Outfitters at 432 N. Main, the site of Main Street Art, which moved about one block south. Read more.

French Fashion Brand Hermès Coming to Somerset Collection

Excerpt: The luxury French brand Hermès is coming to Michigan. The fashion retailer is slated to open a new store in 2021 at the Somerset Collection in Troy, company spokesman Peter Malachi confirmed in a Friday email to the Detroit Free Press. Read more.

Mexican Streetfood Restaurant to Open in Downtown Farmington

Excerpt: Fans of downtown Farmington’s dining and nightlife scene are most likely fans of the Azar brothers, whether they know it or not. That’s because David and Jamil Azar own both the Basement Burger Bar and the 1 UP Bar and Arcade, two popular nighttime destinations in the city. Read more.

Farmington Hills’ Plum Market Introduced at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Texas

Farmington Hills-based Plum Market is opening a new 2,400-square-foot location at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Image courtesy of Plum Market New Jersey’s Hudson is introducing Farmington Hills-based Plum Market to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. In a joint venture with HG Multiplex DFW, Hudson will license and operate...

The Lemon Tree Opens in Former Art Craft Building in Downtown South Lyon

Excerpt: Annie Buchtrup hasn't gotten much sleep the last two months. But you won't find the South Lyon resident complaining about it. She's been excited to get up and get moving. She's even more excited now that her store, The Lemon Tree, has opened in its new home inside the...

New Independent Coffee Shop, Sip and Joy, Opens in Novi

Excerpt: If your New Year's resolution is to get a more local cup of coffee in the morning, Novi resident Rao Esarla has just the business for you. Esarla opened Sip and Joy, a new coffee house, in early November. Located in the Novi Plaza at 41467 10 Mile Road...

Robert Redford’s Sundance Store to Open First Michigan Location This Summer

Excerpt: Robert Redford's Sundance store will open its first Michigan location this summer in Rochester Hills. Robert B. Aikens & Associates, LLC., developers of The Village of Rochester Hills, announced Wednesday that Sundance Catalog has leased 4,126 square feet of space at the shopping center. Read more.

Auburn Hills’ Continental Creates Smart City Mobility, Transportation Hub

Continental’s Smart City Mobility and Transportation Hub will be able to test new technology such as the company’s Wrong-Way Driver detection system. Image courtesy of Continental Continental, with North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, has created a Smart City Mobility and Transportation Hub to test and improve traffic flow, add...