DEVELOPMENT NEWS

Southfield’s Ciena Healthcare Celebrates Grand Opening of Detroit Nursing Center

Ciena Healthcare has opened a new nursing center in Detroit. Photo courtesy of Ciena Healthcare Ciena Healthcare, a Southfield-based manager and operator of nursing and rehabilitation centers in Michigan, celebrated the grand opening of its newest center in Detroit. Regency at Chene, a 93,652-square-foot, 160-bed facility is located at 2295...

New Self-Serve Kiosks at Meijer Stores Offer License Plate Tabs, Registration Renewals

Excerpt: Looking for a way to get new license plate tabs in minutes, rather than visit a Secretary of State branch or wait for them to arrive by mail? How about combining it with a grocery shopping trip? The Secretary of State and Meijer have teamed up to offer vehicle plate...

New Indoor Children’s Play Center Proposed for Vacant Novi Building

Excerpt: Could laughing and the sounds of children playing begin coming from an empty plaza on Novi Road? It very well could happen in the coming months. A new children's fun center has been proposed for a vacant building in the Oakpointe Plaza shopping center at 22104 Novi Road, south...

Redwood Living Proposing 103-Unit Apartment Development in Waterford

Excerpt: Housing developer and manager Redwood Living is looking to build a neighborhood of single-story apartments in Waterford Township. The company is proposing 103 ranch-style apartment homes to be built on the northeast corner of Hatchery Road and Williams Lake road, across the street from the Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area. Read more.

United Shore Planning to Build Longest Skywalk in the Nation

Excerpt: Pontiac-based United Shore, a wholesale mortgage lending company, is planning to build the longest enclosed pedestrian bridge in the U.S. The 1,000-foot-long skywalk will connect two buildings on the company’s 1.5 million square-foot campus off South Boulevard. Read more.

City Releases Draft Business Plan Outlining Future of Pontiac Phoenix Center Garage

Excerpt: The city of Pontiac has begun devising a business plan in hopes of making the Phoenix Center parking garage profitable. The 874,000 square-foot garage was at the center of a six-year-long lawsuit between the city and the owners of the adjacent Ottawa Towers. A former emergency manager ordered the...

Bamboo to Open New Coworking Location in Downtown Royal Oak This Fall

Bamboo’s new, 20,000-square-foot coworking space in downtown Royal Oak is scheduled to open in the fall. Rendering courtesy of Bamboo Detroit coworking space operator and designer Bamboo will open a location in the heart of downtown Royal Oak, in a 20,000-square-foot, modern workspace at 220 S. Main St. formerly occupied by...

Morrell Group, DOPAG U.S. Announce Exclusive Dispensing Solutions Partnership

The DOPAG-Morrell Group partnership promises to offer a variety of application techniques — shot, spray, continuous, or dot. Photo courtesy of Morrell Group Auburn Hills-based motion control systems integrator and distributor Morrell Group and DOPAG U.S. Ltd., a manufacturer of metering technology in Kentucky, have formed a partnership to produce...

Here’s How Metro Detroit City Planners Are Preparing Their Communities for Next-Generation Mobility

Excerpt: A half-century ago, Southfield was the fastest-growing community in Metro Detroit, a sprawling suburb dissected by highways and busy thoroughfares, its land-use patterns dictated by the automobile. It was a city of glass office towers and housing developments, void of a center. Read more.

ManagedWay in Troy Expanding 100 Gbps Internet Service

Troy’s ManagedWay, which offers dedicated internet access, cloud hosting, and colocation services, has announced it is expanding its ultra-high-speed internet offering in the Troy business community. The expansion, which is under construction, targets businesses along the Big Beaver/1-75 corridor and Maple Road. The investment is expected to offer speeds of...

Cupcake Station and Blake’s Join Forces to Launch Bakehouse 46

Excerpt: Two Michigan businesses are teaming up to offer sweet aficionados cupcakes, doughnuts, cider and other treats all in one spot in a new business branded Bakehouse 46. Cupcake Station and Blake Farms will launch Bakehouse 46 this year. The first location will be at 136 N. Old Woodward in...

Chill Treats Get Hot Reception at Clawson Ice Cream Shop

Excerpt: Froze Creamery owner Cynthia Haddad has no qualms about opening up her Clawson ice cream shop in the middle of winter. She and her husband, John Haddad, are banking on the notion that if they “roll it,” people will come Read more.