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SIGNATURE SELLS 8,000 SQUARE FEET OF CHILD CARE FACILITY IN BRIGHTON, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—December 15, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 8,000 square foot child care facility located at 7600 Nemco Way, Brighton, Michigan.   Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Investment Exchange Services, and the purchaser, CS Partners. CS Partners continues to expand their Michigan operations.   About Signature Associates Signature […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 9,640 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—December 15, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 9,640 square feet of office space located at 3401 Emerson Street, Flint, Michigan.   Grant Bruce of Signature Associates represented both the seller, O’Keefe & Associates, and the purchaser, New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 9,100 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—December 15, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 9,100 square feet of office space located at 932 Beach Street, Flint, Michigan.   Grant Bruce of Signature Associates represented both the seller, O’Keefe & Associates, and the purchaser, Flint Odyssey House Inc.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 60,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN BRIGHTON, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—December 15, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 60,000 square feet of new construction industrial space located at 100 Brighton Interiors, Brighton, Michigan. This is an expansion of the existing 178,600 square foot building at this location. The new addition is being built by Brivar Construction Company.   Jim Montgomery of Signature […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 120,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN FOWLERVILLE, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—December 15, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 120,000 square feet of build-to-suit industrial space located at Van Riper, Fowlerville, Michigan. This new facility was built by Brivar Construction Company.   Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Brivar, and the purchaser, CZ Cartage. CZ Cartage will greatly expand their […]

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Emagine Entertainment appoints new CEO as theater chain looks to expand

Emagine Entertainment Inc. has appointed a new CEO as the Troy-based luxury theater chain looks to ramp up expansion. Anthony LaVerde, 38, officially started in his new role Tuesday, succeeding Emagine co-founder Paul Glantz, who will remain chairman and oversee the company’s strategic growth initiatives. Glantz hired LaVerde seven months ago as chief of staff. […]

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Michigan’s Automotive Industry Includes 2,200+ Facilities

MICHauto, an economic development initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber, has announced the results of an examination of Michigan’s automotive and technical expertise at its annual summit held this week. By combining a list from more than 5,000 individual records, the study found more than 2,200 automotive facilities statewide, including OEMs, suppliers, tool-and-die shops, R&D […]

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Indiana-Based AM General Opens Technology and Engineering Center in Auburn Hills

South Bend, Indiana-based global mobility solutions provider AM General today announced it has moved into a new Technology and Engineering Center in Auburn Hills. The facility houses engineering, product planning, and prototyping departments along with business development, U.S. defense, and strategic marketing functions. “AM General recognizes the importance of proximity not only to the vast number […]

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Detroit’s new skyscraper to be ‘city within a city’

A “city within a city” is what architects promise for the $900 million mixed-use development on the former site of the iconic J. L. Hudson Co. department store. “We’ve heard the stories about what Hudson’s was to Detroit, but how is this site going to change as we move forward? What are those experiences going […]

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Meet Our New Neighbor – Wescast Industries, Inc.

Last week, the City Council approved plans that will pave the way for Wescast Industries, Inc. to move their North American headquarters and technical center from Brantford, Ontario to the former GKN Automotive building located at 3300 University Drive.  The facility, which has been vacant for three years, is located adjacent to the Auburn Hills Civic Center Campus. Wescast is […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 46,409 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 46,409 square feet of industrial space located at 4237 N. Atlantic Boulevard, Auburn Hills, Michigan.   Joe Banyai of Signature Associates represented the purchaser.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan and […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 11,200 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN OAK PARK, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 11,200 square feet of industrial space located at 12701 Northend Avenue, Oak Park, Michigan to new tenant Victoria-Nia, Inc.   Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Yorkville Holdings, Inc.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 41,253 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WIXOM, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 41,253 square feet of industrial space located at 50695 Varsity Court, Wixom, Michigan.   Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Signature Automotive Products, and the tenant, Kiekert USA. Keikert USA is expanding their manufacturing operations to this location. This will be […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 11,900 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WIXOM, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 11,900 square feet of industrial space located at 46953 Liberty, Wixom, Michigan.   Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Kiekert, and the tenant, Signature Automotive, who are relocating their operations.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 18,680 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sublease of 18,680 square feet of industrial space located at 31831 Sherman Avenue, Madison Heights, Michigan.   Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the sub-landlord, Stec USA, Inc. John Boyd, also of Signature Associates, represented the sub-tenant, Art Van Furniture, LLC.   About Signature Associates Signature […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 21,036 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN FOWLERVILLE, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 21,036 square feet of industrial space located at 144 National Drive, Fowlerville, Michigan, to new tenant IEC Fabrication, LLC.   Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Fowlerville Associates, LLC. This is IEC Fabrication’s first building in Michigan. About Signature Associates Signature Associates […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 15,500 SQUARE FEET OF MULTI-FAMILY IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 15,500 square foot multi-family building located at 5 Oakes Street SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan.     Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the seller, Ashlar Company, LLC, and the purchaser, VS Oakes, LLC.  Valstone Partners has been working with Signature Associates for […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 21,150 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN LYON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 21,150 square feet of industrial space located at 53400 Grand River Avenue, Lyon Township, Michigan to tenant dSpace. dSpace is expanding their manufacturing operations to this location, which will be their second in this area.     Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented the […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 43,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN DEARBORN, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 43,000 square feet of industrial space located at 8747 Brandt Street, Dearborn, Michigan.   Jack Townsend of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Brandt Street Properties, and the tenant, The Veterans Administration.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 20,193 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 20,193 square feet of industrial space located at 1300-1322 Rankin Road, Unit: #1322, Troy, Michigan to new tenant The McAlear Group.   Kris Pawlowski, Paul Hoge, and John Boyd of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Troy Portfolio LLC, which also has a national portfolio. […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 7,760 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN TOLEDO, OHIO

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 7,760 square feet of retail space located at 5001 Monroe Street, Toledo, Ohio from Star-West Franklin Park Mall.   Bruce D. Baja and Joseph Francis of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Black Rock Toledo, LLC. This represents Black Rock Bar & Grill’s first location […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 31,680 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN BRIGHTON, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 31,680 square feet of industrial space located at 7030 Whitmore Lake Road, Brighton, Michigan.   Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Tobins Lake Studios, and the purchaser, Oxford Studio. Oxford Recovery will expand into this facility and extensive remodeling is underway. […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 8,000 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN NOVI, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the investment sale of 8,000 square feet of office space located at 29545 Hudson, Novi, Michigan from seller Beck North Properties, LLC.   Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented the purchaser, Hudson Dr. South, LLC. With this acquisition, the buyer has continued to expand their portfolio of […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 24,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN ALMONT, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 24,000 square feet of industrial space located at 4296 Van Dyke Road, Almont, Michigan to SSV, LLC.   Joe Hamway of Signature Associates represented the seller Labrons Sports Property Management.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 19,400 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN BRIGHTON, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 19,400 square feet of industrial space located at 12336 Emerson, Brighton, Michigan. Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, 4 M Warehousing, and the tenant, PDM. PDM will continue to lease this ancillary space for an additional five years.   About Signature […]

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Mahindra to build small off-road Roxor model at new Auburn Hills plant

Mahindra Group, the India-based industrial conglomerate, will build a new plant in Auburn Hills, where it will produce an all-terrain jeep-like vehicle called the Roxor. The plant will be built on Rex Road and cover about 150,000 square feet. Mahindra is investing $22.3 million in the project that will employ about 105 people initially. This […]

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Cooper Standard opens innovation center in Michigan

A wild, fun future is on the horizon for the automotive industry, and Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. is prepared to meet it head on. The firm recently opened a new 137,750-square-foot global technology center in Livonia, offering capabilities in material science, tooling, development, production and validation. The site will serve as the company’s global hub […]

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Empty big-box retail stores a growing problem (or opportunity) for suburban Detroit

For clues to what may happen to all those empty big-box stores and ailing shopping centers in suburban Detroit where people once swarmed, look to the shopping district around Westland’s namesake mall. When retailers such as Value City, Circuit City, Service Merchandise and Macy’s at Westland Shopping Center closed, they left behind large and vacant store buildings, a type of retail space that […]

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Brose to invest $105 million, add 300 jobs in Auburn Hills, New Boston

Brose North America Inc. is further expanding its Southeast Michigan operations. The U.S. subsidiary of Germany’s Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG plans to invest $105 million over five years at its U.S. headquarters in Auburn Hills and its New Boston manufacturing plant, adding 300 jobs. The new investment dovetails on a previous investment plan […]

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St. Louis-Based Datix Opens Troy Office

St. Louis-based software consulting firm Datix today announced the opening of an office at the Columbia Center II in Troy to better serve clients in the automotive industry. Along with its St. Louis headquarters, the company currently operates offices in Houston and Bellville, Ill. Datix began expanding its automotive services in 2016 by partnering with […]

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Judge dismisses lawsuit contesting Royal Oak civic center project; appeal vowed

An Oakland County Circuit Court judge last week tossed out a lawsuit challenging a $100 million-plus new development in downtown Royal Oak, a decision that could pave the way for the project to move forward. Ron Boji, one of the developers behind the mixed-use Royal Oak City Center project, said Monday that groundbreaking is expected in late January […]

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Could a second IKEA furniture store be coming to Michigan?

IKEA, the Swedish retailer that opened a furniture store in Canton, may be seeking to open another location in Michigan, according to reports. The company, based in the Netherlands and known for pick-it-up and assemble-it-yourself furniture, said it has not announced plans to open a second Michigan store and would neither a confirm nor deny reports that it is […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 2,820 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN PLYMOUTH, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 2,820 square feet of office space located at 725 N. Mill Street, Plymouth, Michigan.   Rick Birdsall and Justin Gaffrey of Signature Associates represented both the seller, William & Kathryn Smith, and the purchaser, Terreno Grou, LLC.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 3,900 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN REDFORD, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,900 square feet of industrial space located at 14999 Telegraph Road, Redford, Michigan.   Steve Gordon and Rick Birdsall of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Fretter Investment Company. Rick Birdsall also represented the tenant, Victory Home Care Inc.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates […]

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Prime + Proper to open soon in Detroit’s Capitol Park

Long-awaited modern steakhouse Prime + Proper is readying to open soon in Detroit’s Capitol Park. The debut could come as early as this weekend, pending some inspections, said owner Jeremy Sasson. Housed in the 105-year-old Capitol Park Loft building at 1145 Griswold, Prime + Proper is a 10,000-square-foot, two-story restaurant that aims to specialize in […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,393 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—November 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,393 square feet of office space located at 950 Norton, Muskegon, Michigan.   Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Education Action Group, Inc.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan and […]

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Humanetics Innovative Solutions Opens Headquarters in Farmington Hills

Humanetics Innovative Solutions, a global supplier of automotive crash test dummies, has moved its headquarters to an updated facility in Farmington Hills. Located 10 miles north of the company’s former headquarters, the new 100,000-square-foot facility was customized to meet Humanetics needs for manufacturing, engineering, calibration, software development, corporate administrative functions, and consolidating all Michigan-based operations […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 3,458 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—November 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,458 square feet of office space located at 5232 Airline Road, Muskegon, Michigan. Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Corsi Development, and the tenant, Mattress Clearance Center of Grand Haven. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 32,210 SQUARE FEET OF HI-TECH SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 2, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 32,210 square feet of hi-tech space located at 1511 Fourteen Mile Road, Troy, Michigan to purchaser Fourteen Mile Ventures, LLC.   John Boyd of Signature Associates represented the seller, Valiant Holding Company. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, […]

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Major retail execs plan to explore a new land: Detroit

Can Detroit — a city of one cinema multiplex and no Target stores — help major retailers figure out the future of shopping? That could be one of the goals next September when an estimated 200 professionals who design stores for such chains as Walmart to Louis Vuitton to Apple gather in Detroit for the design:retail […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 85.79 ACRES OF LAND IN SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 2, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 85.79 acres of land located at 50500 Mound Road, Shelby Township, Michigan.   Steve Gordon of Signature Associates represented the seller, 23 Mile Commerce Center Project LLC, while Brad Viergever and John Boyd, also of Signature Associates, represented the purchaser, Amazon.com. About Signature Associates […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 48,010 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN NOVI, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 2, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 48,010 square feet of industrial space located at 46480 Magellan Drive, Novi, Michigan from landlord Eitan Winshtein.   Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Morrison Tool & Fab. Inc. This lease represents an expansion into the Michigan market by Morrison Industries (www.morrisonindustries.com). […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 3,030 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 2, 2017— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 3,030 square feet of office space located at 166 W. Maple Road, Birmingham, Michigan. This is the coolest space in town for your business! Open floor plan, outdoor veranda, private shower, and more! Angela Thomas and Erica Dunlap of Signature Associates are the […]

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Beaumont buys First Center in Southfield to consolidate up to 3,000 employees

Beaumont Health is moving up to 3,000 employees into the First Center Office Plaza in Southfield by the end of 2018 following a purchase of the property that sits on 31 acres. The health system, which Crain’s reported in August was considering a move to the 686,000-square-foot First Center, said Monday that employees currently occupy 16 leased […]

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Woodward Corners’ first tenants serve coffee, burgers

Visitors to Beaumont Hospital will eventually be able to get a cup of joe from New Order Coffee and a burger from Wahlburgers. But a meeting with Mark Wahlberg may be asking too much. Beaumont Health announced Friday the coffee shop and burger place will set up shop at its new development at Woodward Avenue […]

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Detroit Seeks Proposals for Old Redford Revitalization Project

City of Detroit officials are seeking developers to remake a one third square mile section of Old Redford by rehabilitating 43 vacant houses and demolishing 23 others that are not salvageable. Similar to the recent announcement of the Ella Fitzgerald revitalization project, the Old Redford project will include landscaping and ongoing maintenance of 175 vacant […]

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Brewery, market, residences planned in $32 million project in Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge

A $32 million transformation of a vacant 13-acre industrial site in Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge is expected to include apartments, a new brewery and a new market. The project, set for several parcels at 10 Mile Road and Bermuda Street straddling the two communities, received Michigan Strategic Fund approval for $3.53 million in brownfield financing […]

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Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chao to open first Michigan location

Popular Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chao is opening its first Michigan restaurant in Troy on Nov. 6. The two-level restaurant, located at 301 W. Big Beaver Road, will offer a variety of fire-roasted meats, including: ribeye, double-cut lamb chops and house-specialty Picanha, “the most prized Brazilian steak,” the company announced Thursday. Thiago Moreira, who grew up […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 104,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TOLEDO, OHIO

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—October 26, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 104,000 square feet of industrial space located at 315 Matzinger Road, Toledo, Ohio from landlord IBC, Inc.   Brad Viergever and Steve Gordon of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Howard Ternes Packaging. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 14,200 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN ROYAL OAK, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—October 26, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the investment sale of 14,200 square feet of office space located at 1300 Batavia Avenue, Royal Oak, Michigan.   Clint Confer of Signature Associates represented the seller, George & George. Angela Thomas, also of Signature Associates, represented the purchaser, BCB Management, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 21,072 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN FREELAND, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—October 26, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 21,072 square feet of industrial space located at 8050 Garfield Road, Freeland, Michigan to purchaser Midwest Airport Properties, LLC.   Jack Townsend and Steve Kozak of Signature Associates represented the seller, Barbara Bloch Stanny, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 460,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—October 26, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 460,000 square feet of industrial space located at 4444 W. Maple Avenue, Flint, Michigan.   Peter Walocko of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Dermody Properties Flint LLC, and the purchaser, Phoenix Acquisition LLC. Paul Hoge, also of Signature Associates represented the purchaser and Bruce […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 26,400 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN LYON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—October 26, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 26,400 square feet of industrial space located at 53400 Grand River Avenue, Lyon Township, Michigan to new tenant Wheel Pro.   Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented the landlord, 926 Associates, LLC. Wheel Pro is a national wheel and tire distributor is opening a new […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 8,809 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN COMMERCE TWP., MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 17,618 square feet of office space located at 2625 E. Oakley Park Road, Commerce Township, Michigan. This is a beautiful Class A building in a rapidly growing area. A very well maintained property, this building is perfect for the professional investor or owner/occupant.   Chris Secontine of […]

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SIGNATURE TEAM CARES RAISED $3,000 FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR INCOMING FRESHMAN AT CRISTO REY

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—August 14, 2017— Signature Team Cares raised $3,000 to purchase school supplies and backpacks for the 115 incoming freshman at Detroit Cristo Rey. On August 11, our team had the honor of presenting each member of the freshman class with their own backpacks full of supplies to help them succeed as they begin their […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 43,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN DEARBORN, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 43,000 square feet of industrial space located at 8747 Brandt, Unit 200, Dearborn, Michigan.   Jack Townsend of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Brandt Street Properties, and the tenant, Docustore. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 10,765 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL IN HOLLAND, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 10,765 square feet of industrial space located at 11846 Greenway, Holland, Michigan. Thomas Elhart of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Mecca Systems. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio, is the region’s leading commercial real […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 16,350 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the investment sale of 16,350 square feet of industrial space located at 900 E. Mandoline Avenue, Madison Heights, Michigan to purchaser Sava Investments, LLC.   Joe Banyai and Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the seller, CJ Legacy II, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 3 ACRES OF LAND IN LAPEER, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 3 acres of land at Saginaw Street, Unit: 219 S. James Street, Lapeer, Michigan to James Street Industrial.   Steve Gordon and Gary Stephens of Signature Associates represented the seller, Timber Systems, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 27,385 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 27,385 square feet of office space located at 10421 W. Seven Mile Road, Detroit, Michigan to Central Baptist Church.   Gary Stephens and Chris Monsour of Signature Associates represented the seller, East Michigan District. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 18,777 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 18,777 square feet of industrial space located at 2660 Superior Court, Auburn Hills, Michigan.   Gary Stephens of Signature Associates is the listing broker representing the owner, JAR Development Company. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan […]

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Village at Bloomfield construction set to start spring 2018 in Oakland County

Construction could begin next spring on a new retail, residential and commercial project that will replace the ruins of Oakland County’s failed Bloomfield Park along Telegraph Road. The new $122.6 million development — The Village at Bloomfield — would include a two-story Menards, a grocery store, a new hotel and a large community of 432 residences, among other things. It is being developed […]

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New Amazon warehouse in Livonia opens

Amazon.com shipped its first item from its new 1- million-square-foot warehouse in Livonia today, in advance of the start of the holiday retail season. Kyle Vashner took the first order. It was, of all things, for custom-fit floor liners for a car. The new warehouse, which employs about 1,000 workers, specializes in shipping larger items — such […]

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Dearborn’s retail district lauded as model of partnership

Members of the International Council of Shopping Centers took a walking tour of Dearborn on Thursday, showcasing why the city was chosen as a representation of public-private partnerships. The ICSC East Michigan P3 Program’s tour began with a presentation at West Village Commons, followed by stops at Common Grace Coffee Company, Brome Modern Eatery, Mint […]

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Google to move from suburbs to downtown Detroit

Google is moving from the suburbs to downtown Detroit, company officials confirmed Tuesday. The tech giant plans to double space from the 17,000 square feet it occupies in Birmingham. The office has 100 employees that focus on digital advertising for auto industry. The move to a larger space in Detroit will accommodate any future growth, […]

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Westbound I-696 to shut down between I-94, I-75 for construction in Spring 2018

A $90 million construction project will shut down westbound I-696 between I-94 and I-75 in Spring 2018. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced Wednesday due to poor condition the freeway must undergo concrete replacement on this stretch in Macomb County. Some bridges over I-696 will under maintenance work, too. The construction is scheduled to begin in Spring 2018 […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 10,630 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 10,630 square feet of industrial space located at 32059 Milton Avenue, Madison Heights, Michigan to purchaser Cornelius Systems.   Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the seller, Kogel, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan and […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 7,174 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN DEARBORN, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 7,174 square feet of office space located at the Dearborn Atrium Officentre on 835 Mason Street, Dearborn, Michigan to NCS Pearson Inc. NCS Pearson is a leader in education materials and testing for professional licenses. The lease at Dearborn Atrium Officentre represents a new location in the region. […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 25,630 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 25,630 square feet of industrial space located at 23889 freeway Park Drive, Farmington Hills, Michigan.   Gary Sallen and Chris Secontine of Signature Associates are the listing brokers representing the owner, Steve Gantz, Alexa G, LLC. The 25,630 square foot building is ideally located in the Farmington […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 525,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 525,000 square feet of industrial space located at 1101 N. Center Road, Flint, Michigan.   Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented both the seller, OMX, LLC, and the purchaser, Phoenix Investors, LLC. This acquisition was made by Phoenix Investors (www.phoenixinvestors.com) who plan on renovating and bringing this building […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 1.515 ACRES OF LAND IN ROCHESTER, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 1.515 acres of land located at 301 Third Street, Rochester, Michigan. Peter Vanderkaay of Signature Associates is the listing broker representing the owner, Western Knitting Mills. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio, is […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 3,960 SQUARE FEET OF MEDICAL SPACE IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,690 square feet of medical space located at 3100 Cross Creek Parkway, Auburn Hills, Michigan.   Chris Secontine of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Six Pack, LLC, and the tenant, Capstone Vision PLLC. This is a new location for Capstone Vision and its director, Leslie Emmert-Buck M.D. […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 16,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WIXOM, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 16,000 square feet of industrial space located at 28294 Beck, Wixom, Michigan.   Jim Montgomery and Steve Kozak of Signature Associates represented the seller, 28294 Beck Rd LLC, while Jim Montgomery also represented the purchaser, RM Motor Sports. After 5 years of leasing this property, RM Motor Sports […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 100,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WIXOM, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 100,000 square feet of industrial space located at 31111 Old Wixom Road, Wixom, Michigan. Jim Montgomery and Steve Kozak of Signature Associates represented the seller, K-Tool of Integrated Supply Network, and Jim Montgomery also represented the purchaser, Matrix Quality Solutions. Matrix is consolidating their operations to this new […]

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JEFFREY TREPECK IS NAMED TO THE MICHIGAN COMMERCIAL BOARD OF REALTORS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Signature Associates’ Jeffrey Trepeck joined the CBOR Board of Directors on September 25 after being unanimously voted in during their board meeting. His role will be to advise and assist in making decisions to better the organization. Fellow Signature broker Brad Viergever is the current vice president of CBOR.   Jeff began his career practicing […]

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Latest plans for 9-story mixed use development in Ann Arbor

Plans for a $40 million mixed-use development between the University of Michigan’s medical campus and downtown Ann Arbor are headed to the City Council for approval. The city’s Planning Commission voted 6-1 on the nine-story, 139,903-square-foot development known as The Glen, with Commissioner Julie Weatherbee dissenting, Tuesday night, Sept. 19. The proposed building includes 162 […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 6,482 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN ROCHESTER, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of the Rewold Headquarters, a 6,482 square feet of office space located at 303 E. Third Street, Rochester, Michigan.   Peter Vanderkaay of Signature Associates is the listing broker representing the owner, Rewold & Sons.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 31,689 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 31,689 square feet of industrial space located at 1900 Stephenson Highway, Troy, Michigan to Chester Limited III, LLC.   Paul Hoge and Angela Thomas of Signature Associates represented the seller, 1900 Stephenson, LLC. This acquisition represents an expansion for Johnstone Supply Co.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 3.79 ACRES OF LAND IN ORION TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 3.79 acres of land located at Lapeer Road, Orion Township, Michigan. Gary Stephens of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Singer Lapeer Company, LLC. Paul Hoge, also of Signature Associates, represented the purchaser, C.P. Ventures, LP. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, […]

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Birmingham Starbucks first in Michigan to have Reserve bar

The countdown is on for a new Starbucks to open in downtown Birmingham. The location at 101 N. Old Woodward is set to open Sept. 29, according to a Starbucks spokesperson. At 3,400 square feet, the store is more than twice the size of the existing Starbucks in Birmingham and promises to offer some premium selections that […]

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MDOT confirms finish of I-75 in Oakland Co. by 2020

A different route for financing road projects is enabling the state to finish a project to rebuild Interstate 75 in Oakland County up to 10 years ahead of schedule, state officials said Monday. “We came out last year and announced this modernization project and we took a pay-as-you-go approach,” said Michigan Department of Transportation spokesman Rob […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 15,874 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WARREN, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 15,874 square feet of industrial space located at 6115 Thirteen Mile Road, Warren, Michigan to new tenant H. A. Eckhart & Associates, Inc. Paul Hoge and John Boyd of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Kemp & Sherman Company. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, […]

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Advance peek at world’s first combo IHOP/Applebee’s coming to Detroit

Design renderings are out for what will be the world’s first combination IHOP and Applebee’s restaurant when it opens next spring in downtown Detroit. The newly released images show the eatery with two connecting sections: -A quick-serve IHOP Express featuring a coffee bar, smoothies, grab-and-go sandwiches and top-selling IHOP menu items. -A table-service area where diners can order from a condensed Applebee’s and IHOP […]

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Amazon to receive $4.5M grant for Shelby Twp. center

Michigan is giving Amazon $4.5 million for its previously announced fulfillment center in Shelby Township. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved the request Tuesday for the grant, which will help create 1,025 new jobs and bring a capital investment of up to $40 million into the northern Macomb County community, officials said. The Michigan Economic Development […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 275,250 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 275,250 square feet of office space located at 1414 E. Maple Road, Troy, Michigan. John Boyd and Grant Bruce of Signature Associates are the listing brokers representing the owner, Sure Holdings, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 825 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE IN ROOSEVELT PARK, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 825 square feet of office space located at 950 W. Norton Avenue, Roosevelt Park, Michigan. Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Park Rowe Building, LLC, and the tenant, Carbon Footprint Home Improvement. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,468 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE IN ROOSEVLET PARK, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,468 square feet of office space located at 950 W. Norton Avenue, Roosevelt Park, Michigan. Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Park Rowe Building, LLC, and the tenant, Johnson & Anderson. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 10.96 ACRES OF LAND IN YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 10.96 acres of land located at James L. Hart Parkway, Ypsilanti Township, Michigan to JRD Real Estate VI LLC. Steve Gordon and Jay Chavey of Signature Associates represented the seller, Demco 29, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 10,080 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TAYLOR, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—September 15, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 10,080 square feet of industrial space located at 12055 Universal Drive, Taylor, Michigan.   Ben Wilkiemeyer and Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, REA Construction, and tenant, Natural Way Lawn Services, Inc. Natural Way Lawn Services, Inc. has multiple locations in […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 28,750 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WARREN, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 28,750 square feet of industrial space located at 24660 Schoenherr Road, Warren, Michigan.   Ben Wilkiemeyer and Paul Saad of Signature Associates are the listing brokers representing the owner, Used Salvage Center. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 15,600 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN ROSEVILLE, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 15,600 square feet of industrial space located at 16452 Common, Roseville, Michigan from Eastland Industrial Park. Ben Wilkiemeyer and Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Natural Way Lawn Services, Inc., who was looking to expand their lease. Natural Way Lawn Services, Inc. has multiple locations in […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 8,400 SQUARE FOOT HOTEL IN EDMORE, MICHIGAN.

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 7,844 square foot hotel located at 1260 E. Main Street, Edmore, Michigan to Anthony Maxfield. Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the seller, J & SP Corporation. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Toledo, Ohio, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 52,940 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 52,940 square feet of office space located at 24800 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, Michigan. The building was sold to Symmetry Property Management & Realty Inc. They will be redeveloping and leasing a portion of the building to an office tenant. Buyer was represented by KJ Commercial.   Steve Gordon […]

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Move over mall walkers, fitness chains want to pump you up

Forget mall walking. Across America, fitness chains are hoping they can help ailing malls get healthy again by adding gyms — and even work out resorts to shopping centers. Some, may even be coming to Michigan. “The story has been written over and over that malls are dead,” said Jason Thunstrom, a vice president at […]

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Will southeast Michigan’s industrial rebound spread to Flint?

As southeast Michigan’s industrial economy improves, the market for buildings to house new and expanding companies is growing alongside it. Deals with Amazon, Renaissance Global Logistics and Fiat Chrysler are powering demand for industrial space, pushing prices up and available space down – and prompting hopes that the activity will extend north along the I-75 corridor to […]

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Long-term sustainable growth is possible, and Michigan is well-positioned for it

There’s no secret to economic development success. Today, we must renew our commitment to a long-term vision to build an economy that serves all Michigan residents, while remaining mindful of opportunities as they arise. In the intense competition to attract businesses, those of us in economic development often ask: How can we strengthen our partnerships […]

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Denso gets $950,000 grant from Michigan for N.A. headquarters expansion

Project to include $75 million and 120 jobs The state of Michigan will offer Denso International America Inc. a $950,000 grant as the Toyota-affiliated auto supplier expands its North American headquarters in suburban Detroit, Gov. Rick Snyder’s office said Thursday. Snyder met with Denso executives on the first day of his trade trip to Japan, […]

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Old Thunderbird Lanes bowling alley now rad office space

Thunderbird Lanes in Troy was for decades among the area’s most popular bowling alleys, the setting for countless children’s birthday parties and the 1980s “Beat the Champ” bowling show on WDIV-TV (Channel 4). Today, it is a unlikely magnet for clients and new millennial-generation employees of a fast-growing marketing agency that now has its headquarters there. Under pressure from the decline in the bowling business, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 20,440 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN STERLING HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 20,440 square feet of industrial space located at 5971 Product Drive, Sterling Heights, Michigan. Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the seller, Product Drive Ventures, while Kris Pawlowski, also of Signature Associates, represented the purchaser, NMC Land Company, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 10,754 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—September 8, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 10,754 square foot retail building located at 420 Harvey Street, Muskegon, Michigan to 8 Cedars Holdings, LLC. Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the seller, Sognefjord #523 Holding Corp. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,100 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—September 8, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,100 square feet of retail space located at 1971 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the tenant, CMA Candy Shops, LLC, doing business as Rocket Fizz.  This is their first Grand Rapids location and planning to […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 11,700 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 11,700 square feet of industrial space located at 1005 Troy Court, Troy, Michigan to GOMC Digital, who purchased it for their commercial digital screening printing business.   Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented the seller, NMC Land Company who grew into a 20,000 square foot building on Product […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 19,480 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 19,480 square feet of industrial space located at 2901 Auburn Road, Auburn Hills, Michigan. Kris Pawlowski and Joe Banyai of Signature Associates represented both the seller, D&F Property Management, and the purchaser, 2901, LLC. This is the second time Signature has sold this building. About Signature Associates Signature […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 16,595 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—September 8, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 16,595 square feet of office space located at 700 Terrace Point Drive, Muskegon, Michigan. Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the tenant, KL Acquisitions. KL Outdoors-GSC is the largest kayak producer in the world and is continuing its strong connection to Muskegon by making […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 129,807 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WARREN, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 129,807 square feet of industrial space located at 25250 Easy, Warren, Michigan to MB Aerospace Warren, LLC. Joe Hamway of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Osprey East Holdings MI II, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 21,887 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 21,887 square feet of office space located at 29444 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, Michigan. The ENCO Building is ideally located on Northwestern Highway with numerous nearby amenities plus nearby access to I-696, Lodge Freeway, and Telegraph Rd/US-23. The building offers partial open ceiling loft-like space for a modern, […]

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Royal Oak Approves $100M Plan for New City Center, Awards No-bid Contract to Private Developer

On Monday night, the seven-member Royal Oak Commission unanimously approved a plan to gift $5.5 million in public funds to Lansing-based Boji Group and its partners to build a private office tower on a city-owned parking lot along Third Street, just east of Main Street. The project, which has drawn the ire of nearby business […]

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As auction looms, Wayne County picks up pace of search for McLouth Steel site buyer

Wayne County officials are racing the clock to line up a responsible buyer for the defunct McLouth Steel site in Trenton before the tax-foreclosed property would have to be offered at the annual tax foreclosure auction in September — when a speculator could buy it and possibly leave it undeveloped for years. Khalil Rahal, Wayne […]

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Thousands of jobs, billions of investment headed for Pontiac, developers say

Pontiac’s leaders say the city is on the verge of making major strides toward a comeback as a major economic hub in Metro Detroit. The city’s resurgence, however, won’t be based on an over reliance on auto manufacturing this time, and instead supported by a series of developments and corporate moves diversifying its economy. “Pontiac has come […]

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Commercial development projects up in southeast Michigan

The number of nonresidential development projects in Southeast Michigan increased in 2016, up 11 percent from the previous year, according to data released by the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. The annually tracked data shows what SEMCOG considers a solid showing with 8.2 million square feet of floorspace completed and 11.4 million square feet under […]

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Maker of Solo cups plans $40M technical center in Michigan

A company that makes Solo and foam cups as well as plastic utensils and carryout containers is planning a $40 million technical and innovation center in Michigan. The project is planned at Dart Container Corp.’s campus in the Lansing-area community of Mason. The food and beverage packaging maker’s President Jim Lammers tells the Lansing State […]

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Manufacturing giant Masco unveils new Livonia headquarters

Richard Manoogian marveled at the new Masco world headquarters Monday morning, wondering what his father would think of it. The chairman emeritus and son of the company’s founder, Alex Manoogian, said he would be pleased at the growth his company has seen in recent years. “I cannot express how truly honored I am to be […]

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Steel Going Up For Hutchinson’s HQ Facility

As an update, construction on Hutchinson’s new 60,502 square foot corporate headquarters is moving along on schedule.  The $8 million development is located on property west of Cross Creek Parkway, south of University Drive.  Hutchinson will lease the facility from General Development Company upon completion. The project was approved by the City Council in late April, mass grading began in May, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 30,690 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—August 18, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 30,690 square feet of industrial space located at 2520 Schuette, Midland, Michigan from Total Distribution, Inc. John Hamburger and Julie Strong of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Zolman Restoration, who needed a large amount of warehouse space quickly to place furnishings, equipment, and fixtures […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 17,620 SQUARE FEET OF MULTI-FAMILY SPACE IN MELVINDALE, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the investment sale of 17,620 square feet of multi-family space located at 18932 Allen, Melvindale, Michigan. Justin Gaffrey, Griffin Pitcher, and Luke C. Timmis of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Court of Kings, and the purchaser, DNR Investments, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 20,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN

Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 20,000 square feet of industrial space located at 30210 Eight Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan to Stanaj Construction. Steve Kozak and Jim Montgomery of Signature Associates represented the seller, General Bearing Corporation. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 31,953 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WARREN, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—August 4, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 31,953 square feet of industrial space located at 23950 Ryan Road, Warren, Michigan. Joe Hamway of Signature Associates represented both the seller, AHH Investments Company, LLC, and the purchaser, Tire Gate Wholesale, Inc. Joe Banyai, also of Signature Associates represented the seller. About Signature […]

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SIGNATURE SOLD 20,076 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—August 4, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 20,076 square feet of industrial space located at 26580 W. Eight Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan to May Investment Group LLC. Dave Green and Joe Banyai of Signature Associates represented the seller, 8 Mile BDGI, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 14,400 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN ROMULUS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—August 4, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 14,400 square feet of industrial space located at 11505 Metro Airport Center Drive, Romulus, Michigan from Detroit Metro Airport Center LLC. Brad Viergever of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Florstar Sales, Inc. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, […]

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Michigan jobless rate falls to lowest level in 17 years

Michigan’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in June, the lowest it’s been in 17 years. Part of the reason for the decline is that there were fewer people in the labor force, officials said. Still, experts say the figures released Wednesday by the Department of Technology, Management and Budget indicate an overall positive trend […]

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Investors spy something special in St. Clair County

The 2013 renovation of Port Huron’s Thomas Edison Inn as a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel drew numerous benefits to St. Clair County, including the adjacent Blue Water Area Convention and Visitors Bureau and Baker College’s Culinary Institute of Michigan. But perhaps most importantly, the Hilton development planted a flag in the sand for investors from […]

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Black Rock Bar & Grill targets September opening in Davison Township

The long wait for the doors to open at Black Rock Bar & Grill in Davison Township is expected to soon come to an end. A message on the restaurant’s Facebook page states the business is scheduled to open by mid- to late-September, approximately one year after owner Lonny Morganroth was given the go-ahead for […]

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Southfield-based Lear Corp. Announces Detroit Office Plans

Southfield-based automotive seating supplier Lear Corp. today announced renovation plans for the Hemmeter Building located at 230 East Grand River Ave. in Detroit (Paradise Valley). The company plans to use floors four to seven for administrative office space, executive offices, and a new business incubation center; the remaining floors will be leased to business partners […]

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Work progresses on Amazon facility in Livonia

Internet retail giant Amazon gave a first look Wednesday inside the company’s new regional fulfillment center under construction in Livonia. When it opens this fall, the $90 million facility at 39000 Amrhein is expected to create 1,000 full-time jobs for workers who will pick, pack and ship large-sized customer orders. The goal is to be […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 21,191 SQUARE FEET OF HI-TECH/INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN SALINE, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—July 21, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 21,191 square feet of hi-tech/industrial space located at 1406-1410 E. Michigan Avenue, Saline, Michigan to French self-driving shuttle manufacturer Navya, Inc for their US headquarters. This will be their first location in America.   Jay Chavey and Craig Herschel of Signature Associates represented the […]

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SIGNATURE ASSOCIATES ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGED PROPERTIES AND NAMES JOHN HAMBURGER DIRECTOR OF ADVISORY AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—July 13, 2017— Signature Associates is pleased to announce the addition of four new properties, including two landmark properties, to its managed portfolio.  Signature has added Birmingham Place, at 401 S. Old Woodward Avenue, a 250,000 sf mixed-use property containing 110,000 sf of office and retail and 142 high-end condominiums, as well as the […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 270,144 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN MOUNT CLEMENS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—July 21, 2017— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 270,144 square feet of industrial space located at 237 N. River Road, Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Joe Hamway and John Boyd of Signature Associates are the listing brokers representing the owner who is interested in a sale or lease.  The building sits on 67 […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 2.18 ACRES OF LAND IN WEST BLOOMFIELD, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—July 21, 2017— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 2.18 acres of land located at Haggerty Rd, West Bloomfield, Michigan.  The site is ideally located on Haggerty Road, just north of Maple Road.  Office and commercial uses are possible in this prime location. Chris Secontine and Marvin Petrous of Signature Associates are […]

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Oakland County’s Emerging Sectors Program Reaches $4 Billion Investment Milestone

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has announced that four June investments in the Emerging Sectors business attraction program totaling $367 million have pushed the program to more $4 billion of total investment since its creation in 2004. European advanced electronics companies Elektrobit and Autoliv Electronics America both contributed to last month’s investments, and will […]

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Cobo Center Lands Detroit Auto Show Through 2025

Cobo Center — and the City of Detroit — can breathe easy knowing that the convention center will continue to host the Detroit auto show for the next eight years. That means the North American International Auto Show, arguably Detroit’s most widely recognized events, will continue to take place at the convention center through 2025. […]

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Redevelopment Plans for Old Kmart HQ Could be Unveiled Next Year

The owner of the former Kmart corporate headquarters in Troy says redevelopment plans for the massive property could be finished and unveiled in the near future. Forbes Co. of Southfield is “engaging in a master planning process” for the 40-acre site at 100 W. Big Beaver Road, across from the Somerset Collection, and expects to present a […]

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United Shore to Move Headquarters to Pontiac

Nation’s No. 1 wholesale mortgage lender and Top 50 workplace to build out 60-acre campus featuring state-of-the-art amenities United Shore, home to No. 1 wholesale lender United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) and the fastest-growing independent mortgage lender in the country, announced today at its company rally that it will move its corporate headquarters to Pontiac in the summer […]

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Panera Bread Opening Bay City Location

Panera Bread is bringing its healthy sandwiches and salads to Bay County. The restaurant chain plans to open a location at the intersection of Wilder and State Street Road where The Bellows used to operate. There are five buildings on the property, including an e-cigarette company, that will be demolished for the new development. Bruce […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 9,425 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN MEARS, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—July 7, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 9,425 square foot retail building located at 8587 W. Silver Lake Road, Mears, Michigan to Felbaum Properties, LLC. Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the seller, Parkside Store, Inc. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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Sterling Heights’ Key Safety Systems to purchase Takata assets in bankruptcy

For Takata, the bankruptcy is a stunning fall from grace.  Founded in 1933 in Japan, it grew to become the world’s largest air bag maker. Beleaguered Japanese airbag supplier Takata filed for bankruptcy Sunday night in the U.S. and Japan, saying it also has reached a deal to sell most of its assets to Sterling […]

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FEV expands in Auburn Hills, will add 250 workers

Engineering and design consultant FEV North America has begun a $27-million expansion of its Auburn Hills laboratories and offices that is expected to create 250 jobs once finished. The centerpiece of the 25,600-square-foot expansion will be a vehicle emissions testing center featuring a chassis dynamometer, where vehicles can be driven on rolls in simulated driving conditions. The center is scheduled […]

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Trenton secures loan to buy McLouth Steel site

The Michigan Strategic Fund approved a $3.2 million loan for Trenton on Tuesday to buy the former McLouth Steel and start investigating environmental cleanup costs at the site. Trenton City Manager Jim Wagner said Tuesday the loan will help the city pay for a full environmental assessment of the 188-acre plot and to market the […]

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Search for new office space brings Ford Motor to downtown Ann Arbor

Ford Motor Co. is advancing its software capabilities with an Ann Arbor office devoted entirely to new projects in the mobility industry. Aaron Rajda is IT director for the new Ann Arbor office known as FordLabs and said it is a more specialized unit of the company with a focus on software development and implementation. […]

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Autoliv to consolidate 4 operations into single site in Southfield

Autoliv ASP Inc. plans to invest $22.6 million to consolidate four Southeast Michigan operations into one location in Southfield. The consolidation is an effort to house the entire electronics operations of the auto supplier under one roof, while also allowing for hiring growth. The project is expected to result in 384 new engineering jobs,  which […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 27,500 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN HOWELL, MICHIGAN TO KELLER WILLIAMS

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 29, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 27,500 square feet of office space located at 645 W. Grand River Ave, Howell, Michigan. Signature Associates represented both the landlord and the tenant at this prestigious 3-story, 108,000 square foot office building located in downtown Howell.  The tenant, Keller Williams Realty Brighton is […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 49,639 SQUARE FEET OF HI-TECH SPACE IN ROCHESTER, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 29, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 49,639 square feet of hi-tech space located at 1505 W. Hamlin Rd Rochester, Michigan to WJRC, LLC. Kris Pawlowski and John Boyd of Signature Associates represented the seller, AJSS, LLC. Jenoptik built a new facility in Rochester Hills and moved its’ operations out of […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 24,582 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 29, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 24,582 square feet of industrial space located at 1101 Allen Road, Troy, Michigan.  John Boyd and Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Iron Point Troy Industrial, LLC and the tenant, Re-Source Partners.     About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 17,479 SQUARE FEET OF HI-TECH SPACE IN ROCHESTER HILLS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 29, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 17,479 square feet of hi-tech space located at 1606 Star Batt, Rochester Hills, Michigan. Paul Hoge and Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Twin Hills Center, LLC.  Paul Hoge and Dave Miller, also of Signature Associates, represented the tenant, Kamax (www.kamax.com).   […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 292,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN REDFORD, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 29, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 292,000 square feet of industrial space located at 12201 – 12281 Beech Daly, Redford, Michigan to EJB Equity, LLC. Steve Gordon and Bruce Morrison of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Redford Trade Center, LLC and the purchaser, EJB Equity, LLC. About Signature Associates […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,913 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—June 16, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,913 square feet of retail space located at 6750 Kalamazoo Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Neptune Management Corp. This is the first time Neptune Management has entered the Michigan market.  They have worked with Signature Associates […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 10,325 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WATERFORD, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 16, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 10,325 square feet of industrial space located at 4565-4575 Dixie Highway, Waterford, Michigan. Brad Viergever and Joe Banyai of Signature Associates represented the purchaser, Hoover Investments, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 20,669 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 16, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 20,669 square feet of industrial space located at 312 Park Street, Troy, Michigan to 5 Star Sports & Training Center, LLC, a sports training and conditioning facility.  Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Park Street, LLC.     About Signature Associates Signature […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 20,064 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 16, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 20,064 square feet of industrial space located at 301 Park Street, Troy, Michigan to Legacy Industrial Electric. Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented the landlord, 301 Park Street, LLC.     About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 105 ACRES OF VACANT LAND IN ST. CLAIR, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 15, 2017— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of St. Clair Industrial Park, 105 acres of vacant land located on Range Road, St. Clair, Michigan, by the Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair.  Paul Saad and Ben Wilkiemeyer of Signature Associates are the listing brokers representing the owner, the City of St. […]

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Marty Maier Joins The Signature Associates Industrial Division

Marty is a Sales Associate for Signature Associates’ Industrial Division.  He specializes in industrial sales and leasing along the I-75 corridor.  In this capacity, he markets properties for clients, creates comprehensive property reporting, and advises building owners on the best course of action in order to maximize their return on investment. Marty strives to attract […]

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i.M. Branded Bringing Jobs and Innovation to Pontiac

Anyone driving on I-75 lately who glances up at the Chrysler World Headquarters and Technology Center has seen the work of i.M. Branded. The Michigan-based company creates the eye-catching 18,000 sq. ft. graphics that wrap the side of the building, as well as thousands of other unique graphic displays and commercial furniture for automotive clients […]

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Spirit of Detroit Plaza Opens to Public Today at Woodward and Jefferson

The new 20,000-square-foot Spirit of Detroit plaza was unveiled today by officials who said the public space could become a permanent fixture, bringing a robust downtown scene closer to the riverfront area. “We are committed to making downtown and the riverfront a gathering place for all Detroiters and a place everyone can come,” said Mayor Mike Duggan […]

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Grupo Antolin Breaks Ground on USD 61 Million Facility in Shelby Township

Grupo Antolin, which specializes in the production of automotive interiors recently broke ground for its new factory in the United States. The new plant will be located in the Cherry Creek Industrial Park in Shelby Township, Michigan. The company will be investing USD 61.2 million in the factory which will cover 360,000 square feet and […]

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Silverdome Demolition Hits Another Bump

The long-awaited demolition of the Pontiac Silverdome hit another bump, with the city attorney seeking a one-week adjournment in a hearing to determine the method and date for the end of the arena. A motion hearing was set for Wednesday to allow Triple Investment Group LLC, the property owners, to meet the terms of a […]

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Autoliv To Expand Parking To Facilitate Growth

Swedish-based Autoliv has submitted plans to construct a parking lot expansion containing 124 new parking spaces in the rear of their North American headquarters located at 1320 Pacific Drive.  The new parking will increase the number of spaces at the site to 589.  The additional parking is needed to accommodate Autoliv’s growing business. Autoliv is a Fortune 500 company and one […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 15 ACRES OF VACANT LAND IN MELVINDALE, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 15.00 acres of vacant land located at 3691 Greenfield Road, Melvindale, Michigan.  Justin Gaffrey of Signature Associates represented the seller, Rudy Adam.  Brad Viergever, also of Signature Associates, represented the purchaser, Marathon Petroleum Company.     About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 7,000 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 7,000 square feet of office space located at 26777-26999 Central Park Boulevard, Southfield, Michigan. Grant Bruce and Steve Gordon of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Siena Heights University who is based in Adrian, Michigan. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 5,951 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 5,951 square feet of retail build-to-suit space located at 1100 & 1170 28th Street, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah, Angela Thomas and David Miller of Signature Associates represented the tenant, DriveTime Car Sales Company, LLC.  Joe Rizqallah represented the landlord, IE Investments, LLC. […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 7,122 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WARREN, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 7,122 square feet of industrial space located at 12900-12978 Ten Mile Road, Warren, Michigan to Banner Broach and Machine, LLC.  Ben Wilkiemeyer and Paul Saad of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Forterra Associates, LLC.     About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 8,449 SQUARE FEET OF HI-TECH SPACE IN WARREN, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 8,449 square feet of hi-tech space located at 24705 Mound Road, Warren, Michigan. Ben Wilkiemeyer and Peter Walocko of Signature Associates represented the landlord, 24705 Mound, LLC.  Ben Wilkiemeyer also represented the tenant, North American Specialized Transport Corp.     About Signature Associates Signature […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 3,200 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,200 square feet of industrial space located at 1210-1280 Souter Drive, Troy, Michigan. Joe Banyai of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Nagle Paving and the tenant, Express Medical Equipment, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 3,200 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,200 square feet of industrial space located at 1210-1280 Souter Drive, Troy, Michigan. Joe Banyai of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Nagle Paving and the tenant, Cobra Metal Fabricating, Inc. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 151,074 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN PONTIAC, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 151,074 square feet of industrial space located at 2040 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, Michigan. John Boyd of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Pontiac Central LLC and the tenant, I.M Branded.  I.M Branded is relocating it’s corporate headquarters to this facility with plans to add […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 13,100 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN NEW BALTIMORE, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 13,100 square feet of retail space located at 35248 Cricklewood Boulevard, New Baltimore, Michigan. Ben Wilkiemeyer and Joe Banyai of Signature Associates are the listing brokers representing the owner, Beverly Kaiser.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 30,152 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 30,152 square feet of industrial space located at 31900 Sherman Drive, Madison Heights, Michigan. Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Kemp & Sherman Company and the tenant, Stec USA, Inc.  This transaction represents an expansion for the global automotive supplier.   […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 6,285 SQUARE FEET OF HI-TECH SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—May 26, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 6,285 square feet of hi-tech space located at 1095 Crooks Road, Troy, Michigan.  John Boyd and Grant Bruce of Signature Associates represented the tenant, VDL Steelweld Michigan LLC.  John Boyd also represented the landlord, SunTel Properties, LLC.     About Signature Associates Signature Associates […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 31,549 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—May 26, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 31,549 square feet of industrial space located at 1401 Axtell, Troy, Michigan.  John Boyd and Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the purchaser, Perspectives Properties LLC.       About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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Marvin Petrous Joins The Signature Associates Retail Division

Signature Associates is pleased to announce that Marvin Petrous has joined our Retail Division as a Sales Associate. Marvin will focus on properties on the Westside of Metro Detroit.  He brings over 20 years of experience working with the retail industry to his position at Signature Associates.  Marvin is energetic, passionate, knowledgeable and professional, always […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 7,850 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN WARREN, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—May 12, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 7,850 square feet of industrial space located at 11474 Nine Mile Road, Warren, Michigan to Albaghdadi Food Inc. who purchased the building to expand its food processing for distribution.  Paul Saad and Ben Wilkiemeyer of Signature Associates represented the seller, Awkal’s LLC.     […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 20,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN LAPEER, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—May 12, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 20,000 square feet of industrial space located at 195 Demille, Lapeer, Michigan.  Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Illinois Tool Works, Inc. and the purchaser, Great Lakes MP Corp.     About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 12,672 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—May 5, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 12,672 square foot industrial building located at 623-639 Clay Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan to Real Equities, LLC. Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the seller, L & K Company, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 31,200 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN ROMULUS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—May 5, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 31,200 square feet of industrial space located at 27850 Wick Road, Romulus, Michigan.  Brad Viergever of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Saxton Realty LLC and the purchaser, 27850 Wick Road LLC.     About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 38,640 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN PLYMOUTH, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—May 5, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 38,640 square feet of industrial space located at 41100 Plymouth Road, Plymouth, Michigan to Party City Corporation.  Larry Kelly of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Plymouth 1848 LLC.       About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE ASSOCIATES HOSTS COMPANY-WIDE VOLUNTEER EVENT AT GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 24, 2017— Signature Associates company-wide volunteer effort with 81 Signature professionals from our eight regional offices along with their friends and families gathered at Gleaners Community Food Bank on April 21, in downtown Detroit. Signature Team Cares worked together to touch over 24,000 Southeastern Michigan residents by redistributing and packing food along with […]

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Crain’s Detroit Business Releases 2016 Big Deals – Signature Tops Lists

On April 3 2017, Crain’s Detroit Business released their 2016 Big Deal Lists and Signature Associates topped all three lists for the most big deals in each category.  Signature Associates represented over one-third of all deals completed in 2016 (over 40% industrial leases / over 28% office leases / over 26% local sales). This speaks […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 2,160 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—April 14, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 2,160 square foot office building located at 162 E. Apple Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan. Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the seller, Gene S. Logan Trust, and the purchaser, Muskegon Budz, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 38,400 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 14, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease renewal of 38,400 square feet of industrial space located at 1352-1374 Rankin, Troy, Michigan to Super Fair Cellular, Inc. John Boyd, Paul Hoge and Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Iron Point Troy Industrial.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 44,975 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 14, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 44,975 square feet of industrial space located at 1140 Centre, Auburn Hills, Michigan. Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Munro Realty, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan and Toledo, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 3,478 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—April 6, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,478 square feet of retail  space located at 746 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Miguel’s Construction, LLC, and the tenant, Dynamic Essence Chiropractic Center.  Dynamic Essence Chiropractic Center is the first business venture for […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 35,856 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN BIG RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

BIG RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—April 6, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 35,856 square foot retail building located at 706 Perry Avenue, Big Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the seller, Blackmer-Cosgrove, LLC, and the purchaser, Cocca Development.  Developer is out of Youngstown, Ohio.  They will be leasing the space to Dunham […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 32 ACRES OF VACANT LAND IN NOVI, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 6, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 32.00 acres of hi-tech land located on Twelve Mile Road, Novi, Michigan. Joe Hamway and Peter Vanderkaay of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Madias Brothers Inc., and the purchaser, A123 Systems.  A123 Systems, LLC develops and manufactures lithium ion phosphate batteries and energy […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 15,040 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 6, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 15,040 square feet of industrial space located at 1350 Piedmont Drive, Troy, Michigan.  Paul Hoge and John Boyd of Signature Associates represented the seller, Wayne Huron Piedmont, LLC.  Joe Hamway, also of Signature Associates, represented the purchaser, Falcon SJD Investments, LLC.     About […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 10,800 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN STERLING HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 6, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 10,800 square feet of industrial space located at 40735 Brentwood Drive, Sterling Heights, Michigan.  Joe Hamway of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Chrome Inc and the purchaser, DV Brentwood LLC.     About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 21,875 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 6, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 21,875 square feet of industrial space located at 7155 Camino Maquiladora, San Diego, California. Brad Viergever of Signature Associates represented the tenant, ProTrans International, Inc. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan and […]

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EXCLUSIVE INDUSTRY EVENT ATTRACTS COMMUNITY LEADERS AND REGION’S TOP BROKERS

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 3, 2017— The Birmingham Bloomfield community gathered at The Woodward on the historic corner of West Maple and Old Woodward on Wednesday, March 29 to celebrate the official opening of 55 W. Maple Rd. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held with the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce and The Surnow Company followed by […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 88,886 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—March 24, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the investment sale of 88,886 square feet of industrial space located at 1600-1630 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy, Michigan.  Paul Hoge and John Boyd of Signature Associates represented the seller, Iron Point Troy Industrial, LLC.  John Boyd also represented the purchaser, DB1600, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 32,980 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—March 24, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 32,980 square feet of industrial space located at 950 Maplelawn Drive, Troy, Michigan to Suburban Maplelawn 10, LLC.  John Boyd and Paul Hoge of Signature Associates represented the seller, Iron Point Troy Industrial, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 27,730 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN ROCHESTER HILLS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—March 24, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 27,730 square feet of industrial space located at 2700 Bond Street, Rochester Hills, Michigan to Lightning Technologies, LLC.  Paul Hoge and Joe Banyai of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Jay-R Development.  The landlord is an entity owned by Ari-El Enterprises, an active and premier […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 75,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—March 24, 2017— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 75,000 square feet of industrial space located at 1451 E. Lincoln Avenue, Madison Heights, Michigan.  Paul Hoge and Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates are the listing brokers representing the owner, First Industrial Realty Trust. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 8,000 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN CLINTON TWP., MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—March 24, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 8,000 square feet of industrial space located at 19721-19775 Fifteen Mile Road, Clinton Twp., Michigan.  Paul Saad and Ben Wilkiemeyer of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Trout Properties LLC and the tenant, Sled Alley.  Sled Alley expanded from 4,000 sq. ft. into 8,000 […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 19.40 ACRES OF INDUSTRIAL LAND IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—March 3, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 19.40 acres of industrial land located at 3295 Lapeer Road, Auburn Hills, Michigan. Paul Hoge and Bruce A. Morrison of Signature Associates represented the seller, Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services.  Paul Hoge also represented the purchaser, Kemp & Peyerk Company who is a […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 12,633 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN SHELBY TWP., MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—March 3, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 12,633 square feet of industrial space located at 50570 Wing Drive, Shelby Twp., Michigan. Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented the tenant, O.ME.R North America.  O.ME.R North America is based in Italy and is a manufacturer of railway interiors from subways to high-speed trains.  […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 8,280 SQUARE FOOT INVESTMENT PROPERTY AND BUSINESS OPPPORTUNITY IN WYOMING, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—March 3, 2017—Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of an 8,280 square foot investment property and business opportunity located at 3900 Division Avenue S., Wyoming, Michigan to Satnam Properties One, LLC. Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the seller, Akel, Inc. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, […]

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