Lockton Opens Downtown Detroit Office to Accommodate Growth
Posted By: dbusiness on July 26, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Lockton, an insurance brokerage firm headquartered in Kansas City, has announced a new office in downtown Detroit designed to increase its footprint in the city and accommodate its growing team. Set in the heart of the historic Paradise Valley […]
Demos now starting, clearing way for big suburban projects
Out with the old, in with the new. That’s the theme behind a few demolition projects underway in the suburbs to make way for more than $300 million in new development across two very different sectors. In Birmingham, a handful of single-story buildings at the corner of Brown Street and Old Woodward Avenue have been […]
Downtown Birmingham sees surprise surge of new retailers
While some downtowns, malls and shopping centers struggle to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on in-person shopping and office space needs, Oakland County’s downtown Birmingham is emerging as a bright spot. The sidewalks and parking structures are busy once again with visitors and downtown workers on lunch break, and at least eight retailers and four new food establishments have in recent […]
New seafood-centric restaurant opening in Birmingham
A new restaurant with a heavy influence on seafood from the Mediterranean is set to open in downtown Birmingham. Debuting Wednesday is Mare Mediterranean, a seafood-forward restaurant with an influence from Greek, Italian and Spanish flavors. Restaurateur Nino Cutraro partnered with Jay Feldman of the Feldman Automotive Group to open the new spot. Cutraro also owns nearby […]
Mixed-use building set for Junior League site
A mixed-use three-story building is planned for the former Junior League of Birmingham site, and has received preliminary site plan approval by the Birmingham Planning Board. The new building, to be located at 460 N. Old Woodward, received unanimous recommended preliminary site plan approval from the planning board in late July, with conditions that must […]
Plan for home furnishings retailer RH in downtown Birmingham moves forward
Two years after Birmingham voters nixed a proposal to build a new parking deck that would help bring RH (formerly Restoration Hardware) to downtown, another plan appears closer to reality. The city’s planning board voted Wednesday to recommend approval of the final site plan and special land use permit for the building that would house […]
Bella Piatti owner to open seafood concept Mare Mediterranean in Birmingham
Signature Associates is proud to be a part of this transaction. A new, modern seafood restaurant with Greek, Italian and Spanish influences is coming to downtown Birmingham later this year. Bella Piatti owner Nino Cutraro has teamed up with Jay Feldman of Feldman Automotive to open Mare Mediterranean where Cameron’s Steakhouse was at 115 Willits. Cutraro […]
RH submits new plans for site in Birmingham
RH, also known as Restoration Hardware, has submitted a preliminary site plan, special land use permit request and a community impact study for a new four-story mixed use building at the southwest corner of S. Old Woodward and Brown streets in Birmingham, which is on the city planning board’s Wednesday, March 24, agenda. The preliminary […]
Emagine to take over operations at Birmingham 8 theater
The Birmingham 8 movie theater has joined the Emagine family. Emagine Entertainment Inc. said Tuesday it has acquired the downtown Birmingham movie theater, effective immediately. The theater is not expected to undergo any changes to its interior or to its marquee, but it is getting a new name: Birmingham 8, Powered by Emagine. “We are pleased to […]
Sidecar Slider Bar’s new triple concept opens in Birmingham with pizza and cocktails
A trio of restaurants have opened up in downtown Birmingham where Mitchell’s Seafood once was. Sidecar Slider Bar, Shift and Slice Pizza Kitchen are three different concepts under one roof. In addition to variety, the new destination will offer something the area has little of: late-night dining. The kitchen is planning to stay open until […]
SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 6,780 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 18, 2019— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 6,780 square feet of retail space located at 670 S. Old Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, Michigan. Angela Thomas and Erica Dunlap, the ÆRES Team of Signature Associates, are the listing brokers representing the owners, Azar and Hormoz Allzadeh. About ÆRES Team The ÆRES […]
SIGNATURE LEASES 3,931 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 10, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,931 square feet of industrial space located at 2450 Cole Street, Birmingham, Michigan. Angela Thomas and Erica Dunlap, the ÆRES Team of Signature Associates, represented the tenant, Functional Fitness Group, LLC. About ÆRES Team The ÆRES Team was born in 2017 with the […]
SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 5,344 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—July 30, 2019— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 5,344 square feet of retail space located at 100 S. Old Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, Michigan. This is the hottest corner in Downtown Birmingham. We are excited to attract the right tenant to the space and are focusing efforts on luxury brand retailers. […]
Varsity Shop demolition expected to begin soon
In 2016, Signature negotiated the contract on behalf of the client and closed on this project. Our innovative process combined consulting, marketing & transactional services to best manage and support our client’s needs. The Varsity Shop property at 277 Pierce St. in Birmingham may start coming down soon, the city says. It is owned […]
Birmingham’s massive Bates Street development project hinges on public approval
he Birmingham City Commission approved on Monday night a development agreement with Woodward Bates Partners for one of the largest projects ever proposed in the city, but with conditions. The project, which involves public and private components including demolition and reconstruction of a North Woodward parking structure, extension of Bates Street, a public plaza, and multiple […]
Panera to close downtown Birmingham location, open first spot in Royal Oak
Panera Bread Co. is planning to pack it up in downtown Birmingham and move to a new location in Royal Oak. The bakery-cafe will close its 100 N. Old Woodward Ave. shop “sometime in June or July” and move to the new Woodward Corners development at 13 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue headed by Beaumont […]
Retail magnet: Birmingham to use data to pull in national, regional stores
Birmingham — home to a 96 percent retail occupancy rate and 60 salons — has hired a new consultant to target specific regional and national retailers to help create the right downtown mix. And luring more restaurants isn’t a priority. The city’s Birmingham Shopping District employed Bloomfield Township-based CC Consulting starting March 7 to recruit […]
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