Aircraft Engine Forging Market to Reach $22B by 2028
Posted By: DBusiness on October 30, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. The aircraft engine forging market is likely to grow 7.2 percent and reach a level of $22 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Detroit-based global market research firm Stratview Research. The report breaks down the aircraft […]
Private equity takes a shine to the car wash business in Michigan
Posted By: The Detroit News on October 27, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. New car washes are popping up throughout Metro Detroit, with operators attracted by the outlets’ reoccurring revenue and customers drawn to their convenience and flexibility. For example, Jax Kar Wash recently opened a new location in Oak Park, […]
Metro Detroit sees boom in industrial development
Posted By: Detroit News on August 17, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. One recent afternoon, workers at LM Manufacturing in southwest Detroit stood at their stations on the production line, each doing their part to assemble seating for the Ford Bronco and Ford Ranger. After launching production last month, three shifts […]
Packin’ up: Self-storage spaces grow into new places in Metro Detroit
Posted By: The Detroit News on August 14, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Metro Detroit’s self-storage industry is growing in unorthodox places as people look for places to store their stuff. Once located off the beaten path, these facilities are now more visible in repurposed buildings, as the need for other […]
Kellogg Co. says cereal business spinoff will happen in fourth quarter
Posted By: The Detroit News on August 9, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Battle Creek-based Kellogg Co. said Wednesday that its planned split into two companies is on track to be finalized in the fourth quarter of this year. At an investor day event, company officials said the split will create […]
Lansing’s Biggby Coffee on Track to Have 500 Stores by Year’s End
Posted By: DBUSINESS on August 14, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Biggby Coffee, based in Lansing, currently has more than 360-unit coffeehouse franchises and has seen 43 new franchise agreements signed and 31 new stores opened so far this year. “Currently, we have 361 stores open and around another 140 in […]
Bollinger Motors gets $3M grant to expand Michigan facilities, add jobs
Posted By: The Detroit News on July 25, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Oak Park-based electric commercial vehicle company Bollinger Motors Inc. has been awarded $3 million from the state in support of its plan to add up to 237 new jobs and invest $44 million in its Oak Park and […]
U-M Report: Oakland County Economy Projected to Rebound
Posted By: DBUSINESS on May 8, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Oakland County’s economy is expected to return to normal this year and has a “solidly positive outlook” over the next few years, according to a new report from economists at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. As one […]
Retail sector heading in the right direction
Posted By: REjournals on April 27, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Tight vacancy rates. Resilience. And growth. These are all positives of the U.S. retail sector according to the latest research from Cushman & Wakefield. According to a first-quarter report from Cushman & Wakefield, the U.S. retail sector started 2023 riding the […]
Against the grain: These retailers are adding stores in Michigan
Posted By: The Detroit News on March 10, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. For more than a decade, a former Kmart store sat vacant in the Utica Park Place shopping center on Hall Road. The 61,000-square-foot space finally got a new use this past fall with the opening of the […]
Amazon’s belt-tightening affects towns across the country
Posted By: The Detroit News on March 7, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Last year, Amazon planned to open a new warehouse in Florida’s state capital, creating 1,000 jobs. The company bought up so much concrete and acquired so many sprinter vans in anticipation of the project that local business […]
Chinese LiDAR Firm RoboSense Opens North American HQ in Plymouth Township
Posted By: DBUSINESS on October 21, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Jason Stough of Signature Associates was proud to be a part of this deal. RoboSense, a provider of smart LiDAR sensor systems based in Shenzhen, China, today announced the opening of its North American headquarters at 46057 Five Mile […]
Michigan Strategic Fund Approves Projects Totaling 1,869 Jobs, $550M in Investment
Posted By: DBUSINESS on October 26, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) in Lansing announced Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) approval of a wide range of new projects, that, in total, could create 1,869 jobs and generate more than $550 million in investment in the state. […]
Sprawling building gets new life as a plant to retread tires
Posted By: The Blade on October 18, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. They call him “Coach.” Jim Jones, co-founder of a 19-year-old business called JAM Fleet Service, prefers that title and not because he once coached Sylvania Northview High School’s varsity wrestling team. He’s an unconventional owner of an unconventional business […]
Detroit economy overcoming pandemic challenges, faces recession fears, UM report says
Posted By: The Detroit News on August 25, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. The city’s economy is expected to recover from pandemic-related challenges faster than Michigan or the United States overall, even as new recession threats loom, University of Michigan researchers predict. The Detroit Economic Outlook for 2021-27 notes that […]
Michigan’s small businesses had a growth spurt in 2021, highest new job count in two decades
Michigan customers had lots of options to support a new, small business in 2021. They could get a “Millennial Lunchable” in Saginaw, an “all-beef dirty water plain dog” in Kalamazoo or BYOC — bring your own container — and fill up on cosmetics in Ann Arbor. Despite a labor shortage and a wave of resignations defining the first year after coronavirus […]
Dana project planned for Napoleon
Projects recently approved by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority include one in northwest Ohio involving Dana, Inc., the Ohio governor’s office announced. Dana Light Axle Manufacturing LLC expects to create 175 full-time positions, generating $7.4 million in new annual payroll as a result of the company’s new project in Napoleon, the announcement stated. Dana Light […]
New production facility expected to create 135 jobs in Defiance
The Regional Growth Partnership has announced a new $49-million Defiance manufacturing facility expected to start operations early next year. APackaging Group (APG), an Azusa, Calif.-based cosmetics packaging company, is expected to hire 135 people to produce up to 500 million plastic dispensing pumps for the health and beauty industries at the new facility, the Northwest […]
GR, Wyoming, Kentwood seek development opportunities along South Division corridor
Planning officials in Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Wyoming hope a nearly completed study will help spur redevelopment along South Division Avenue after a highly touted bus rapid transit project failed to deliver on its economic development promises. Involving local residents and community leaders to share their vision for the future was a key aspect to […]
Western Lucas County growth steady for decades
A housing community the size of Waterside Sylvania needs to be located on the outskirts or builders will run out of space. “This is the very edge of Sylvania Township,” said JP Ankney, co-owner of Gulfstream Development, as he walked along Windward Drive and Montauk Court within the Waterside Sylvania community. “That field over there is […]
FARMINGTON EARNS STATE ‘REDEVELOPMENT READY’ HONORS
The City of Farmington has earned a state certification that brands the community as “Redevelopment Ready.” Elizabeth King, Senior Redevelopment Ready Communities Planner at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), presented the award during Monday’s electronic city council meeting. “Normally, we would have a really fun event, and we would all be together,” she said, […]
Michigan Moves Up 19 Spots in Chief Executive Magazine’s Best and Worst States for Business List
Michigan is now No. 13 in Chief Executive magazine’s 16th annual Best and Worst States for Business survey, released this week. The state jumped 19 spots, one of the biggest single-year moves in the ranking’s history. According to Chief Executive, CEOs who selected Michigan as the best state for doing business cited the workforce, regulatory environment, overall favorable business […]
Production Tool Supply Company Expands Headquarters & Operations in Novi
Production Tool Supply Company, a leading supplier and distributor of industrial tools, is establishing a new headquarters and fulfillment center Novi, Michigan. To keep pace with current and future growth, the company plans to build a North American headquarters and fulfillment center in the city of Novi, according to Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The company will utilize […]
11 Toledo area firms among Inc. magazine’s list of fastest growing companies
Eleven companies in northwest Ohio have been named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. The new list, which was released Wednesday, includes eight firms that are on the list for the first time, along with one Toledo firm that is making its appearance on the Inc. 5000 for the […]
Pontiac back on track, mayor says, citing growth, business
A decade after the state declared a financial emergency in the city, Pontiac is attracting more businesses, on the road to ridding blight and poised for growth, Mayor Deirdre Waterman said Wednesday. “Families and new companies … are increasingly choosing to make their home in Pontiac,” the mayor told an audience during her State of the […]
FCA division will invest $12.6M, create 106 jobs in Oakland County
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Magneti Marelli components business plans to invest $12.6 million and create 106 new jobs in Oakland County. As a result of the planned investment, the Michigan Strategic Fund board approved an almost $1.6-million Michigan Business Development Program grant this week for the company. “The company is hiring new employees, constructing new labs […]
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