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Bedrock buys Millender Center, parking garage and retail atrium

Posted By: The Detroit News on June 5, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Bedrock has added another downtown building to its portfolio — this one connected to General Motors Co.’s Renaissance Center, now under review with Bedrock for its next iteration. Mortgage mogul Dan Gilbert’s real estate management said Wednesday it […]

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New $80M Mixed-use Building Coming to Downtown Birmingham

Posted By: DBUSINESS on May 9, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Boji Group today announced the construction of a new $80 million, mixed-use building at 370 Brown St. in downtown Birmingham that will include residential units, office space anchored by JPMorgan Chase, and rooftop amenities. The modern four-story structure, totaling 135,000 […]

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Lakeside Mall to close this summer ahead of redevelopment

Posted By: The Detroit News on May 1, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. The owner of Lakeside Mall has set July 1 as its closing date, paving the way for a $1 billion redevelopment of the Sterling Heights site. Miami-based Lionheart Capital’s retail subsidiary Out of the Box Ventures announced the […]

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A Decade Of Demolition Without Substantial Development Has Reset Retail

Posted By: BISNOW on April 28, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. A great recalibration of the country’s retail footprint has been underway for years, as bankruptcies have roiled some of the most beloved stores and restaurant chains. Now, as other sectors of CRE stumble and slow, retail has stabilized as a result. […]

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Burlington Stores Signs Lease at Oakland Square in Troy, Opens This Fall

Posted By: DBUSINESS on April 26, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Burlington Stores Inc., a national discount retailer, has chosen Oakland Square near John R and 14 Mile Road as the site for its first store in the Troy market, a 220,000-square-foot facility expected to open this fall. Burlington joins HomeGoods, […]

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Express to sell off most of its stores, including one at Franklin Park Mall

Posted By: Toledo Blade on April 22, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Express Inc. — once a trendsetter of casual office attire that has struggled to compete with the likes of Zara and H&M — has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Columbus-based retailer, founded in 1980, also said Monday […]

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What Rose Hotel project means for downtown Rockford

Posted By: woodtv.com on April 4, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Project leaders hope a hotel coming to downtown Rockford will help spur further growth. The Rose Hotel is planned for 12 S. Main Street near Bridge Street in Rockford. The 54-room hotel has been years in the making, with Wheeler […]

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Inside Muskegon food hall being built in historic bank building

Posted By: mlive on March 27, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Core Plaza is reimagining an historic building in downtown Muskegon that was once the city’s premiere bank. Located at 221 W. Webster Ave., the old bank National Lumberman’s Bank building is now being converted into a multi-use complex that plans to include […]

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Schoolcraft College in Livonia in Talks to Add Nino Salvaggio Market North of Campus

Posted By: DBUSINESS on March 6, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Schoolcraft College in Livonia and Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace, which owns and operates four gourmet markets in metro Detroit, are in talks to potentially add a new retail market with educational capacities on Schoolcraft’s main campus in Livonia. A non-binding […]

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Old Royal Oak industrial site sold, set for makeover into retail

Signature Associates’ Joe Banyai and Ben Wilkiemeyer represented the seller.  Signature is proud to have been a part of this amazing deal! For more information, please click here to read the source article. Posted By: Crain’s Detroit Business on February 28, 2024.      

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Downtown Toledo’s office, apartment vacancy increased last year, reports say

Posted By: The Toledo Blade on February 12, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Downtown Toledo offices continued to empty out last year, while downtown’s typically low apartment vacancy rate ticked up slightly as well, according to new reports from the real estate firm Reichle Klein Group. Downtown office vacancy stood at […]

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Partridge Creek draws new tenants as malls rebound from pandemic

Posted By: The Detroit News on January 18, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article William Dabish was looking for a location to open a new Powerhouse Gym and settled on a former anchor space at The Mall at Partridge Creek in Clinton Township. The draw? The shopping center’s location along busy Hall […]

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Developer plans to bring 4 new stores to Grand Rapids’ southeast side

Posted By: mlive on January 29, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. A developer plans to bring four new shops, and an estimated 10 new jobs, to Grand Rapids’ southeast side. 1947 Eastern Avenue, LLC has plans to rehabilitate two existing buildings – 1947 Eastern Ave. SE and the adjacent 1941 Eastern […]

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2024 set to be a significant year for economic development in Toledo

Posted By: WTOL11 on January 3, 2024.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. WTOL 11 has learned that 2024 could be a significant year for development in Toledo. City leaders said there is currently more than $1 billion of investment property primed for projects this year. Wanting to highlight these various projects, WTOL […]

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New Mixed-use Apartment Building Coming to Midtown Detroit

Posted By: DBUSINESS on October 24, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. A new mixed-use apartment building will break ground shortly at Second Avenue and Brainard Street in Midtown Detroit that will offer 57 apartments and 3,500 square feet of commercial space. The total cost of the project was not disclosed. Built […]

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Halloween spending to reach “scary” $12.2 billion in 2023

Posted By: REjournals on October 17, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Halloween spending is on track to reach $12.2 billion, exceeding last year’s $10.6 billion record, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Proper Insights & Analytics. Seventy-three percent of folks will participate in Halloween-related activities this year, up […]

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Shinola to open store in Grand Rapids next month

Posted By: The Detroit News on October 25, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. A Detroit-based retail shop known for its watchmaking is expanding to Grand Rapids next month. Shinola will open its 22nd U.S. retail location on Monroe Center Street NW in downtown Grand Rapids in November after a decade of […]

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Prime location attracts businesses to Rossford

Posted By: The Blade on October 24, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Location, location, location — Rossford has it, and businesses want it, the city’s mayor says. At Monday’s meeting, Rossford City Council voted to approve the rezoning of 5.4 acres from planned commercial to planned industrial. The properties, which are […]

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Construction Set to Begin on Oct. 10 for Sakura Novi Retail Project

Posted By: DBUSINESS on September 19, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. With construction set to begin on Oct. 10 for the Sakura Novi project, restaurants Chubby Cattle and Presotea have signed leases and are joining the project’s tenant roster. Sakura Novi, a mixed-used development project, features a collection of Asian-themed restaurants, […]

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The Mall at Partridge Creek Welcomes Five New National Retailers

Posted By: DBUSINESS on September 11, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. The Mall at Partridge Creek in Clinton Township has signed five new tenants: Box Lunch, JD Sports, Kids Empire, Lovesac, and Windsor. The Box Lunch location at Partridge Creek opened its doors this summer, while the other new tenants are slated […]

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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 […]

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Spirit Halloween Returns To Haunt Retail With More Than 1,500 Stores

Posted By: CoStar on August 7, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. As if by magic, new tenants are appearing at a slew of vacant stores that once housed outlets of Bed Bath & Beyond, Kmart, Sears, Lord & Taylor, Tuesday Morning, Big Lots, Christmas Tree Shops and A.C. Moore. That’s because […]

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La-Z-Boy’s former Monroe HQ site lands Aldi store, retail, residential projects

Posted By: The Toledo Blade on July 24, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Redevelopment plans are coming to fruition in Monroe at the former La-Z-Boy world headquarters site. An Aldi grocery store, a five-unit strip center with a drive-through, and two six-unit residential buildings are planned for the 26-acre cleared site […]

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Transformations of Lakeside, Oakland malls come into focus

Posted By: The Detroit News on June 26, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. During the fall, the owners of Lakeside Mall signed a deal with the city of Sterling Heights that would pave the way for the redevelopment of the 110-acre site into a mixed-use complex. Tenants at the mall are […]

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Ohio awards $2.7M in historic tax credits to three Toledo revitalization projects

Posted By: Toledo Blade on June 29, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. More than $2.7 million in Ohio historic tax credits will help revitalize three buildings in the downtown Toledo area, state officials announced Thursday. The largest local tax credit award, worth $1.35 million, will help rehabilitate the remaining bays and […]

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New restaurants, boutiques part of mixed-use plan for downtown Muskegon bank building

Posted By: mlive on June 24, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. In downtown Muskegon, an old bank building that has sat vacant is being transformed into a mixed-use space that includes a restaurant collective with diverse cuisines and boutique retailers. The plan for the six-floor building, located at 221 W. […]

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What’s the future of the Jefferson Center and UpTown after Bitwise’s collapse?

Posted By: Toledo Blade on June 11, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Almost two weeks after Bitwise laid off its entire work force, including about 15 employees in Toledo, it remains unclear what will become of its historic UpTown building, which recently underwent a $38 million overhaul. ProMedica, which had partnered with the Fresno, Calif.-based […]

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$500M Mega Projects Developed by Silverman Cos. Coming to North Oakland County

Posted By: DBUSINESS on May 22, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Silverman Cos., a multi-faceted real estate development company in Bloomfield Hills, has gained final approvals to bring forward, with multiple partners, Waldon Village in Independence Township and Baldwin Village in Orion Township. Together, both mixed-use projects, which are set, respectively, […]

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New commercial development site proposed near the Dorr Street/I-475 Interchange

Posted By: Toledo Blade on May 22, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. With Dorr Street ripe for commercial development thanks to the new I-475 interchange, a new retail site proposal moving through the approval process looks to capitalize on increased traffic along that corridor. The proposed development, Dorr Street Station, is […]

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Pedestrian bridge, $65M private development are the catalysts for Wyoming’s new downtown

Posted By: mlive on April 24, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. The 28th Street corridor in Wyoming was once a hub of entertainment and shopping in the greater Grand Rapids area. With West Michigan’s first multiplex cinema and first shopping mall, it was the place for family and friends to gather […]

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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 […]

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Bed Bath & Beyond bankruptcy creates $5 billion opportunity for Target, Amazon

Posted By: The Detroit News on April 24, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Bed Bath & Beyond’s liquidation plan may weigh on one source of U.S. retail profits in the short term as the market is inundated with liquidated home and baby products — but it leaves a long-term prize of […]

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Caribou Coffee to Open 50-plus Locations in Michigan

Posted By: DBUSINESS on April 26, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Our very own, Bruce Baja and Marvin Petrous are proud to represent Caribou Coffee as they plan to open 50+ new locations right here in Michigan. Caribou Coffee, a premium coffeehouse franchisor and Panera Brands company, has announced  the signing […]

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RH gets approval for new building from Birmingham City Commission

Posted By: Hometown Life on March 1, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. New plans for the under-construction RH building will put Birmingham in a unique class, according to its architect. The Birmingham City Commission Feb. 27 approved a special land use permit and final site plan for the building under construction […]

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Buyer sought for Detroit’s Dutch Girl Donuts site

Posted By: The Detroit News on April 10, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. The Dutch Girl Donuts building in Detroit is up for sale, the longtime owners’ family announced Monday on its Facebook page. “Highest and best offers will be considered,” the post said. Emailed offers for the approximately 1,500-square-foot property at 19000 […]

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Large housing, retail project would transform aging, industrial stretch of Grand Rapids

Posted By: mlive on April 11, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Several dilapidated, largely vacant warehouses along the 600 block of Godfrey Avenue SW would be transformed into a 475-unit housing development with office, retail and event space, and a food hall under a proposal from three metro Detroit developers. The […]

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What’s being built near Celebration Cinema North? Several buildings are planned and one’s got coffee

Posted By: mlive on April 5, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. The area near Celebration Cinema North is full of construction equipment and fences for multiple large projects. A hotel, Starbucks and other developments are in the works there. Construction hasn’t yet begun on a new 250-unit apartment building planned near Celebration Cinema […]

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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 […]

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Toledo seeks more funds to bring old storefronts back to life

Posted By: The Toledo Blade on March 13, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   The city of Toledo wants to expand two grant programs that have made it financially viable for the owners of long-vacant neighborhood commercial buildings to bring them up to code and get them back into productive use. […]

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SIGNATURE ASSOCIATES CELEBRATES A SUCCESSFUL 2022!

Signature held its Annual Sales Awards celebration at our Southfield headquarters Wednesday morning. It was an extra special morning filled with Signature team spirit, camaraderie and an amazing breakfast prepared on-site by Andiamo. As the awards were presented, each winner spoke about the importance of the Signature family environment, the unwavering support and dedication of […]

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Developers team up in Westgate to bring apartments to Sears, Elder-Beerman sites

Posted By: The Toledo Blade on February 28, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   The two out-of-state developers that separately own the old Sears and Elder-Beerman sites in Westgate are joining forces to build apartments and retail on the side-by-side parcels. Plans are still in the design phase, said Liz Holland, […]

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Asian-themed Project Sakura Novi Adding Korean Steakhouse, 117 Apartments

Posted By: DBUSINESS on January 30, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Sakura Novi, Michigan’s first Asian-themed, mixed-use real estate development, today announced a lease has been executed for The Dancing Pine Korean Steakhouse, while a joint venture agreement has been executed with Robertson Brothers Homes to build 117 townhouse apartments. The […]

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Party City, amid rising prices, seeks bankruptcy protection

Posted By: The Detroit News on January 18, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Party City has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after struggling with rising prices and a pullback in customer spending. The company, based in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, said that its franchise stores, subsidiaries outside of the U.S. […]

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Townhome, retail development would transform stretch of Wealthy Street in Grand Rapids

Posted By: mlive on January 18, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. A stretch of Wealthy Street SE between Lafayette and Prospect avenues would be transformed with 18 townhomes, two renovated single-family homes, and commercial space under a proposed development plan. The plan, being pitched by Grand Rapids-based Indigo Design + Development, […]

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Demolition starts March 1 on vacant Elder-Beerman store

Posted By: The Toledo Blade on January 24, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Demolition of the former Elder-Beerman department store in Toledo is set to begin March 1 and be completed by June at the latest, said the project manager of the demolition contractor. The vacant Elder-Beerman store is located at […]

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Retail, apartments in plan for revival of Burt’s Theatre site

Posted By: Toledo Blade on December 28, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Burt’s Theatre, better known by its most recent incarnation as Caesar’s Showbar, has been awarded a $908,360 state tax credit toward its renovation into retail and housing space, the Ohio governor’s office announced. The $8.3 million renovation of the […]

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Developer outlines $20m, 5-story Utica Junction mixed-use development in Roseville

Posted By: Macomb Daily on November 16, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   A home builder Tuesday night unveiled plans for a $20 million, mixed-use development along Utica Road to be the showcase piece of downtown Roseville. Waref Hawasli, head of Grosse Pointe Farms-based Hawasli Homes presented details for Utica Junction, […]

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Work starts on luxury apartment, retail complex near Toledo Hospital

Posted By: The Toledo Blade on November 27, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   A project to build a luxury apartment and retail complex in Toledo’s former Colony area, near ProMedica Toledo Hospital, is finally moving forward. Work on the $45 million project, on a nearly 11-acre lot off Central and […]

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A record-setting day at REjournals’ 8th annual Detroit Commercial Real Estate Summit

Posted By: REjournals on November 8, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Signature Associates’ Joe Hamway was proud to be a member of Detroit Market Sector panel. It was a record-breaking event. More than 200 of the top commercial real estate professionals working the Detroit market attended REjournals’ 8th annual Detroit Commercial […]

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Lakeside Mall redevelopment gets thumbs-up from Sterling Heights council

Posted By: The Detroit News on November 1, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   Plans to redevelop the struggling Lakeside Mall into a mixed-use development moved forward Tuesday night when Sterling Heights City Council approved an agreement with the shopping center’s owner. The council approved, by a 5-2 vote, a memorandum […]

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$60M Woodward West Mixed-use Development Opens in Midtown Detroit

Posted By: dbusiness on October 3, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, city of Detroit officials, and project developers Queen Lillian and The Platform have completed Woodward West, a $60 million new construction mixed-use development in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood south of Martin Luther King Blvd. “As our […]

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10-story downtown GR development would include 432 apartments, food hall, retail

Posted By: mlive on October 10, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   A Chicago-based developer plans a 10-story building along Division Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids that would include more than 400 apartment units, retail and restaurant space. Jon Morgan, co-founder and principal of Chicago-based Interra Realty, is the developer for the […]

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Developers, officials celebrate Midtown Detroit apartment-retail complex

Posted By: The Detroit News on September 28, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   A decade ago, developers set out with plans to construct an office building on the corner of Woodward and Stinson in Midtown. After they scrapped those plans and pivoted to residential, Woodward West welcomed its first tenants […]

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Mount Clemens receives state funding to overhaul Cherry Street Mall

Posted By: Macomb Daily on September 24, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   A key stretch of downtown Mount Clemens is in line for a major overhaul that officials say will enhance its appearance, eliminate structural obstacles for area shops, and improve the overall business environment. Earlier this month, the city […]

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Fairlane Town Center in Dearborn Adding Eight Retailers in 2022

Posted By: dbusiness on August 25, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   Fairlane Town Center, a three-level super-regional shopping center in Dearborn, announced eight new tenants already opened or coming this year including Toys”R”Us, The Coloring Station, Express Yourself, Prissy Paw Palace, Incredible Burger, The Ukiyo Store, Ballzy Balls, and Fix […]

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Report: commercial real estate shows resiliency

Posted By: Grand Rapids Business Journal (As seen on WZZM TV 13) on August 19, 2022.   For more information, please click here to read the source article.   Despite continued uncertainty in a turbulent market, the state of commercial real estate in West Michigan still shows some flexibility. “While there are definitely things going on that are […]

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Shifting retail on Grand Rapids’ east side reflects broader market trends

Posted By: MiBiz on August 28, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   Retail corridors on Grand Rapids’ east side are in flux as new businesses move in and longtime staples relocate or shut down. The corridors in East Hills and Eastown embody West Michigan’s hot commercial real estate and retail market, […]

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Sweetgreen Restaurant Opens Tuesday in Birmingham, Two Other Area Locations Planned

Posted By: dbusiness on August 8, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   Sweetgreen, a self-described mission-driven restaurant brand serving healthy food, will open in downtown Birmingham on Tuesday. It’s the first Michigan location and 170th location for the restaurant brand. The Birmingham location at 167 N. Old Woodward, just north of […]

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Shops at CenterPoint acquired in off-market sale

Posted By: Grand Rapids Business Journal on August 12, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   A local shopping center was sold to an unnamed buyer for $63.5 million. A fund managed by New York-based DRA Advisors, in partnership with Illinois-based real estate agency Pine Tree, acquired the Shops at CenterPoint, a […]

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Reports show commercial real estate health in West Michigan

Posted By: Grand Rapids Business Journal on July 21, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   A new series of reports showed commercial real estate in West Michigan appears healthy despite recent challenges. Colliers West Michigan on Tuesday, July 19, released its newest market trend reports on the industrial, retail and office […]

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First Whole Foods Market in Grand Rapids area opening Aug. 17

Posted By: mlive on July 11, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Signature Associates’ Joe Rizqallah is proud to have been a part of this deal.   A Whole Foods Market at the Radcliff Plaza shopping center in Kentwood near Woodland Mall is opening Aug. 17, according to a sign hanging outside […]

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Brewing up another Biggby: Dible opens third coffee store

Posted By: Sentinel Tribune on June 20, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Signature Associates’ Bob Mack and Steve Serchuk are proud to have been a part of this deal.   The new Biggby Coffee shop in the French Quarter Square is Gary Dible’s third location in eight years and the fundamentals […]

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Former Sears at Macomb Mall Hits the Market for Sale

For sale information on the former Sears, contact Steve Gordon. Posted By: CoStar on June 30, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.  For listing information, click here. Seritage Taps Signature Associates To Handle Sale of Property Currently Anchored By At Home and Hobby Lobby Seritage Growth Properties has put the […]

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Eastland Center ‘transformation’ advances as construction starts on industrial development

For leasing information on Eastland Commerce Center, contact Joe Hamway/Greg Hudas. Posted By: The Detroit News on July 7, 2022.  For more information, please click here to read the source article.   Sixty-five years after Eastland Center opened its doors to shoppers, the developer of a $94 million industrial complex broke ground on the project that will replace […]

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Former Art Van headquarters snags another furniture tenant

Another furniture company is taking space at the old Art Van Furniture Inc. headquarters. Florida-based Ashley Furniture Industries LLC is leasing 186,000 square feet in the 1 million-square-foot-plus property on East 14 Mile Road in Warren, according to its new owner, Brasswater. Simon Yeramian, vice president of investments for the Montreal-based company, said in an […]

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Over 200 acres by Ann Arbor’s Briarwood Mall now zoned for high-density development

The biggest property rezoning in recent Ann Arbor history is now finalized. City Council voted 8-3 Monday night, April 5, to OK reclassifying over 200 acres around Briarwood Mall under the city’s new TC1 transit-corridor zoning category to pave the way for downtown-style development on the city’s south side. “I’m very excited about this step […]

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New businesses restore tired, commercial strip near University of Toledo

After falling into vacancy and abandonment, a small commercial plaza on Bancroft Street near the University of Toledo is being revived thanks to three businesses breathing new life into it. Jo Jo’s Pizza, Sunrise Skillet, and Arnie’s Toledo are committed to making a go of it in the plaza located in the 2600 block of […]

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As Michigan office vacancies increase, what happens to the unused space?

A few years ago, Butzel decided it had more office space than it needed in Oakland County and Detroit and wanted to downsize. Having gone digital, the law firm didn’t need a library or a place to store files. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit the state in March 2020, forcing many businesses to shift staff to remote […]

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Ohio approves 70 more medical marijuana dispensaries

Ohio’s 3-year-old medical marijuana program on Monday more than doubled the number of dispensaries where product may be sold in its first major expansion since its inception. The Board of Pharmacy approved 70 provisional licenses out of some 1,400 applications received, bringing the total to date to 128. Three more are expected at a later […]

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Metro Detroit summer development guide 2022: Openings, closings, renovations abound

With the dust of COVID-19 finally beginning to settle, commercial development in metro Detroit is once again bustling. Big plans are in store for several the area’s shopping malls and office buildings, many of which were left abandoned or under-utilized during the peak of the pandemic. Read on to see what’s in store for notable […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,256 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—May 25, 2022— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,256 square feet of retail space located at 900 Michigan Street NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan to Method Salon, LLC. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the landlord, 900 Michigan NE, LLC. The tenant has been in business for 3 years and decided to […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 8,040 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN WYOMING, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—May 25, 2022— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of an 8,040 square foot retail building located at 69 28th Street SW, Wyoming, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the purchaser, Latyn Rhythm Entertainment. Latyn Rhythm Entertainment has been our client for almost 10 years. They have multiple businesses, and this will […]

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Former North Towne Square site approved for redevelopment by Toledo plan commission

The Toledo City Plan Commission Thursday approved a major site plan to redevelop the former North Towne Square location for industrial use. The proposal is being designed by Mannik & Smith Group of Maumee and would include three industrial buildings totaling approximately 852,000 square-feet, according to the plan commission staff report. NorthPoint Development with an […]

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Fairlane Town Center’s new owner to redevelop Dearborn mall with mixed-use destinations

The new owner of Fairlane Town Center says it will redevelop the Dearborn mall for mixed use-destinations after its previous owner defaulted on loans. Centennial, a Dallas-based real estate investment firm focused on retail and mixed-use properties, on Wednesday said it has acquired the struggling 1.4 million-square-foot shopping center from Florida’s Starwood Capital Group. Details of […]

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In Birmingham, downtown streetscape project raises parking concerns

When clients visit Chris Habbo’s company, Care Mortgage on South Old Woodward, they’re able to pull up outside, park, and walk in to get an application, drop off paperwork and handle other business. All of that will change this spring when the city begins its $12 million reconstruction project that will reconfigure a half-mile stretch […]

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Corktown buzzes with retail, residential development: ‘It’s busy, busy, busy’

After nearly a year of running a cold-pressed juice shop in Grosse Pointe, Rachael Schroeder and her husband, Kevin, decided to expand their business, Rhythm & Blue Juice Co. They chose retail space at the Elton Park Corktown Apartments for their second location, which they opened in late January — another business betting on the […]

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Council approves plan for community entertainment districts

Toledo City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved plans to establish seven new community entertainment districts in an effort to bring more business and attract more residents to the downtown area. The districts are designated areas that will open the door for more liquor licensing and allow for a mix of entertainment, retail, social, and cultural […]

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Vacant Sears store at Westgate to be demolished; area to be redeveloped

The owners of the Westgate Village Shopping Center plan to purchase the vacant Sears building and redevelop the property, the company’s CEO told The Blade. Liz Holland, the CEO of Chicago-based Abbell Credit Corp., which owns the Westgate plaza, said the vacant building will be razed and the company will evaluate various redevelopment proposals for […]

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Toledo looks to expand downtown community entertainment districts

The number of community entertainment districts in the downtown area could grow substantially if a new proposal is approved by Toledo City Council. Community entertainment districts are designated areas consisting of a combination of entertainment, retail, social, or cultural businesses with access to additional liquor licensing. The Regional Growth, Development and Small Business Enterprise Committee […]

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Retail in metro Detroit isn’t dead. It’s just adapting.

These days, consumers actually have more places to shop, not fewer. Contrary to the common refrain about the death of retail, there has been an increase of nearly 11 percent in the amount of retail space in the five-county area the last 16 years. Large, but aged and dying, shopping centers like Summit Place Mall […]

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Commercial foreclosures remain low in Detroit, but will that last?

The pandemic has not caused commercial landlords to lose their properties to foreclosure en masse like they did during the Great Recession. At least not yet. In spite of concerns about tenant rent payment early in the pandemic — including from restaurants, bars, gyms, apartment renters, office users and others — as government restrictions to stop the […]

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Oakland Mall may join Fairlane Town Center as second mall selling this month

A new owner is nearing a purchase of Oakland Mall, Crain’s has learned. Mario Kiezi, a real estate investor and developer based in Troy, confirmed that he has the mall under contract for purchase for an undisclosed price. Letters have been sent to the mall’s tenants informing them of the pending ownership change. Kiezi declined […]

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Partners begin construction on downtown Muskegon venues

A group of partners has begun construction on a pair of venues called Motu Lakeshore Wine Bar and Prohibition Muskegon. Jonathan Jelks and his father, Randal Jelks; Jamiel Robinson; recording artist Willie “Willie the Kid” Jackson; and Alvin Hills IV announced Monday, Feb. 21, construction officially kicked off on Motu Lakeshore Wine Bar and Prohibition Muskegon Bar […]

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Fairlane Town Center expected to be sold next month

The Fairlane Town Center shopping mall in Dearborn is about to be sold, according to a New York City-based company that tracks commercial real estate loans . Commercial mortgage-backed securities loan commentary provided Wednesday afternoon by New York City-based Trepp LLC says the sale of both Fairlane, located at 18900 Michigan Ave., as well as the Shops […]

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Felch Street Shopping Center in Holland Twp. sold for $21M

A privately held real estate company in Georgia recently purchased Felch Street Shopping Center in Holland Charter Township for $21 million. The 166,100-square-foot shopping center is fully leased to national and regional retailers including Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath and Beyond, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Jonathan Stevens Mattress, Party City, PetSmart, Shoe Carnival, T.J.Maxx and Ulta Beauty. […]

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Signature Celebrates a Record Year

February 10, 2022 – Signature held its annual sales awards celebration at our Southfield headquarters.  It was an extra special evening filled with amazing food prepared on-site by Andiamo, Motown music, laughs and camaraderie. As awards were presented, each winner spoke about teamwork, and about creating and preserving relationships, both within Signature and externally with […]

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Gardner White taking over part of old Art Van campus in Warren

Gardner White will take over a portion of the massive former Art Van Inc. headquarters in Warren as it needs more space for distribution and corporate staff. The Auburn Hills-based furniture store said Monday afternoon that it would occupy part of the property’s warehouse as well as the store and corporate office. In a Monday […]

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Construction firm, cannabis company partner on new commercial development on GR’s west side

Construction Simplified plans to move and expand its offices in Grand Rapids in preparation of eventually growing its presence across the country. The construction firm is currently located at 895 W. Fulton St. on the city’s west side. It has a development agreement with John McLeod, co-founder and head of new markets for Cloud Cannabis Co., to […]

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Toledo real estate: Apartments and industrial buildings are hot, but offices are struggling

Toledo’s apartment and industrial real estate markets were red hot last year but not its retail and office space sectors, which recorded higher vacancy rates and fewer transactions. That’s according to new annual reports from the Reichle Klein Group, a Toledo real estate company that frequently analyzes the area market. In general, the reports suggest the Toledo […]

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One-time Birmingham Google office sells for $46.75 million

The downtown Birmingham office building that once housed Google Inc.’s local sales force has sold. The sale of the 126,000-square-foot office and retail building at 325 N. Old Woodward Ave. closed earlier this month for $46.75 million, said Simon Jonna of The Jonna Group, a division of Colliers International Inc. which worked on the deal. […]

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SIGNATURE ASSOCIATES LEASES ICONIC LINDA DRESNER BUILDING IN BIRMINGHAM

Signature Associates is pleased to confirm the lease on the former Linda Dresner store on W. Maple Road to Serena & Lily.  Boji Group purchased the iconic building on the corner of Maple and Bates streets, renaming the building MapleBates. Boji Group secured the lease in November of 2021 with the assistance of Signature Associates’ […]

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Retailers adapt to new trends

Adjusting and adapting seemingly have become the “new normal” for retailers as COVID-19 hasn’t shown much sign of going anywhere anytime soon. Despite stock shortages due to supply chain issues, price increases and difficulty with employee retention on the part of retailers, customers still are shopping — and they are doing so in person. A […]

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MDOT wants to transform Detroit’s ‘cramped’ Amtrak station into $57M hub with retail, more

Rail passengers traveling into and out of Detroit via Amtrak could see a new train station rise in the city’s New Center area in coming years. The Biden administration has announced a $10 million grant — money not connected to the recently passed $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill — to help fund the Michigan Department of Transportation’s longtime goal […]

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Malls ditch shopping to fill wasteland of vacant retail stores

Imagine 16 deserted Mall of Americas. That’s how much space battered mall owners need to fill heading into 2022, more than 90 million square feet. It’s no easy task, with dozens of retail chains already cutting back or shutting down, and it won’t get any better if the newest pandemic wave scares off shoppers. So […]

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Developers consider Route 20 a prime location for new development

With new retailers filling up Rossford’s former Giant Eagle building and construction taking place in Perrysburg Township’s French Quarter Square, U.S. 20 has become a hub of economic development for the region. “The Route 20 corridor is about as hot as any corridor in the greater Toledo area,” said Doug Flick, director of real estate […]

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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 […]

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New vision for Kmart’s old headquarters in Troy: But could it work?

As Kmart ends its story in Michigan and closes its last store here in Marshall, the former Kmart Corp. headquarters in Troy still sits awaiting its next chapter. The property at 3100 W. Big Beaver Road, likened in the past to an assortment of brown shoeboxes sticking out of the ground, has been empty for 15 years. Its future […]

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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 […]

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Fifth Third Bank lists historic downtown Holland branch building for $4.5M

Fifth Third Bank is looking to sell its historic branch building in downtown Holland. The iconic three-story, 25,000-square foot building at 36 E. 8th St. was constructed in 1928 and has a sale price of more than $4.5 million, according to the listing by NorthStar Commercial LLC. The listing includes two additional parcels behind the historic structure […]

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Redevelopment of former North Towne Square Mall to bring 500 new manufacturing jobs

City officials on Thursday announced the long-vacant former North Towne Square Mall property will soon be redeveloped into Toledo’s latest industrial park, a move Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said will bring at least 500 well-paying, advanced manufacturing jobs to the community. Kansas City-based NorthPoint Development intends to spend $70 million to build two industrial buildings totaling […]

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Partridge Creek, Fairlane malls under new management in receivership

Two troubled metro Detroit malls have come under new management and one of them recently went into receivership amid financial woes. The Mall at Partridge Creek in Clinton Township and Fairlane Town Center in Dearborn are now being managed and marketed for lease by Syracuse, N.Y.-based Spinoso Real Estate Group LLC. Partridge Creek also has come under the […]

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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 […]

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Key retail property across from Oakland Mall sells for $34 million

Amid a global pandemic that has shaken the brick-and-mortar retail industry even more, a Baltimore buyer is betting $34 million on the success of a key property across from Oakland Mall in Troy. Continental Realty Corp., a private equity fund, has purchased Oakland Center and Oakland Square at 14 Mile and John R roads totaling some 392,000 […]

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GR-area commercial retail market strong heading into holiday season

The retail sector of West Michigan’s commercial real estate market is seeing heavy activity despite many business owners struggling to stay fully staffed. Local real estate brokers attribute the high level of activity partly to pent-up demand from consumers and deals being put on hold in 2020 because of the pandemic, as well as the […]

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Restaurants, shops and medical offices coming to Perrysburg’s Levis Commons

Growth at Perrysburg’s Levis Commons may have slowed to a crawl after the Great Recession, but in the last five years it has come on strong as developers pumped tens of millions of dollars into new hotels, apartments and retail space. New projects at the mixed-used development — off State Rt. 25 near the I-475/U.S. 23 interchange […]

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Shunned by shoppers and squeezed by online retail, iconic Detroit malls to get new lives

Eastland Center and Northland Center malls opened in the 1950s to the fanfare of Metro Detroiters looking for a suburban shopping experience. Decades and the internet later, both sites face different futures. Eastland on Vernier Road in Harper Woods will close in January, and an industrial facility will be built in its place. The former […]

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Mixed-use project will repurpose vacant downtown Muskegon bank building

A historic bank building in downtown Muskegon will be redeveloped into a mixed-use space after being vacant for four years.  Core Development Group plans to repurpose the six-story tower at 221 W. Webster Ave. into offices, commercial space and apartments. “It’s preserving an old building. If it sat here forever, who knows what it would […]

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Perrysburg Township project includes restaurants, gym and French Quarter theme

A New Orleans-themed development in Perrysburg Township with restaurants, a coffee shop and gym is under construction and slated to open starting early next year. French Quarter Square will be worth $15-$20 million when finished, said Mike Denman, vice president of developer River Rock Property Group. The property at 10630 Fremont Pike is just east […]

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Southfield sells Northland mall property for $11.1M

After entertaining a number of interested parties, the city of Southfield has finally inked an $11.1 million deal with Bloomfield Hills-based Contour Cos. for a majority of the 114-acre former Northland Center property. The signing of the deal, which was announced July 29, came shortly after the city received approval of a $26 million Michigan […]

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Coming soon to Toledo: Discount retailer HomeBuys, upscale restaurant Cooper’s Hawk

Discount home goods retailer HomeBuys is coming to Toledo, filling a long-vacant space at Talmadge Road and Monroe Street that previously housed The Andersons general store. The Columbus-based company with locations around the state claims a “treasure-hunt atmosphere,” with always-changing items. It purchases closeout items from other retailers and manufacturers then sells them at a deep discount. […]

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Redevelopment of key property bridging Midtown and downtown sought by Muskegon officials

A building at a key location near Muskegon’s downtown could revert to its historic look through mixed-use redevelopment being sought by city officials. The city-owned building on Third Street had housed offices of Catholic Charities West Michigan, which recently moved to new facilities in the city. The property includes vacant lots on which the city […]

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Oregon Economic Development Committee discusses town center project, future

As part of Oregon’s new town-center project’s first phase, construction of a new roadway off Pickle Road is scheduled to begin at summer’s end. The Oregon Economic Development Committee met Thursday to discuss that project as well as the status of Oregon’s industrially zoned property and what kind of projects might be in its future. […]

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Blake Family of Companies puts $1 million into redevelopment, new venue

The Blake Family of Companies on Tuesday announced the completion of a $1 million redevelopment project that gives the brand a new, expanded multi-purpose, year-round retail and entertainment venue. Blake’s Backyard, located at 5600 Van Dyke Ave. in Almont, is open daily and features a 10,000 square foot taproom that offers Blake’s Hard Cider, beer […]

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Northland mall sale closes; redeveloper plans to build housing, commercial space

The City of Southfield finalized the sale Thursday of the abandoned Northland Center mall to a private developer who plans to demolish big portions of the old shopping mall, save some of it and build new housing and commercial space. Bloomfield Hills-based Contour Companies closed on the $11.1 million purchase agreement for the 97-acre site and the money is sitting […]

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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 […]

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At age 50, Franklin Park Mall tries to swim against the retail current

What kind of birthday gift do you buy for a shopping mall? In the case of Franklin Park Mall, which reaches 50 years old July 22, the answer is probably a dozen or so new tenants to help put it on the path toward another half-century. But Toledo’s premier shopping venue didn’t survive this long […]

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Elder-Beerman, Sears redevelopment unlikely for now, city official says

Fifteen months ago the city of Toledo soundly rejected tax abatements that would have helped a California firm redevelop the former Elder-Beerman property on Secor Road. It appears the once-popular department store will remain vacant for the foreseeable future because tearing it down and erecting new retail space on the site is not economically feasible […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 6,680 SQUARE FOOT CARWASH BUSINESS IN HOLLAND, MICHIGAN

HOLLAND, MICHIGAN—May 7, 2021— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 6,680 square foot carwash located at 386 Baypark Drive, Holland, Michigan to Koopman Real Estate. Tom Elhart of Signature Associates represented the seller, Winter Park, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,500 SQUARE FEET OF PROPERTY RETAIL IN HUDSONVILLE, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—September 2, 2020— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,500 square feet of retail space located at 5340 Plaza Avenue, Hudsonville, Michigan to Edward D. Jones & Co., LP.   Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the landlord, NAM Properties, LLC. Signature and NAM have worked together for over four years. We […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 1,134 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—June 29, 2020— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 1,134 square foot retail building located at 557 W. Western Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan to Esther Enterprises, LLC.   Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the seller, CBT Enterprises, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 47,063 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN LAKE ORION, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—May 14, 2020 Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 47,063 square feet of retail space located at 2359 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion, Michigan.   The Olde World Canterbury Village is a one-of-a-kind opportunity with 15.6 acres of land and is an attraction for the local community. Conveniently located off Joslyn Road, the […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 1,134 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—April 13, 2020— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 1,134 square foot retail building located at 557 W. Western Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan to Esther Enterprises, LLC.   Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the seller, CBT Enterprises, LLC. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,600 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN BENTON HARBOR, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 5, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,600 square feet of retail space located at 1950 Pipestone Road, Benton Harbor, Michigan.   Angela Thomas and Erica Dunlap, the ÆRES Team of Signature Associates, represented the tenant, Ross Education, LLC. About ÆRES Team The ÆRES Team was born in 2017 with the […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 3,307 SQUARE FOOT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—November 6, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of the C & K Convenience Store located at 1196 Shettler Road, Muskegon, Michigan.   Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the seller, C & K Convenience Store and the purchaser, Clems Market, LLC.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 3,060 SQUARE FOOT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—November 9, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of the 3,060 square foot Dog House Saloon located at 1940 E. Laketon Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan to 1940 E. Laketon, LLC. Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the seller, Dog House Saloon. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS RESTAURANT IN KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN

SIGNATURE SELLS RESTAURANT IN KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN

KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN—October 7, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of Mitten Dogs located at 2625 Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan.   Jeff Chrystal and Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the seller, Mitten Dogs & More.  Jeff also represented the purchaser, Arabian House. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 7,121 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—October 25, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 7,121 square feet of retail space located at 821 & 835 Holden Street, Detroit, Michigan.   Angela Thomas, Erica Dunlap, and Nicole Voisard of Signature Associates represented both the landlord, Recraft, LLC, and the tenant, GOBRANDS, Inc.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (signatureassociates.com), […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 3,821 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN ROYAL OAK, MICHIGAN

SIGNATURE LEASES 3,821 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN ROYAL OAK, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—September 17, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,821 square feet of retail space located at 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, Michigan.   Angela Thomas, Erica Dunlap, and Nicole Voisard of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Midwest Veterinary Partners. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 5,380 SQUARE FOOT MOTEL IN HOWARD CITY, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—August 27, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 5,380 square foot motel located at 601 S. Ensley Street, Howard City, Michigan to L. P. Value, LLC.   Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the seller, Tour Inn Motel, LLC.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 2,604 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN NORTHVILLE, MICHIGAN

SIGNATURE LEASES 2,604 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN NORTHVILLE, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—August 1, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 2,604 square feet of retail space located at 191 E. Cady Centre, Northville, Michigan.   Angela Thomas and Erica Dunlap of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Urban You, LLC, a Grand Rapids based company. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, […]

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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.   […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 6,909 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—June 20, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 6,909 square foot retail building located at 2755 Peck Street, Muskegon, Michigan.   Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the seller, Martinus Yoo, and the purchaser, Hair Plus.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,500 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—May 7, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,500 square feet of retail space located at 3108 Henry Street, Muskegon, Michigan.   Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Hughes & Sons, and the tenant, Westshore Technologies, LLC.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 11,160 SQUARE FOOT HOTEL IN HART, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—April 19, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of an 11,160 square foot hotel located at 4143 W Polk Road, Hart, Michigan.   Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the purchaser, Cheema, LLC.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Kalamazoo, Michigan and Toledo, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 2,292 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—February 21, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 2,292 square foot retail building located at 1904 Peck Street Muskegon, Michigan to 1904 Peck Street Ventures, LLC.   Jim Olsen of Signature Associates represented the seller, Love Inc of Muskegon County.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 79,000 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN GRAND BLANC, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—January 31, 2019— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 79,000 square feet of retail space located at 12720-12730 Saginaw Street, Grand Blanc, Michigan.   This high profile center in the heart Grand Blanc will be significantly redeveloped and ready for occupancy in late 2019. Tremendous main road visibility across the street from […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 3,124 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN JENISON, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—January 31, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 3,124 square foot retail building located at 294 Chicago Drive, Jenison, Michigan to Aldi, Inc.   Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the seller, Cheema, LLC. Jamie previously sold this building to one of his clients 2 ½ years ago.  The lease with […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 2,560 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—January 31, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 2,560 square foot gas station located at 10398 N. Cedar Drive, Grand Haven, Michigan.   Jamie Hughes, of Signature Associates represented the seller, Lemus, LLC, and the purchaser, North Cedar Attorney Holdings, LLC.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, […]

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