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Blexting Detroit Properties

Blexting is the newest form of communication that Detroit officials are utilizing to stay updated on properties in Detroit. Blexting, a word that combines “blight” and “texting,” is being put into place to control the blight problem in Detroit, and can be downloaded as an app for any Android based phone. The Detroit Land Bank…

Bankruptcy Solutions Emerge For Detroit Through Police Union Agreement

As Detroit works to recover from filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, city officials have been negotiating closely with the police union. As a major labor issue lingering over the city, Detroit has come to a temporary contract agreement, to create a new “plan of adjustment.” This new deal comes directly from The Detroit Police Officers…

The Week In Detroit: Commercial Property Purchases

Over the past few weeks, it’s been challenge to open up the paper and not see someone snatching up prime Detroit commercial real estate. With a new appreciation for Detroit landmarks, more and more companies are purchasing historic locations and renovating them to their full potential. The success of creative minds that have reestablished the…

Detroit Shuts Off Water For Thousands

In an effort to enforce movement and an upward motion to bankruptcy recovery for the city, Detroit water officials have started buckling down on past-due bills. Over 3,000 customers per week have started seeing their water shut off, due to delinquent bills that have exceeded $150 or more. Detroit city representatives say that the process…

Demolition In Detroit: Which Buildings Do You Chose?

Matthew Moroun is the vice president of the Detroit International Bridge Company (DIBC), and often finds himself facing some difficult decisions. His company owns several vacant buildings in the city of Detroit, and it’s his job to decide what to restore, what to tear down, and how to usefully utilize the land. Recently, the DIBC…

Detroit’s Global Approach To Entrepreneur’s

Most stories about Detroit start off the same; hurting economy, distressed housing market, and a significant decrease in population. However, contrary to the headlines, people all over the world are flocking to Detroit, in hopes for a better tomorrow. An influx in immigrants started piling into the city, as everyone else moved their way out….

$1 Million Business Investment Boosts Local Economy

With the ever-expanding areas of Midtown buzzing for the summer, the exciting news of Selden Standard has come just in time for everyone to look forward to fall. This small plates restaurant is scheduled to open in Detroit’s Midtown in the fall of 2014, with a seasonal rotation of fare. Selden Standard will be operated…