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Masco bulls eye second leg of housing rebound

Bloomberg – Shares of Masco Corp., the Taylor-based maker of faucets and cabinets, are poised to beat the market as investors bet on rising sales of new and existing U.S. homes. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Detroit wants developer to build housing, retail around youth field at Tigers Stadium site

The city wants to see the old site of Tiger Stadium finally redeveloped, and hopes to find a developer to build residential and retail space along with a new headquarters for a Detroit nonprofit on the 9.5-acre plot, all while keeping most of the baseball field in tact. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit wants developer to build housing, retail around youth field at Tigers

Detroit wants developer to build housing, retail around youth field at Tigers … DETROIT, MI — The city wants to see the old site of Tiger Stadium finally redeveloped, and hopes to find a developer to build residential and retail space along with a new headquarters for a Detroit nonprofit on the 9.5-acre plot, all […]

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Home Depot's spring hiring will match 2013 as housing gains

Home Depot's spring hiring will match 2013 as housing gains Home Depot Inc., the largest U.S. home-improvement retailer, plans to add the same number of part-time workers for its busiest sales season as it did in 2013, capitalizing on rising demand for home renovations. More than 80,000 seasonal employees will … Full News here – […]

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Nonprofit housing developer LINC opens soul food eatery in Madison Square

Menu items include barbecue rib tips, baby back ribs, catfish and brisket. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Demolition work continues on historic Brewster-Douglass public housing project

  Demolition work is continuing on the Brewster-Douglass project, the massive and historic public housing complex where Motown star Diana Ross grew up. The 18-acre site along I-75 near Mack is fenced off and demolition contractor Homrich is using heavy equipment to take down the four 14-story towers and two mid-rise buildings that still stand […]

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Spartan Village may stand a bit longer as MSU weighs housing options

The older buildings in the complex, built in the late 1950s as married student housing, were demolished in 2008. The university had planned to tear down the rest by 2017, but since they have relatively little debt and bring in about $ 1 million a year, they may stay standing a little longer. Full News […]

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Michigan among states with worst housing losses in recession

New Census data released Thursday show Michigan suffered some of the worst housing losses during the recession, with the crash in Detroit severely pulling down averages in both Wayne County and the region. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Creston Plaza housing development gets ready for the wrecking ball

When the demolition begins will depend on the completion of the financing package needed to replace the 100-unit development with 100 new housing units, according to Carlos Sanchez, Executive Director of the Grand Rapids Housing Commission. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Gov. Rick Snyder appoints West Michigan real estate developer to state housing authority

Scott Wierda, a managing partner of CWD Real Estate Investment of Grand Rapids, has 25 years of commercial real estate experience, including extensive development and investment experience in retail shopping centers, office buildings and medical buildings. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Demolition of Detroit’s storied Brewster-Douglass housing projects to begin today

The buildings — once home to famed Detroiters, including Motown singer Diana Ross — have stood empty for more than 20 years. Full News here – freep

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Penobscot owners see soccer stadium at Wayne County jail site, Dan Gilbert’s firm wants housing, retail

The owners of the Penobscot Building hope to build a Major League Soccer stadium. Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert wants to build a mixed-use development offering entertainment, retail and residential outlets. They both want to create their projects atop the Wayne County Jail site Full News here – freep

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Developer wants to revive 123-year-old furniture factory for housing near Downtown Market

City commissioners on Tuesday gave their blessing to a developer who plans to break the 123-year-old building into two condominium units in an effort to quality for state-issued low income housing tax credits. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Rock Ventures

Rock Ventures’ proposed plan for jail site: $500 million in housing, retail, parking

Dustin Walsh – Dan Gilbert’s Rock Ventures LLC is proposing a $ 500 million mixed-use development for Wayne County’s five justice department sites in downtown Detroit, including the half-built jail site. Rock’s proposal for the sites, submitted to the county last week, lays out a redevelopment of 1.7 million square feet of space with 700 […]

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Developer quietly becomes a kingpin in Grand Rapids’ downtown housing scene

Developer Karl Chew is meeting a burgeoning demand for downtown housing among white collar professionals and downtown workers who seek affordable housing. Full News here – Oakland Business

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