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The Corner Groundbreaking

By |2018-05-21T21:44:02+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Detroit|

It was a beautiful day for the May 8 groundbreaking of The Corner. The $30-million mixed-use project sits at the iconic corner of Michigan Ave & Trumbull, which is the former site of Tiger Stadium. Honoring the former use of the site, the handles on the ceremonial shovels were baseball bats and hot dogs were served [...]

Campus Martius Rededication

By |2018-04-30T19:37:43+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Detroit|

It was a beautiful day to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the groundbreaking of Campus Martius Park. There were 2 big reveals during today's rededication ceremony. The first was a new granite marker honoring the Detroit 300 Conservancy's Board of Directors. The 2nd was a redesign of the Point of Origin marker. The marker now includes [...]

Pet Valu breaks into Michigan market

By |2018-01-25T22:37:11+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

After breaking the 300th U.S. store count milestone in December 2016, we're excited to welcome Pet Valu to the Great Lakes state. The boutique pet supply retailer opened its first two Michigan locations in February, with more on the way. The Ontario-based company has over 500 stores in Canada. The smaller format stores offer everything you need [...]

From Grit to Glamour

By |2018-01-25T22:40:17+00:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Detroit|

  While we anxiously await the custom glass installation that will complete the retail space storefront, the renovation of the 116-unit Briggs Houze is coming together. The transformation of the former Hotel Briggs is really something you have to see to appreciate. You're in luck! Check out how these units went from grit to [...]

Our Featured Retailer is A Perfect Fit

By |2018-02-26T21:05:30+00:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Detroit|

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is wrapping up. It’s awesome to see local and national businesses showing their support. From pizza boxes to NFL game apparel and everything in between! (My sister and I got a picture with P.F. Chang's warrior horse outside of the restaurant in Las Vegas. P.F. Chang's is donating $1 for every photo [...]

New in the 7.2: A Look at What’s Happening in Detroit

By |2015-10-12T02:32:15+00:00October 12th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

As a photographer I was stoked when my latest assignment landed me on the streets of Greater Downtown Detroit, toting my camera and tripod. Initially it seemed like a quick task: visit all the new retailers that have opened up shop in the past year, take a few photos, and get some quick information. It’s no [...]

Detroit Tourism and Properties Boosted by Riverfront Investments

By |2015-09-18T02:23:05+00:00September 18th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

Imagine living in the Golden Age of American Postcards. The year is 1910 and the popularity of being able to send a quick message is at its peak. Without writing a lengthy letter, you had to squeeze as many details as you could on there. It’s kind of like how texting is today. Most people have [...]

New Commercial Real Estate App and Our Top Picks

By |2015-08-28T02:14:21+00:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

Apps can help to simplify things and make our lives easier (like banking apps) and provide a source of entertainment (games, social media, etc). This week we outline the apps we love, as chosen by our team members: Local – Lynette Ruffi Improve Detroit Get it on iTunes Get it at Google Play Store This local app [...]

Consumer Data Collection: The Give and Take of Retail Shopping

By |2015-08-18T02:11:28+00:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

This is a guest blog post written by Mac MacDermaid,  Marketing Specialist for Stokas-Bieri Real Estate.   “Do you actually use all those?” my boyfriend joked as he looked at the mountain of plastic tags on my key ring, which closely resembled a janitor’s key ring. They had been on there so long that I really [...]