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Gilbert Adds To His Detroit Real Estate Collection

Detroit real estate mogul Dan Gilbert has bought up five more buildings in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

The old Kresge building at 1201 Woodward, the latest acquisition of Rock Ventures.

Rock Ventures Wraps Up 2012 with Purchase of Five Downtown Detroit Properties

Rock Ventures today announced the purchase of five additional properties, wrapping up a year in which it acquired eight buildings totaling 630,000 square feet of commercial space.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

Downtown Detroit's Dime Building, now called Chrysler House. Photo by Mike Russell, through Wikimedia Commons

Appraisal Company Moving to Downtown Detroit

Metro-West Appraisal, the nation’s largest independent residential real estate appraisal company, Tuesday announced it is moving its national headquarters into downtown Detroit’s growing Central Business District.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

Ther One Woodward Ave. building in Detroit. (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Rock Ventures Buys Another Detroit Skyscraper, One Woodward Building

Rock Ventures Monday added another 333,000 square feet of class-A downtown Detroit office space to its growing real estate portfolio. The company completed the purchase of the 26-story One Woodward building, located on the corner of Jefferson and Woodward avenues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

Ther One Woodward Ave. building in Detroit. (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Dan Gilbert Buys One Woodward Building

A Detroit building designed by World Trade Center architect Minoru Yamasaki has a new owner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

'What If?' float from Quicken Loans. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Quicken Loans Gives Sneak Peak At Parade Float “What If?”

Quicken Loans unveiled its float at Campus Martius Monday in advance of its debut in America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012

The Chase Tower. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Marketing Firm Rock Connections Moving To Downtown Detroit

Another of Dan Gilbert’s many business ventures is moving to Downtown Detroit. Rock Connections LLC, a marketing company launched in May, will bring 115 employees into the Chase Tower building, a 14-story high rise located at 611 Woodward Ave.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

(credit: CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Businesses In Cities, Gov. Rick Snyder

This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain travels to Grand Rapids for the West Michigan Policy Conference and talked to four business and government leaders in the state about issues impacting our state and the importance of cities.

CBS 62–09/27/2012

Dan Loepp, Dick DeVos, Dan Gilbert with moderator Carol Cain at the West Michigan Policy Forum talking about cities. (credit: Kelly Walkotten)

Gilbert, DeVos, Loepp Talk Up Cities!

Want to lure more young talent to the Motor City and places like Grand Rapids and Lansing? Bring them in as interns and you create an environment where they are more willing to consider staying.

CBS 62–09/25/2012

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Stik.com Moves From San Francisco To Downtown Detroit

Stik.com, a Web site that uses Facebook to bring the business referral process online, announced it is moving from San Francisco to downtown Detroit’s growing technology district to grow its business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012

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