Detroit Economic Growth Corp.

A Green Facade grant program has been launched by the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation. (Source: Detroit Economic Growth Corporation submitted photo.)

Facade Improvement Coming To Detroit’s Neighborhood Grocery Stores

Improved landscaping, signage and windows at neighborhood grocery stores in Detroit are among the goals of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation’s Green Grocer Project.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2014

An illustration of the vision for downtown Detroit presented Thursday by Rock Ventures and downtown stakeholders.

Rock Ventures, Detroit Planners Show Off New Retail Plan For Downtown Detroit

Rock Ventures, joined by the Downtown Detroit Partnership and Detroit Economic Growth Corp., Thursday shared a placemaking and retail plan for Detroit’s urban core with more than 400 business, community and civic leaders and key stakeholders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Lafayette Towers are in foreclosure. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

DEGC Seeks Proposals For Lafayette Towers

The Detroit Economic Growth Corp. is requesting proposals for a qualified developer to buy and renovate the Lafayette Towers near downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2012

(credit: Matt Roush)

‘Pancakes And Politics’ Tackles Urban Redevelopment

When it comes to urban revitalization, collaborate or die. That was the word from four experts Thursday morning in the latest installment of the Michigan Chronicle’s “Pancakes and Politics” series.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012

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Repairs Completed To Underground Railroad Monument

Repairs have been completed to a monument to the Underground Railroad that sits along the Detroit riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

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Detroit Rejects Offer To Maintain Tiger Stadium Field

The city of Detroit rejects an offer from Chevrolet to fix up the baseball diamond at the former Tiger Stadium site to it can be used by youthful ballplayers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2011

All that remains of the old Tigers Stadium. (Google Maps)

Detroit Rejects Tiger Stadium Field Fix-Up Offer

An offer by Chevrolet to fix up the baseball diamond at the former Tiger Stadium site for use by youth ballplayers has been turned down as Detroit officials hope for a major redevelopment project instead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2011

Automation Alley Signs Eight For First Domestic Trade Mission

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announced Monday that five companies, a university, a county government and a nonprofit will participate in its first-ever domestic trade mission to the 27th Army Science Conference and […]