Real estate sales in the 10-county metro Detroit area fell 4.7 percent in November from November 2012, but prices continued their sharp upward spike, according to the Farmington Hills real estate information firm Realcomp II Ltd.
NEETU SETH: Founder and CEO of NITS Solutions in Farmington Hills. NITS Solutions provides custom technology; marketing services such as direct mail, surveys and sales calls; and data-management services to Fortune 500 clients. The company began in staffing services and expanded into data analysis to meet customer demands. Since its inception in 2009, NITS Solutions has increased revenue significantly, projecting up to $2 million this year from $850,000 in 2012 and $400,000 in 2011. The company also has added several employees as it continues its rapid growth. Under Seth’s leadership, NITS Solutions recently has been named one of the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch. Previously, Seth held positions in e-banking services at ADP and Citigroup. She received her bachelor’s degree from Guru Nanek Dev University in India and her MBA from Eastern Michigan University. Read the full profile at http://www.ltu.edu/leaders. (Note: Leaders & Innovators will be on hiatus for the next two weeks due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, and will return Tuesday, Jan. 7.)
The city of Salina, Kan. faced a major groundwater pollution issue. Originating from a former Strategic Air Command base, it posed the threat of tens of millions of dollars in remediation and possible future health issues for the area’s residents.
The incident happened on Orchard Lake Road between 11 Mile Road and I-696 in Farmington Hills.
The Bosch Community Fund’s Bosch Energy, Science and Technology Project has donated $35,000 to 26 Detroit Public Schools teachers to fund projects to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction in the district.
When it comes to housing in metro Detroit, it’s once again a seller’s market.
Bright House Networks announced Tuesday that it is working with The Filipino Channel to open the network’s signal in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
Jervis B. Webb Co., a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Co., will be holding a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League scrimmage and demonstration on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Webb’s demonstration center, 48825 West Road in Wixom.
The information and database provider Gale Wednesday introduced a new purchase option called Usage-Driven Acquisition for its Gale Virtual Reference Library e-book system.
The Farmington Hills research and reference publisher Gale announced the addition of nearly 200 new children’s reference titles from Encyclopaedia Britannica to its Gale Virtual Reference Library e-book platform.