Renaissance Center

A renovated room at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Hotel Says City’s Bankruptcy Filing May Be Spurring Business

One of Detroit’s signature hotels says the city’s bankruptcy filing has not hurt business; in fact, it’s just the opposite because it actually may have helped.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013


Best Bars For Business Drinks In Detroit

Whether looking to secure funding for your start-up or discussing business plans with your partner, make an impression by choosing the perfect Detroit spot to enjoy a cocktail and close the deal.


Hart Plaza (credit: WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

2 Popular Downtown Detroit Fountains Shut Down

Two downtown Detroit fountains that are a popular place to cool off in the summer months are dry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

View of the Renaissance Center from Canada. (istockphoto)

Body Found In Detroit River Near Renaissance Center

Police say they pulled a body from the Detroit River on Thursday near the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2012

urban science

Urban Science Sets Tech Career Fair

The global automotive retail consulting firm Urban Science will host a technology career fair on June 20 at its global headquarters in downtown Detroit. The company, located in the Renaissance Center, is seeking the industry’s brightest, most passionate and creative minds to fill mid- and senior-level technology positions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2012

WWJ Photo/Florence Walton

Major Michigan Employer Finalizing Downtown Detroit Move

A major Michigan employer is celebrating the completion of its move to downtown Detroit today.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2012

WWJ Photo: Ron Dewey

Driver Crashes Through Front Doors Of Ren Cen

General Motors’ front door got an unwelcome visit Sunday afternoon when someone turned the Renaissance Center’s main entry into a drive-thru.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2012

(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Michigan Tech, GM To Show Off High School Talent

Michigan Technological University and General Motors are sponsoring a High School Enterprise Showcase on Thursday, May 3 in the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Protesters Target GE Shareholders Meeting In Detroit

Over 1,000 protestors converged on the Renaissance Center to make some noise at the General Electric Annual Shareholders meeting.


(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Protesters March To GE Shareholders Meeting

They’re loud and they’re making headlines across the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012