Urban Redevelopment

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Of Government And Cities

The two candidates were asked in the CBS Local Forum: What is your urban agenda? Name a few struggling cities and define how your agenda would specifically affect them?

10/10/2012

Knapps Centre in downtown Lansing on Sept. 10, 2012. Photo by J.C. Szalanski via Wikimedia Commons

Lansing Pulls Off Redevelopment Of Old Knapp’s Department Store

A city that turned an eyesore former power station into an insurance company headquarters obviously has a knack for the unlikely, if not the impossible. And the next step is an old department store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012

Green Manufacturing Key To Michigan’s Cities; Education A Big Problem

Business Leaders for Michigan Thursday announced initial findings from a study it commissioned to develop strategies that the state could use to encourage, facilitate and support our urban and metropolitan areas with their redevelopment efforts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2011

detroit skyline

Business Leaders for Michigan Launches Urban Strategies Initiative

Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, today announced that it launched its Urban Strategies Initiative, a project designed to develop effective strategies that the state could use to encourage, facilitate and support our urban areas with their redevelopment efforts.

04/10/2011

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