Ann Arbor’s 618 S. Main high-rise project gains ground with $3M loan

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation's (MEDC) recent announcement of a $3 million loan from the Michigan Strategic Fund for the 618 S. Main apartment project underlies the recent trend of high-density housing projects garnering high investment dollars in Ann Arbor. Two structures on the property will be demolished to make way for a building with 150-170 apartments, a mix of studio and one- and two-bedroom units. Joe Martin,... [Read More...]

Michigan Receives A 2010 Silver Shovel Award

The 5th annual Gold and Silver Shovel awards were recently awarded to U.S. states to celebrate success in job creation and positive economic impact.  The awards were given out by Area Development, a leading executive magazine covering site selection and facility planning.  Silver Shovel awards are given to 10 states in three population categories. Michigan along with Texas and Florida received Silver Shovels in their 10 million population group. ... [Read More...]