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Final Four local businesses compete for $50,000 grand prize

Votes have been cast and the totals have been tallied as the top ten contestants in the 2016 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest have been whittled down to the final four.

Christian organization seeks funds to complete renovations of community center

Central Detroit Christian purchased the Tried Stone Baptist Church, which had been vacant for five years, and is looking to renovate it into a community center. 

2,000 affordable housing and community development professionals to convene in Detroit

Thousands of affordable housing and community development professionals are convening in Detroit this week for the NeighborWorks Training Institute, a symposium that's expected to generate $3.3 million in local investment.

NSO bike tour to raise money, awareness in fight against homelessness

Neighborhood Service Organization is leading the bike ride, showing off the city while also informing participants on how the organization is working to end homelessness in Detroit.

Crowdfunding campaign seeks to transform vacant Brightmoor land

Local placemaking group Resurge Detroit has launched a crowdfunding campaign to transform vacant land in the Brightmoor neighborhood into a community center and grow house.

July development news round-up: Big residential projects on Selden

Two multi-million dollar residential projects on Selden Street continue the momentum in Midtown. 

Motor City Match completes first year of programming, 11 more businesses awarded grants

In the program's first year, Motor City Match has awarded $2 million in grants to 40 small businesses, leveraging over $13 million in total investment in the city.

Barbers and landscapers join forces to transform vacant city lots

The Buzz organizers have partnered local barbers and landscapers to creatively maintain overgrown vacant lots throughout the city.

Belle Isle beautification efforts focus on fundraising events for fountain, community programming

A couple fundraisers will take place on Belle Isle in August, including a one-time Detroit SOUP event. 

Stadt Garten, a pop-up beer garden, to debut in Midtown

The inaugural Stadt Garten, the first of several planned pop up beer gardens this summer, will take place in the yard of an 1880s Gothic-Victorian mansion in Midtown. 

Detroit Police Department to repurpose historic Old Redford Library building

Two buildings in Old Redford will be saved by converting them into a police precinct headquarters and community outreach center. 

Group seeks to reactivate Corktown park

The Activating Dean Savage Memorial Park campaign is hoping to raise $55,000 to renovate the underutilized park.

Cycling, sushi, and more: June development news round-up

It's been another busy month for development news in the city. Let's catch up on some of the biggest stories from the past four weeks.

Detroit entrepreneurs have until July 1 to apply for Motor City Match

The small business competition awards grant funding, design and technical support, and landlord-tenant match-making assistance.

Retail Boot Camp accepting applications for next session

Budding entrepreneurs hoping to learn more about how to open their own brick-and-mortar locations are in luck.
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