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November development news round-up: New homes in North Corktown, a new home for basketball, and more

Let's catch up on some of the biggest stories from the past five weeks, including developments in North Corktown, the new downtown sports arena, and a win for historic preservation.

Local audio equipment maker to ship products around the world

The decision, made official November 14, when they company felt it could pass the import/export demands of various countries, including the rigorous sustainability requirements of the European Union.

Detroit dog daycare business to launch major expansion along the Cass Corridor

Canine to Five Detroit, the dog daycare business founded by owner Liz Blondy in 2005, has announced a major expansion, building a 10,000 sq. ft. addition adjacent to its current 6,000 sq. ft. facility.

Downtown co-working space to double in size, eyes big future

Bamboo recently announced a new location twice the size of their current one at 1442 Brush St., growing from 3,000 to 6,000 sq. ft. of co-working facilities and more.

Clothing, gifts, and more: New retail storefront coming to Eastern Market

For the first time in 40 years, a retail storefront will occupy 1440 Gratiot Ave., and the tentant is the accessories shop Well Done Goods. 

Using the literary arts to fight blight on Tuxedo Street

Dubbed the Tuxedo Project, the house at 7124 Tuxedo St., former home of Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Stephen Henderson, will become a literary and community center, complete with an English professor-in-residence.

New veterinary house call company opens in downtown Detroit

Pet owners across the city of Detroit and some of its suburbs can access a new service that improves access to veterinary care.

Third round of grant program seeks to give $2M to Detroit non-profits

The Kresge Foundation expects to award the grants to 15 to 20 nonprofit groups across the city, including at least one in each of Detroit's seven city council districts.

Stretch of Brightmoor sidewalk to become interactive running track

A group from the University of Michigan has won a $40,000 grant to build an interactive play space called FitLight along a broken stretch of sidewalk in the Brightmoor neighborhood.

New digs for city dogs: Detroit Animal Care and Control moves to new and improved building

The new headquarters is being heralded as a dramatic improvement for DACC in a year that has already seen its fare share. 


Creative writing center 826michigan to open Eastern Market storefront

While the educational non-profit 826michigan has been working in Detroit for three years now, the writing and tutoring lab is planting its flag in the ground with a storefront location in the city's Eastern Market.

August development news round-up: Residential, residential, and more residential

Numerous, major residential developments have been announced in the last month. Check out the monthly development roundup to learn the details. 

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.
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