Friday, April 29, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Macomb-OU INCubator awarded $22,240 for client Medar Corporation
Oakland University (press release), 4/12/16

Three New Companies Join Macomb-OU INCubator’s Executive-in-Residence Program
Oakland University (press release), 4/21/16

Open tryouts scheduled for United Shore Professional Baseball League
Source Newspapers, 4/28/16

Opportunities
ONU EXPANDS TO BRING 3D TO MORE DETROIT BUSINESSES
Automation Alley (press release), 4/27/16

New, Lower-priced Program Helps Automotive Companies Move Cargo Faster at Border Crossings
DBusiness, 4/28/16

Knight, Kresge foundations to grant $8M to local arts
Detroit Free Press, 4/29/16

Techweek to Return to Detroit in May, Debut New Format
DBusiness, 4/28/16

Industry Trends
016 Venture Capital Association Research Shows Venture Capital, Angel Investors are Driving Growth in MI
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: April 2016, 4/26/16

Government in Action
Bridge opening delayed
C&G News, 4/28/16

Richmond city officials tackle blight
The Voice, 4/28/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb County Bar Foundation honors Law Day winners
Macomb Daily, 4/28/16

Top Macomb County students recognized at All Academic banquet
Macomb Daily, 4/28/16

The Friday 5 — April 29-May 1
C&G News, 4/28/16

Circus set to come to Romeo in August
Source Newspapers, 4/28/16

Photos: Sterling Heights vs. Shelby Township/Utica 
Source Newspapers, 4/28/16

Richmond Theatre presents ‘Crimes of the Heart’
Macomb Daily, 4/28/16

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Department in the News
Sodecia makes historic $80 million investment in Center Line
Spring 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 4/27/16

Cybersecurity training and testing now available at Velocity Hub
Spring 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 4/27/16

Baker Aerospace adopts latest technology to attract talent
Spring 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 4/27/16

Department Happenings
Spring 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 4/27/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Regional development news round-up for April
Metromode, 4/28/16

BAE Systems Awarded $109M to Convert Recovery Combat Vehicles
DBusiness, 4/27/16

Automation Alley sinks seed capital into six local startups
Metromode, 4/28/16

Richmond Flower Shop opens in new location
The Voice, 4/27/16

Mother’s Day brunch and other local dining events
The Detroit News, 4/27/16

Restaurant owner gives back to school district
C&G News, 4/27/16

Art therapy program offers lesson in solitude
C&G News, 4/27/16

Opportunities
Kick off the warm weather season with the 5th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival of Races
Spring 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 4/27/16

Macomb County seeks manufacturers to host tours for students on Oct. 7, 2016
Spring 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 4/27/16

Foreign-Trade Zone in Warren offers substantial savings on import/export activity
Spring 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 4/27/16

Local governments offering façade improvement grants to revitalize downtowns
Spring 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 4/27/16

Business events in May: Mackinac conference, real estate masterminds, procurement
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/28/16

Help Your Employees Create a Positive Work Environment
Corp!, 4/28/16

Look Beyond the Obvious to Uncover Right-Fit Candidates
Corp!, 4/28/16

DNR honors Michigan communities, utilities, colleges with annual Tree USA awards
Michigan Newswire, 4/26/16

Industry Trends
Snyder sees better foreign auto investment prospects
The Detroit News, 4/28/16

New report examines Michigan’s transportation safety workforce
Crain’s Detroit News (blog), 4/25/16

Study: Labor shortage in Michigan looms
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/27/16

Long-Term Talent Supply May Threaten Demand for Most Jobs in Michigan
DBusiness, 4/27/16

Good Public Transportation Most Important Attribute For Businesses, More Stats From New Kresge Report
Daily Detroit, 4/26/16

Government in Action
Regional transit: DDOT, SMART join forces on express bus service
Metromode, 4/28/16

Hall Road reconstruction project discussed at forum
Source Newspapers, 4/27/16

Feds approve North Avenue project
Macomb Daily, 4/27/16

Rental ordinance to require resident agent
C&G News, 4/27/16

Council debates merits of charities, holds off on CDBG decision
C&G News, 4/27/16

Township sewers to undergo 10-year rehab process
C&G News, 4/27/16

TACOM’s formal change of command calls for pomp and ceremony
Macomb Daily, 4/27/16

Make Macomb Your Home
MSU Extension beekeeping workshop offered in Ray Township
Macomb Daily, 4/27/16

Parks pay attention as trail biking gets more popular
C&G News, 4/27/16

CV hosts Arts Festival at Clinton-Macomb Library
Macomb Daily, 4/27/16

Summer concerts return to Wahby Park in July
C&G News, 4/27/16

Community ‘Champions’ honored at event
C&G News, 4/27/16

Deadline approaches for Garden Club scholarships
C&G News, 4/27/16

Funds still needed to see flagpole project come to fruition in New Baltimore
The Voice, 4/27/16

Best of the best: 5 fun things to do April 28-May 4
Detroit Free Press, 4/27/16

Tickets on sale
The Detroit News, 4/27/16

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Macomb Mall’s theater undergoes demolition
Macomb Daily, 4/26/16

BAE Systems Awarded $109 Million to Convert M88 Recovery Vehicles for U.S. Army
Business Newswire, 4/26/16

Regional chamber welcomes new president
Source Newspapers, 4/26/16

Opportunities
Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Career expo to be held in Detroit
Detroit Free Press, 4/26/16

Industry Trends
Defining mobility for automotive industry remains moving target
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 4/27/16

Millennials Open Up the Job Hopping Door
DBusiness (blog), 4/26/16

Government in Action
Prescription drug disposal set for Saturday
Macomb Daily, 4/26/16

Van Dyke construction set to begin this month
Source Newspapers, 4/27/16

Make Macomb Your Home
A minute’s worth of Macomb County history
Macomb Daily, 4/26/16

Summer programs await kids
C&G News, 4/26/16

Bush, Chevelle coming to Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
Macomb Daily, 4/26/16

Metro Detroit classical performances, April 27-May 4
Detroit Free Press, 4/27/16

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Department in the News
Reception highlights Shelby Township as ‘a better place to do business’
Source Newspapers, 4/23/16

What does Macomb County government do for you?
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 4/25/16

Macomb’s food producers make my stomach smile
Macomb Business (blog), 4/26/16

Macomb Biz in the News
FCA to move Ram to Sterling Heights, Jeep to Mexico
Detroit Free Press, 4/26/16

‘Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge’ Teen Safe-driving Program Returns to Metro Detroit
PR Newswire (press release), 4/25/16

Gov. Rick Snyder leaving for European trade mission
MLive, 4/23/16

THREE NEW COMPANIES JOIN MACOMB-OU INCUBATOR’S EXECUTIVE-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM
Automation Alley (press release), 4/22/16

Job fair was a home run for Jimmy John Field
Macomb Daily, 4/20/16

Local brick-and-mortar Italian restaurant chain establishes itself in the food truck game
Metromode, 4/16/16

Foundation celebrates 25th year, plans to award 35 scholarships
The Voice, 4/26/16

Macomb Habitat celebrates new opportunities for homeowners and shoppers
Macomb Daily, 4/23/16

Opportunities
Spring Grub Crawl to highlight Hall Road restaurants
Source Newspapers, 4/21/16

State Women’s Technology Foundation to Host Executive Connection Summit in Detroit
DBusiness, 4/25/16

Emerging leaders: Help us tell the story of metro Detroit
Metromode, 4/25/16

Industry Trends
Consumers Energy to Invest $225M in Upgrades, Expansions Across Michigan
DBusiness, 4/25/16

Government in Action
Metro Detroit’s Future Mass Transit Needs To Be Simple To Use And Seamless
Daily Detroit, 4/25/16

Roseville, Eastpointe proposed budgets see stronger incomes despite state cuts
C&G News, 4/25/16

Warren council hears mayor’s budget plan
C&G News, 4/25/16

Lenox Township officials considering new library
Macomb Daily, 4/25/16

Officials talk about precautions in wake of coyote reports
C&G News, 4/22/16

Board approves last installment of required wetland monitoring
C&G News, 4/26/16

Latex paint among waste that will be accepted on April 30
Source Newspapers, 4/25/16

Selfridge Air National Guard base to receive $32 million upgrade for jet fuel storage, delivery
WZYZ Detroit, 4/22/16

Snyder seeks expanded investment in Michigan at opening of Germany’s Hannover Messe
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/26/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Art-Mada 2016 coming to downtown Armada
The Voice, 4/25/16

Yes brings “The Album Series” tour to Freedom Hill
Macomb Daily, 4/25/16

Annual Blessing of the Bikes held at Gibraltar Trade Center
Macomb Daily, 4/24/126

Runners to get moving on April 30
C&G News, 4/25/16

Reverse raffle to benefit MCREST at Vintage HouseApril 29
Macomb Daily, 4/25/16

MSU alums Go Green for Habitat for Humanity
Macomb Daily, 4/23/16

Eastpointe-based group fights autoimmune diseases
C&G News, 4/25/16

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Mopar Launches Fleet Service Program with Consistent Pricing, Extended Hours
DBusiness, 4/20/16

New chamber leader announced
C&G News, 4/20/16

Noodles restaurant approved for Hall Road location
C&G News, 4/20/16

Metro Detroit restaurants making changes
The Detroit News, 4/20/16

McLaren approved for licensed specialty care nursery beds
C&G News, 4/20/16

Police, fire will greet public at Macomb Mall’s Heroes Day
Macomb Daily, 4/20/16

Ford House migration celebration welcomes fine-feathered friends
C&G News, 4/20/16

Opportunities
Fuel: Detroit business conference aims to boost careers
Detroit Free Press, 4/20/16

How Your Small Business Can Deliver Extreme Value
Corp! Magazine, 4/21/16

Industry Trends
Detroit Metro Airport to get new public voice with Mike Conway’s retirement
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/20/16

GM profits more than double on North America earnings
The Detroit News, 4/21/16

Metro Detroit robotics teams take home top prizes
Detroit Free Press, 4/18/16

Stores using virtual reality to make shopping more fun
The Detroit News, 4/20/16

Government in Action
Defense center spurs business diversity through defense and homeland security
C&G News, 4/20/16

Grant to expand diversity initiative in Macomb County
Macomb Daily, 4/20/16

Township waiting on county approval for road work
C&G News, 4/20/16

2015 was a big year for development in Shelby Township
C&G News, 4/20/16

Officials begin process of shrinking Romeo DDA board
Source Newspapers, 4/20/16

Dog park site approved by Planning Commission
C&G News, 4/20/16

Utica library to consider seeking millage increase
C&G News, 4/20/16

Shelby Township to host hazardous household waste collection
C&G News, 4/20/16

Detroit Arsenal honors Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
U.S. Army TACOM LCMC Community Report, 4/21/16

Make Macomb Your Home
St. Clair Shores scores with a minor league hockey team
Macomb Daily, 4/20/16

Springtime means almost time for boating, pool time in Shores
C&G News, 4/20/16

Tree sale, cleanup days highlight Sterling Pride Month
Source Newspapers, 4/20/16

Sterling Heights to host annual Plant Exchange in May
The Detroit News, 4/20/16

Carnival-themed event raises funds for library
Macomb Daily, 4/20/16

New events added to Memphis Days schedule
The Voice, 4/20/16

Inside/Out art now on display in Warren
C&G News, 4/20/16

Classic art pops up in New Baltimore
The Voice, 4/18/16

Entertainment calendar
The Detroit News, 4/20/16

Tickets on sale
The Detroit News, 4/20/16

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Chinese purchase of Warren auto supplier to bring more jobs
Detroit Free Press, 4/18/16

UAW pushes union representation at Axalta
Macomb Daily, 4/18/16

Rubin: Minor league baseball comes to Utica
The Detroit News, 4/18/16

Macomb Children’s Museum won’t rise at Mt. Clemens site
The Detroit News, 4/18/16

Melanie Davis to Assume Role as Chamber President & CEO
Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry (blog), 4/18/16

Oakland University denies it’s leaving Mount Clemens
Macomb Daily, 4/18/16

All-natural Nkd Pizza makes Michigan debut in metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/18/16

Opportunities
MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE CONFERENCE EXPLORES THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF EMERGING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES
Automation Alley (press release), 4/18/16

Cyber Security Conference with Focus on Automotive Industry Returns to Detroit
DBusiness, 4/18/16

More than 200 employers are participating in annual Spring Job Fair at Macomb Community College
WXYZ Detroit, 4/19/16

Industry Trends
Detroit auto show makes room for new mobility exhibits in Cobo atrium
Detroit Free Press, 4/18/16

Howes: Detroit craves Silicon Valley speed, innovation
The Detroit News, 4/19/16

Report: Metro Detroit Office Vacancy Rate Drops to 18.7% in First Quarter
DBusiness, 4/18/16

Labor official to visit Detroit, urge businesses to give youths summer jobs
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/18/16

Michigan visitors, tourism spending expected to grow in 2016, researchers say
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/18/16

Women get less than 1% of new CEO jobs in U.S., Canada as global progress stalls
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/19/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Recycle Often. Recycle Right in Macomb County
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 4/19/16

Ted Nugent to rock Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in August
Macomb Daily, 4/18/16

Artisans sought for Old Mill Festival in Utica
Source Newspapers, 4/18/16

Monday, April 18, 2016

The Department in the News
Automation Alley To Represent Michigan In World’s Largest Industrial Trade Show
Daily Detroit, 4/15/16

Macomb Biz in the News
JOSEPH: Chesterfield Township on cusp of becoming a destination city
The Voice, 4/15/16

Macomb Mall’s new owner installs upgrades that change building’s outlook
Macomb Daily, 4/17/16

Shelby Paint and Decorating Now Offers Locally-made, Eco-friendly Paint
DBusiness, 4/15/16

Metro Detroiters have tales to spin about indie record shops
Detroit Free Press, 4/16/16

Thumbs Up Wine Trail plans Taste Fest in Shelby Township
Source Newspapers, 4/15/16

Toarmina’s Pizza hosts pizza-eating contest for grand opening
Macomb Daily, 4/17/16

Welcome Mat: Home news, events around Metro Detroit
The Detroit News, 4/14/16

Video: Art Van Spring Catalog and Free Furniture Frenzy
Fox 2 Detroit, 4/16/16

Most Peaceful Single Family Homes in Macomb, Maplewood Estates Nothing Less Than a Haven
Newswire (press release), 4/11/16

Riviera Ridge Estates, the Upcoming Masterpiece Community by Newmark Homes; Ready to Open
Newswire (press release), 4/12/16

McLaren approved for licensed specialty care nursery beds
C&G News, 4/18/16

New heart procedure performed at McLaren Macomb
Macomb Daily, 4/16/16

ConcertoHealth and Harbor Health Plan Partner to Deliver Value-Based Health Care in Metro Detroit
Market Wired (press release), 4/11/16

Macomb County’s first eco-healthy daycare opens in Chesterfield Township
The Voice, 4/18/16

Care House shares compelling stories at luncheon
Macomb Daily, 4/15/16

“Brush with kindness” program helps military families live in well-maintained homes
WXYZ Detroit, 4/14/16

CMU junior’s Shelby Township branch of Student Painters gears up for work this summer
Source Newspapers, 4/12/16

Opportunities
Automation Alley Program Trains 1,300 Local IT Workers
Daily Detorit, 4/15/16

Fund that helps launch startups ready to start third recruitment of investors
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/17/16

Run for the Money kicks off Money Smart Week
Detroit Free Pres, 4/16/16

Industry Trends
Report: Japanese Companies Continue to Flourish in Michigan
DBusiness, 4/15/16

State tourism agency’s new destination: YouTube
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/18/16

Michigan rises in the ranks of venture capital investment
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/17/16

Trend du jour: Takeover menus
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/17/16

Michiganians with college degree up for sixth year
The Detroit News, 4/13/16

Investors queue up for QLine: Real estate deals show economic clout of mass transit project
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/17/16

Government in Action
North Avenue widening construction delayed
Macomb Daily, 4/17/16

Macomb board approves zoning ordinance changes in clerk, planning duties
Macomb Daily, 4/16/16

Mount Clemens commissioners to vote on bond refunds
Macomb Daily, 4/17/16

Make Macomb Your Home
‘Paint the Township’ to kick off Shelby Community Foundation’s campaign
Source Newspapers, 4/15/16

Knit Your Bit program supports veterans
C&G News, 4/17/16