Detroit has plenty to offer Final Four fans

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Detroit is about to go hoops crazy as the NCAA Final Four fans start rolling into town next week, not a moment too soon for a region eager for some fun. The Final Four championship games will be held Saturday and Monday at Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, and downtown hoteliers and bar […]

Home Foreclosure Prices Now Starting at One Dollar

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Everyone is talking about the $1 home in Detroit, but is it really worth it? Now is the time to buy a home. Banks are giving homes away, right now. If you go to www.realtor.com, the official website of the National Association of Realtors, you can search for homes listed for sale with Realtors, and […]

$86 million film studio planned for former MGM Grand casino

$86 million film studio planned for former MGM Grand casino

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The vacant Detroit building formerly used as MGM Grand’s temporary casino will be transformed this year into an $86 million Hollywood-style digital animation and visual effects studio directly employing more than 400 people. The Detroit Center Studios is a partnership between Wonderstruck Studios L.L.C. owned by film and video game deal-maker Michele Richards, a Detroit […]

End of US Housing Slump Likely to Be Long, Painful

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Like spring flowers, the “For Sale” signs are sprouting in front yards all over the country. But anxious sellers are facing the most brutal environment in decades, with a slumping economy, falling home prices and rising mortgage foreclosures. And even the faint promise of better days ahead might not come true, given all the headwinds […]