DNR expects a million visitors a year to Detroit riverfront discovery center

DNR expects a million visitors a year to Detroit riverfront discovery center

May 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Artists rendering of the Milliken State Park Interpretive Center to be located in the historic Globe Building on Detroit’s east riverfront. / Detroit Economic Development Corp. By John Gallagher Detroit Free Press Business Writer The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said this morning it anticipates as many as a million visitors a year coming to […]

Quicken’s move could inspire more firms to come downtown

Quicken’s move could inspire more firms to come downtown

August 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

BY JOHN GALLAGHER FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER When 700 employees of Quicken Loans arrived for work Monday at the Compuware building, they each found a gift bag stuffed with discount coupons from nearby downtown restaurants and shops very eager to make their acquaintance. Long-suffering businesses downtown have been eagerly awaiting Quicken’s move from suburban Livonia, […]

Downtown Detroit to get 4,700 more workers

Downtown Detroit to get 4,700 more workers

August 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Quality of life to improve BY JOHN GALLAGHER FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER After suffering years of depletion and brutal recession, downtown Detroit is about to get an infusion of new people as two firms plan to move a total of 4,700 workers downtown. The long-awaited move by online mortgage giant Quicken Loans will take place […]