Crain’s Detroit Business – Oakland County, Michigan Stories

Michigan’s Oakland County – in suburban Detroit – was another of my main beats. The following stories are from my coverage of the region.

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Bank Wants Doubletree Novi Placed in Receivership (Jan. 30, 2006)
Bank Wants Doubletree Novi Placed in Receivership (Jan. 30, 2006)
Milford DDA to Redevelop Former TRW Plant (Nov. 7, 2005)
Milford DDA to Redevelop Former TRW Plant (Nov. 7, 2005)
Execs Form Nonprofit to Fight Growth in Oakland Township (Sept. 12, 2005)
Execs Form Nonprofit to Fight Growth in Oakland Township (Sept. 12, 2005)
Dream Promotion: Woodward Cruise Adds eBay, Other Big Names as Sponsors (Aug. 15, 2005)
Dream Promotion: Woodward Cruise Adds eBay, Other Big Names as Sponsors (Aug. 15, 2005)
Vendors Jockey for Oakland and Washtenaw Counties WiFi Work (Aug. 8, 2005)
Vendors Jockey for Oakland and Washtenaw Counties WiFi Work (Aug. 8, 2005)
Highland Township Land Owner Seeks OK for $300 Million Senior Complex (May 2, 2005)
Highland Township Land Owner Seeks OK for $300 Million Senior Complex (May 2, 2005)
Column: Addressing Oakland County Road Problems (April 11, 2005)
Column: Addressing Oakland County Road Problems (April 11, 2005)
Automation Alley, Business Group Sign Deal to Open Doors to China (April 5, 2005)
Automation Alley, Business Group Sign Deal to Open Doors to China (April 5, 2005)
Meemic to Build New Headquarters in Auburn Hills (March 7, 2005)
Meemic to Build New Headquarters in Auburn Hills (March 7, 2005)
National City Looks at Top of Troy (Feb. 28, 2005)
National City Looks at Top of Troy (Feb. 28, 2005)
Troy City Council May Look at New Proposal for Baseball Stadium (Feb. 28, 2005)
Troy City Council May Look at New Proposal for Baseball Stadium (Feb. 28, 2005)
Tiny Milford Draws Big Cluster of Development (Feb. 28, 2005)
Tiny Milford Draws Big Cluster of Development (Feb. 28, 2005)
Automation Alley Plans Education Subsidiary (Feb. 28, 2005)
Automation Alley Plans Education Subsidiary (Feb. 28, 2005)
Detroit Tigers Put Political Squeeze on Troy Plan (Feb. 7, 2005)
Detroit Tigers Put Political Squeeze on Troy Plan (Feb. 7, 2005)
Column: Oakland County Convention Center (Feb. 7, 2005)
Column: Oakland County Convention Center (Feb. 7, 2005)
Toll Brothers Plans $313 Million Luxury Push in Oakland Township (Jan. 10, 2005)
Toll Brothers Plans $313 Million Luxury Push in Oakland Township (Jan. 10, 2005)
Investors Eye Oakland University for $20M Minor League Ballpark (June 14, 2004)
Investors Eye Oakland University for $20M Minor League Ballpark (June 14, 2004)
Oakland County Cities Try to Reinvigorate Neglected Areas: Auburn Hills, Rochester, Southfield, Milford Review $57 Million Projects (Jan. 6, 2003)
Auburn Hills, Rochester, Southfield, Milford Review $57M Projects (Jan. 6, 2003)
Royal Park: Rochester OKs Plans for $30 Million, 140-Room Hotel (Dec. 23, 2002)
Royal Park: Rochester OKs Plans for $30 Million, 140-Room Hotel (Dec. 23, 2002)
Oakland County Business Group Calls for Taxes to Fix County Roads (Dec. 9, 2002)
Oakland County Business Group Calls for Taxes to Fix County Roads (Dec. 9, 2002)
Oakland County Splits Up Tech Zones (Dec. 2, 2002)
Oakland County Splits Up Tech Zones (Dec. 2, 2002)
Saleen: Assembler of Ford GT Supercar Considers Troy Site (Nov. 11, 2002)
Saleen: Assembler of Ford GT Supercar Considers Troy Site (Nov. 11, 2002)
Desire to Build Hotel First Slows Plan for Royal Oak Land (Oct. 28, 2002)
Desire to Build Hotel First Slows Plan for Royal Oak Land (Oct. 28, 2002)
$250 Million Troy Conference and Office Center Gains Support (Oct. 21, 2002)
$250 Million Troy Conference and Office Center Gains Support (Oct. 21, 2002)
Tussle Continues at Novi Expo Center (Sept. 30, 2002)
Tussle Continues at Novi Expo Center (Sept. 30, 2002)
Auburn Hills Alive with $140M in Plans (Sept. 23, 2002)
Auburn Hills Alive with $140M in Plans (Sept. 23, 2002)
New Buds in Royal Oak: Next Phase in City's Evolution; Growing Upward (July 15, 2002)
Royal Oak: Next Phase in City’s Evolution; Growing Upward (July 15, 2002)
Proposals to be Sought for Pontiac Silverdome Redevelopment (May 13, 2002)
Proposals to be Sought for Pontiac Silverdome Redevelopment (May 13, 2002)
Contention Center: Landlord-Tenant Dispute Puts Future of Novi Expo Center in Doubt (April 8, 2002)
Landlord-Tenant Dispute Puts Future of Novi Expo Center in Doubt (April 8, 2002)
Pontiac Focuses on Downtown (April 8, 2002)
Pontiac Focuses on Downtown (April 8, 2002)
Novi Retailers Face Problem of Too Much Growth (March 18, 2002)
Novi Retailers Face Problem of Too Much Growth (March 18, 2002)
Developer Likely to Get Novi Parkland to End Dispute (Feb. 25, 2002)
Developer Likely to Get Novi Parkland to End Dispute (Feb. 25, 2002)
Seeing Double: Kojaian Considers Second Tower for Top of Troy (Jan. 21, 2002)
Seeing Double: Kojaian Considers Second Tower for Top of Troy (Jan. 21, 2002)
Companies Seek $700,000 in Tax Breaks from Southfield (Feb. 12, 2001)
Companies Seek $700,000 in Tax Breaks from Southfield (Feb. 12, 2001)

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