INFOGRAPHIC: How much real estate in downtown Detroit does Dan Gilbert own?
We get asked all the time, “Just how much of downtown Detroit does Dan Gilbert own?” Well, we put together a little infographic for you below including the number of buildings, total square footage, and number of parking spaces owned by Rock Ventures. The information is as of 3/21/2013. Why do we include the date? Well, frankly, we never really quite know when Dan’s going to buy something else. Click the image to make it larger.
Southwest Detroit group raises $6.4M to keep city streetlights burning
A business association took it upon itself to raise the millions needed to repair and maintain streetlights on a busy stretch of West Vernor after learning the area wasn't on the city's five-year plan for repairs.
Businesses raise millions to keep lights on in Mexicantown
Business owners in Detroit's Mexicantown are taking back their streets by helping light the way. Residents in the stretch of West Vernor said they were disappointed to learn their neighborhood wasn't part of Detroit's five-year repair plan. The infrastructure of their street lights is crumbling, literally leaving them in the dark.