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Michigan Medicine to Develop $920M Hospital in Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Michigan Medicine, a health and hospital system affiliated with the University of Michigan, has announced plans to develop a new adult hospital and surgical care facility near the university in Ann Arbor. Construction of the $920 million project will begin in October, with completion slated for fall 2024. The 690,000-square-foot facility will offer state-of-the-art neurological and neurosurgical care, as well as acute cardiovascular services. Michigan Medicine cites a …

Ford Unveils Redesign for Dearborn, Michigan Campus

DEARBORN, MICH. — Ford Motor Co. has unveiled plans to transform its Research & Engineering Center in Dearborn into a high-tech campus for its thousands of designers, engineers and product development workers. The heart of the project will be a new central campus building, which will sit on the site of Ford’s 66-year-old product development center. Construction of the new building is slated for completion in 2025. The new facility will help Ford speed product and technology innovation …

GPS Hospitality Opens 3,600 SF Burger King in Roseville, Michigan

ROSEVILLE, MICH. — GPS Hospitality Inc. has opened a new Burger King restaurant at 26640 Gratiot Ave. in Roseville, just south of I-696. Burger King occupies approximately 3,600 square feet on a 1.3-acre site. Tjader Gerdom and Larry Siedell of Gerdom Realty & Investment represented GPS Hospitality in the lease transaction. Founded in 2012, GPS Hospitality is a Burger King, Pizza Hut and Popeyes franchisee, operating more than 475

Bernard Financial Arranges $44.5M Refinancing for Ann Arbor Office Property

ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Bernard Financial Group has arranged a $44.5 million CMBS loan for the refinancing of 777 E. Eisenhower Parkway in Ann Arbor. The 271,817-square-foot, multi-tenant office property was built in 1975. Dennis Bernard and Joshua Bernard of Southfield-based Bernard arranged the loan with a CMBS firm on behalf of the borrower, 777 Associates

KSL Capital Partners Agrees to Acquire Historic Grand Hotel on Michigan’s Mackinac Island

MACKINAC ISLAND, MICH. — KSL Capital Partners LLC has agreed to acquire the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island from the Musser family, whose legacy with the hotel dates back over 85 years. Terms of the transaction, expected to close within the next 30 days, were not disclosed. Dan Musser III will remain chairman. The 397-room hotel is a National Historic Landmark that overlooks the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge. Its 660-foot long porch is the world’s longest porch, according to a …

Engineering Consulting Firm Expands in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — Engineering consulting firm Hubbell, Roth & Clark Inc. (HRC) is relocating from its 3,500-square-foot office in the American Seating building to a 7,000-square-foot office at 1925 Breton Road SE in Grand Rapids. The 44,000-square-foot Breton Road building, owned by an affiliate of Rockford Construction, was formerly medical office space. Rockford updated the formerly vacant building. HRC expects to move into its new space in mid-October. Colliers International | West …

U-Haul Opens Facility at Former Kmart Store in Flint, Michigan

FLINT, MICH. — U-Haul has opened a retail and self-storage facility at 3083 Miller Road in Flint. The site was formerly home to a vacant Kmart store. U-Haul offers a full line of moving supplies, boxes, hitch accessories and bike racks. The store also offers truck and trailer sharing, self-storage and propane. U-Haul acquired the 99,269-square-foot building last October and renovated it to house approximately 800 indoor self-storage units. Originally constructed in 1963, the building had sat …

Bedrock Selects ODA as Architect for Book Tower Rehabilitation in Detroit

DETROIT — Bedrock has selected ODA as the design architect for the Book Tower, an adaptative reuse project in Detroit. The project includes a mix of residential, hospitality, retail and office space. The 486,760-square-foot office tower was originally designed by Louis Kemper in 1916 in an Italian Renaissance style. Bedrock acquired the 38-story tower in 2015 and recently completed an extensive exterior restoration, including the replacement of 2,483 windows. ODA plans to add a variety of …

Michigan Ranks Fourth in Nation for Most Craft Breweries, Says CBRE

MICHIGAN — Craft beer has become big business in Michigan, especially in the Detroit area, where breweries have expanded by 680,000 square feet since 2010, according to a report from CBRE. In 2017, the craft brewing industry contributed $76.2 billion to the U.S. economy. Of that amount, the total craft beer industry in Michigan contributed nearly $2.5 billion — ninth highest in the nation. In total, the state is home to 330 craft breweries, ranking it fourth in the nation by the number of …

Moghul Foods Purchases 28,339 SF Industrial Facility in Madison Heights, Michigan

MADISON HEIGHTS, MICH. — Moghul Foods LLC has purchased a 28,339-square-foot industrial facility located at 32007-32011 Stephenson Highway in Madison Heights, a northern suburb of Detroit. The South Asian and Middle Eastern food distributor will move its operations from neighboring Troy. Garry Rogers and Jason Capitani of L. Mason Capitani CORFAC International brokered the sale. The seller and sales price were not

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