Jobs & Economy

  • Midtown Detroit Inc. and partners announce $20 million Selden Corridor initiative

    Midtown Detroit, Inc. and its partners announced a $20 million investment for the Selden Corridor Initiative

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  • Michigan’s low unemployment rate masks ugly truth. People aren’t looking for work.

    Jobless rate at lowest since 2000. Teens aren’t working, high-school dropouts have left the labor pool.

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  • Developers, including Gilbert, inquire about Michigan brownfield incentive

    What’s Michigan’s new sweetened brownfield tax incentive – A.K.A the “Gilbert bill,”

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  • The Future of Most Business Districts Outside of Downtown Detroit Is Uncertain

    There are small business districts throughout Detroit that are barely hanging on.

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  • Detroit’s problem is a lack of jobs, not too much gentrification

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  • American Black Journal Community Conversation

    Stephen Henderson was joined by a diverse group of panelists for an in-depth discussion in South West Detroit.

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  • That Detroit rarity: a home mortgage

    Can you call it a comeback if mortgages are only written in a few communities? Several years into a downtown…

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  • The ravaging of Detroit neighborhoods by tax foreclosures

    Downtown Detroit is in a revival, but neighborhoods across the city are still declining. One of the reasons is the…

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  • A Revitalized Detroit Attracts Young Jewish Residents

    By Shari S. Cohen | Detroit Jewish News While many Jewish Detroiters left the city between 1950 and 1970, a…

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  • Poverty and joblessness, fuel for ’67 riot, even worse today

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine While Detroit has seen positive changes in the police department and the inclusion of…

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