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Detroit Businesses Folk and Caffeehaus Collaborate on Somerset Collection Store

A health food kitchen, a casual boutique and other shops are filling in spaces along Woodward Avenue in New Center as Midtown Detroit Inc. continues to renovate, sell and build its presence in the Detroit neighborhood. Progress on the nonprofit economic

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Health food kitchen, boutique to move in as Midtown Detroit seeks to fill in New Center block

A health food kitchen, a casual boutique and other shops are filling in spaces along Woodward Avenue in New Center as Midtown Detroit Inc. continues to renovate, sell and build its presence in the Detroit neighborhood. Progress on the nonprofit economic ... (click to read more)

AI Helping Reduce Worker Wear-and-Tear Injuries

University of Waterloo researchers in Ontario, Canada, are using artificial intelligence (AI) to gain insight as to how skilled construction workers can reduce wear-and-tear injuries, according to Engineering.com. Studies using motion sensors and AI found ... (click to read more)

Miami Outpaces Florida, Nation On Retail Front—Unless You Count This

With almost 2.5 million square feet currently under construction in Miami-Dade County, it seems that retailers have confidently adjusted to their consumer’s needs. That’s the takeaway from a Colliers International Q3 2017 Florida retail report. Since ... (click to read more)

Activating the workplace

You may want to stand up for this: Research shows that sedentary behavior causes or intensifies a wide range of health problems. Contrary to popular belief, physi­cal inactivity and sedentary behavior are two distinct behaviors. A mounting body of evidence ... (click to read more)

Amazon Gets the Headlines, But Lidl Is Still the Grocer to Watch

The price war in the American grocery aisle is getting more intense. And believe it or not, the reason isn’t Amazon.com Inc.  Amazon’s debut as a brick-and-mortar grocery chain last year sent tremors through the supermarket industry, with Kroger ... (click to read more)

Office REITs Plan to Focus on Development in 2018, and Stay Away from Acquisitions

No one has a crystal ball that can offer a precise forecast for the office REIT market in 2018. But the sector’s insiders foresee a year ruled by property development and redevelopment rather than asset purchases. Rising interest rates are to blame for an ... (click to read more)

Holiday Shopping Rebound Dispels Doomsday Chatter for Retail in 2018

The retail industry is hoping that two months of some of the highest sales in five or six years will carry into 2018 and expunge the bitter aftertaste of record retail bankruptcies and nearly 7,700 store closures in 2017. Retail employment heading into the ... (click to read more)

Smart Building Tech Can Reap Utility Savings of 8% to 18% in Commercial Buildings

Smart building technology is producing energy savings of 8% to 18% in the commercial building sector, according to a new report by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. While large showcase buildings have been the first to deploy smart ... (click to read more)