SDDA Blog grows it market research firm in Southfield

December 5, 2014

Lisa Drew and Mohammed Hamid are the founders of, one of the newest businesses in the Southfield DDA which moved into The Southfield Center on Nine Mile Road at the start of 2014. A second office is located in Washington, DC. Their market research firm focuses on finding consumer ... Read more

Wellness Center Study Aims to Measure Feasibility of this New Development

August 14, 2014

You may have seen the article about the wellness center feasibility study that the Southfield DDA is undertaking along with our partners in dBusiness late last week. As part of the first phase of this study we need to determine if the local market, both residents and employees of businesses in ... Read more

Providence Hospital’s impact is significant on the DDA and the City of Southfield

July 30, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Michael Wiemann, president of St. John Providence Hospital, who I have known for some time. My conversation with him reminded me of why Providence continues to have such success in the local healthcare market. Simply put it is truly a proactive ... Read more