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Former Northland Mall Property Feature in Magazine

May 5, 2016

The history of the Northland Mall property, along with a profile of current efforts by the City of Southfield and the Southfield DDA to redevelop this land, is featured on the website Commercial Property Executive. Click here to read this full article. In it Southfield Mayor Ken Siver was quoted about the ... Read more

Updates on Northland Mall Property

April 4, 2016

The City of Southfield took ownership of the Northland Center mall property in December 2015 for $2.4 million. The 114-acre property is under control of the City of Southfield; the property is located in the Downtown Development District. Together they are fielding interest from developers and investors from across the country ... Read more

Northwestern Highway Service Drive now open as $4 million project nears completion

September 29, 2015

The $4 million Northbound Northwestern Highway Service Drive Improvement Project located within the Southfield DDA is nearing completion. The portion of the service drive between 8 Mile and Southfield roads officially reopened recently, although some construction activities will continue through October. Most of this final construction work includes sidewalk improvements on ... Read more

Northwestern Highway/M-10 Service Drive Road Construction Update

August 25, 2015

The Northwestern Highway Service Drive Road Construction Project continues to progress. The project began in May along the northbound M-10/Northwestern Highway Service Drive. It originally started at 8 Mile and has been expanded further north along the M-1o service drive. It is expected to be completed by late October. Below is ... Read more

Friedman Arranges for the lease of nearly 12,000 square feet of space in Southfield

August 14, 2015

Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions has arranged an 11,754-square-foot office lease at the Kenmar building, located at 17515 W. Nine Mile Road, Suite 600, in Southfield, a northern Detroit suburb. The landlord, TNHYIF TRS INC., leased the space to Language Center International Inc. (LCI), which teaches English as a second ... Read more

Southfield DDA continues to partner with Oakland County Medical Main Street

August 6, 2015

Representatives from the Southfield DDA will be at the Inno-vention Reception, sponsored by Oakland County’s Medical Main Street on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Petruzzello’s Banquet Hall in Rochester from 6-9 p.m. The Southfield DDA has been working with Medical Main Street, and has exhibited at its Inno-vention event for nearly five ... Read more

Visitation set for Southfield Fire Chief Keith Rowley

August 6, 2015

The Southfield family was extremely saddened to learn about the passing of Fire Chief Keith Rowley earlier this month, who had worked for the Southfield Fire Department since 1979, and served as Chief starting in 2013. Visitation for Chief Rowley will take place on Friday, Aug.7, 2015 at Desmond Funeral Home, 32515 Woodward Avenue, Royal Oak, ... Read more

Michigan State University Expands its Medical School to Southfield

July 22, 2015

Southfield and the Southfield DDA will be the first southeastern Michigan home to the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine as of the summer of 2016. Michigan State University will team up with St. John Providence – Providence Park Hospital in Southfield to train up to 60 medical students each ... Read more

Providence Drive road construction taking place this summer

June 12, 2015

Providence Drive between J.L. Hudson Drive and Greenfield Road will undergo a reconstruction this summer. The project began in early June and will be completed in multiple phases, with a scheduled completion date of November 30, weather permitting. The reconstruction will require Providence Drive to be reduced to one lane in ... Read more

M-10/ Northwestern Highway Service Drive Road Construction Update

May 20, 2015

Southfield has begun a significant road construction project this summer along northbound M-10/Northwestern Highway Service Drive.  Attached is a document from the city and our contractor OHM on the project that was developed in mid-May. As you can see from the photos, construction has already started, and is scheduled to be ... Read more