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Southfield hosts Business to Business Networking Event

January 16, 2015

The Southfield DDA and Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business to Business Networking Event on Wednesday, Feb. 18 starting at 8 a.m. This event will be held at Fox 2 studios on Nine Mile Road. Registration is required online by Wednesday, Feb. 11 online at http://goo.gl/pgwzRm. You can ... Read more

City of Southfield unveils new Sustainable Southfield public participation and community engagement Web site January 22

January 16, 2015

Download Full Document Download Flyer Site offers the community an opportunity to have their voices heard regarding the future of Southfield (SOUTHFIELD, Mich.) – The city of Southfield will launch a new community engagement Web site, Sustainable Southfield, on January 22 where citizens can connect, communicate and collaborate with community decision makers ... Read more

North Park Plaza Building Imploded by Oakland Community College

December 17, 2014

Implosion of the former North Park Plaza in Southfield. By John Stormzand , O&E Media John Stormzand/O & E Media The 17-story North Park Plaza Building, located within the Southfield DDA, was imploded in mid-December. Now owned by Oakland Community College and vacant since 2010, the building included more than 280,000 ... Read more

OCC-controlled vacant building to be demolished December 14

December 8, 2014

The former North Park Plaza Building will be imploded the morning of Sunday, Dec. 14 starting at 8:30 a.m. The building is located on Nine Mile Road in Southfield adjacent to the Lodge Freeway. Now owned by Oakland Community College and vacant since 2010, the building includes more than 280,000 square ... Read more

Congratulations to Congresswoman-elect Brenda Lawrence

December 4, 2014

Congratulations to Southfield Mayor and Congresswoman-elect Brenda Lawrence. Starting in January, she will represent Michigan’s 14th congressional district, which includes the City of Southfield. Congresswoman-elect Lawrence has served as Southfield’s Mayor since 2001 and during that time has been a wonderful supporter of business and commercial developments in the city and ... Read more

DDA celebrates the completion of two major projects

December 4, 2014

Two completed transportation projects in the city of Southfield totaling nearly $4 million were celebrated at a public dedication on November 6 near the newly renovated Northland Bus Transit Center. That transit center began serving riders in early November and Greenfield Road opened to motorists the first weekend of November. The Northland ... Read more

Spinoso Real Estate Group named exclusive leasing agent for Northland Center

November 17, 2014

Spinoso Real Estate Group is now the exclusive leasing agent for Northland Center, effective November 1. This means that Spinoso will be working full-time on filling up Northland Center rather than sharing those duties with another leasing company. Spinoso is working with existing and new tenants to create a strong group ... Read more

November 6 Dedication Event Celebrates Two Southfield Construction Projects

November 7, 2014

The Southfield DDA was part of the November 6 Dedication of the Northland Bus Transit Center and the reconstructed Greenfield Road project. Many thanks to our partners that have helped make these projects a reality! Read more

New Northland Bus Transit Center and Greenfield Road construction project dedication set for Thursday, November 6

October 29, 2014

Download Full Document (SOUTHFIELD, MICH.) – Two transportation projects in the city of Southfield totaling nearly $4 million will be celebrated at a public dedication on Thursday, November 6 at 11 a.m. in the Northland Center Parking Lot G near the newly renovated Northland Bus Transit Center. That transit center is ... Read more

Medical Wellness Center Study Aims to Measure Feasibility of New Development

September 23, 2014

From The Executive Director Recently you may have seen the articles about the Medical Wellness Center feasibility study the Southfield Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is undertaking along with our partners. As part of the first phase of this study we need to determine if the local market, including residents and employees of ... Read more