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Detroit Rising Crain's Detroit Business

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Detroit and Southeast Michigan's premier business news and information.

    Detroit Rising: Greektown Casino betting on growth from sports betting

    Detroit Rising: Greektown Casino betting on growth from sports betting

    Marvin Beatty, chief community officer of Greektown Casino, talks with Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood and reporter Kurt Nagl about the downtown Detroit gambling hall's foray into sports betting and what has changed since Penn National bought Greektown from billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert's Jack Entertainment.

    • 18 min
    Detroit Rising: Detroit CFO Dave Massaron talks frankly about city finances 5 years after bankruptcy

    Detroit Rising: Detroit CFO Dave Massaron talks frankly about city finances 5 years after bankruptcy

    Five years after Detroit exited a historic bankruptcy, the city's chief financial officer Dave Massaron talks with Crain's senior editor Chad Livengood and reporter Annalise Frank about Detroit's municipal financial outlook and challenges ahead in the next decade when pension contributions will resume and an economic recession could hamper tax growth.

    • 29 min
    Detroit Rising: Expiring tax payment plans threaten new wave of foreclosures in Detroit next year

    Detroit Rising: Expiring tax payment plans threaten new wave of foreclosures in Detroit next year

    Laura Grannemann, vice president of strategic investments at the Quicken Loans Community Fund, talks with Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood about the company's efforts to educate low-income Detroiters about the eligibility to get exempted from paying property taxes and avoid foreclosure for unpaid taxes. Mayor Mike Duggan and Wayne County Executive Warren Evans are lobbying lawmakers to relieve homeowners in Wayne County of past fees and interest charges for unpaid property taxes to avert another wave of foreclosures in 2020. The legislative effort follows several years of groundwork by housing advocacy groups and the Quicken Loans Community Fund, which has funded door-to-door campaigns to educate low-income residents in Detroit on how they may qualify for an exemption of property taxes.

    • 15 min
    Detroit Rising: How Detroit is trying to get Detroiters in line for FCA auto plant jobs

    Detroit Rising: How Detroit is trying to get Detroiters in line for FCA auto plant jobs

    Nicole Sherard-Freeman, executive director of workforce development for Mayor Mike Duggan, talks with Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood about the employee recruitment program the city developed to get Detroiters at the front of the line for the nearly 5,000 new jobs that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles intends to offer at its east side Detroit assembly plants.

    • 18 min
    Detroit Rising: Compuware has returned to its mainframe computer software roots — and is growing

    Detroit Rising: Compuware has returned to its mainframe computer software roots — and is growing

    Compuware Corp. CEO Chris O'Malley talks with Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood about how the information technology company has reinvented itself over the past five years since spinning off several divisions of its business and returning to its roots of developing software for mainframe computers, which remain the mainstay of IT operations for banks, airlines and insurance companies. Compuware remains based in the former Compuware Building (now called One Campus Martius), the headquarters of Quicken Loans.

    • 24 min
    Detroit Rising: Two cannabis entrepreneurs at different ends of Michigan’s green rush

    Detroit Rising: Two cannabis entrepreneurs at different ends of Michigan’s green rush

    Chris Jackson and Anthony Sabatella are cannabis entrepreneurs who are building companies at different ends of Michigan’s green rush. Jackson is co-owner of Indica LLC in Ypsilanti, a state-licensed marijuana provisioning center that does business under the name “Sticky Ypsi.”  Sabatella is the founder of THC 123, a back-office support firm tailored to marijuana growers, distributors and retail stores. Jackson and Sabatella sat down with Crain’s Senior Editor Chad Livengood last month at the 2020 Net Impact Conference at TCF Center in Detroit to talk about how they got into the budding industry and what challenges they see ahead.

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