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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Supporting Small Business Growth At the center of Detroit’s economic revitalization is our robust small-business community. Home-grown restaurants, retail and other stores are bringing all corners of the city to life. Small businesses are transforming Detroit into a more walkable place–from major thoroughfares like Woodward, to neighborhoods throughout the city. DEGC ... Read More


Small Business Saturday in Detroit

DETROIT RETAILERS OFFER DISCOUNTS, SPECIALS AND FAMILY ACTIVITIES AS PART OF SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Businesses representing every Detroit neighborhood are participating in Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. DEGC Holiday Gift Guide offers 50 gift items priced at under $50, all available from Detroit retailers DETROIT – Detroit’s retail community is ... Read More


Motor City Re-Store Round 5 winners announced

28 Detroit businesses named Motor City Re-Store Round 5 awardees; $355K awarded to enhance curb appeal Seven construction winners awarded $145,000 in grants to improve exterior façade 21 businesses awarded $210,000 to assist with pre-construction design development 82 percent of Round 5 recipients are minority-owned businesses; 50 percent ... Read More


Motor City Re-Store Round 4 winners announced

Motor City Re-Store awards $350K in grants to 28 businesses to assist with façade improvements Seven construction winners awarded $148,000 to improve exterior appearance 21 businesses awarded $210,000 for pre-construction design assistance 59 percent of Round Four recipients are minority-owned businesses; 44 percent of total are businesses owned by Detroit ... Read More