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Posted on: June 3, 2021

The Griffin luxury apartments in Royal Oak are almost done. Here's what they're like inside

The Griffin, a 245-unit building of for-rent apartments and townhomes, is preparing to start leasing next week and welcome its first residents in July.

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Powerley and DTE Energy Launch Industry-first Advanced Rate Management Solution

Royal Oak-based home energy management company Powerley and DTE Energy in Detroit have launched a new Time-of-Use (TOU) pilot to help customers optimize their usage of electricity and save money on their bills

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Eastern Market Brewing Co. plans Royal Oak expansion, including new taproom by end of 2021

The Detroit brewery, which also owns and runs Ferndale Project, plans to expand beer production and run its other businesses at the former Roak Brewing Co. space at 330 East Lincoln Ave.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

RO DDA wins Main Street Forward Award

The RO DDA is the only DDA in Michigan to win this award, and one of 6 nationwide

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

When You’re a Small Business, E-Commerce Is Tougher Than It Looks

(From the NY TImes) On a ledger of pandemic winners and losers, Royal Oak's Holiday Market is in the positive column thanks to online shopping, which helped push the store’s overall revenue up 20 percent in 2020 compared with 2019.

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Co-working Operator Bamboo Opens Downtown Royal Oak Location

Bamboo, a co-working space operator and designer, announced the opening of its first expansion outside of Detroit — Bamboo Royal Oak. The development, located in downtown Royal Oak, adds more than 20,000 square feet of workspace across three floors.

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