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Ferndale’s “The dot” Groundbreaking and Info Session Feb. 2

January 29th 2019

Ferndale’s “The dot” Groundbreaking and Info Session Feb. 2 Ferndale, MI – The wait is nearly over: join the City of Ferndale and the Downtown Development Authority as we officially break ground on The dot—Ferndale’s new mixed-use parking development located at 221 W. Troy St. (behind Rosie O’Grady’s). Celebrate as we officially break ground, plus […]

MML #1: We Need More Parking! But do we Really?

October 1st 2018

MML #1: We Need More Parking! But do we Really? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2018) Grand Rapids, MI- Does our downtown need more parking? That’s a question that brought dozens of administrators and elected officials to a presentation on this hot topic at the recent Michigan Municipal League Annual Convention in Grand Rapids. Oftentimes […]

Apartments planned for Main Street and I-696 in Royal Oak

March 16th 2017

Apartments planned for Main Street and I-696 in Royal Oak Royal Oak, MI – The odd-shaped lot at Main Street and I-696 in Royal Oak could soon house a five-story building with apartments, retail and parking, in a development called SoMa.  On Tuesday, the Royal Oak Planning Commission approved a special land use and site […]

Ferndale to Explore Two Options for Parking Deck

March 15th 2017

Ferndale to Explore Two Options for Parking Deck (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale residents and businesses will now see two plans unfolding for the parking deck downtown. The City had been considering a mixed use project that would serve to bring in tax and rental revenue, as well as new […]

Ferndale Council to Hear Parking Structure Update

March 12th 2017

Ferndale Council to Hear Parking Structure Update (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2017) Ferndale, MI – As the City of Ferndale moves forward with plans for a mixed use parking structure in the W. Troy Parking Lot, there will be an update at the March 13 City Council meeting. Research and plans for a deck […]

Ferndale Council to Vote Monday on Location of Parking Deck

October 20th 2016

Ferndale Council to Vote Monday on Location of Parking Deck (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council is expected to vote Monday on whether or not to approve constructing a parking deck at the corner of W. Troy and Allen where the W. Troy Parking Lot is currently. The vote […]