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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 […]

U of M Students Help with Ferndale Parking Deck Communications

February 24th 2017

U of M Students Help with Ferndale Parking Deck Communications (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – As planning moves forward on adding a parking deck to Downtown Ferndale, the City has enlisted the help of students from the University of Michigan Citizen Interaction Design Program in facilitating some of the information sharing […]

What’s Being Built in Ferndale? Check Out These Developments

February 17th 2017

What’s Being Built in Ferndale?  Check Out These Developments (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale is the hot spot for development these days, with several apartment buildings and other construction projects in the works.  If all these projects are successful, there will be at least 428 apartments as well as an […]

Public Input Mtg. on Wilson/UHS Development in Ferndale Feb. 28

February 15th 2017

Public Input Meeting on Wilson/UHS Development in Ferndale Feb. 28 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – The developer for the Wilson (formerly University High School – UHS) building has scheduled a public meeting on Tuesday, February 28th – 6:30 PM at City Hall (300 E. 9 Mile, Ferndale). The meeting is scheduled to provide an update […]

Ferndalehaus Gets Approval for Phase Two of Development

January 19th 2017

Ferndalehaus Gets Approval for Phase Two of Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 19, 2017) Ferndale, MI – With shovels in the ground for the first phase of construction at the former Save-a-Lot property in Downtown Ferndale, developers of Ferndalehaus are ready to move forward with phase two after getting approval from the Planning Commission on […]

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side

January 18th 2017

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A proposed development could turn the Wing Hing Inn at 1820 E. 9 Mile into a food-truck themed restaurant called “Detroit Fleat.” (Yes, that is the way it’s spelled) Aaron Tye, who owns the food truck […]

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale

January 18th 2017

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The planning process continues for two properties in Ferndale that were purchased by Robertson Homes from Ferndale Schools in 2016 after the district closed schools as part of restructuring.  The properties are the sites of […]

Ferndale to Consider St. James Senior Living Proposal

January 7th 2017

Ferndale to Consider St. James Senior Living Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Planning continues on a development that would turn the former St. James School and Convent into an assisted living facility. Ferndale City Council is having a public hearing on Monday at 7pm to consider a special land use […]

Communities Share Ideas for Surviving Infrastructure Projects

November 17th 2016

Communities Share Ideas for Surviving Infrastructure Projects (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2016) Waterford, MI – Sometimes communities put a lot of planning into projects – like parking decks and road improvements – but forget that as these projects start, there are needs of the residents and businesses in the area that are impacted by […]

Several Cities Showcase One Stop Ready Properties in Oakland County

October 21st 2016

Several Cities Showcase One Stop Ready Properties in Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2016) Waterford, MI – “Developers know what cities are good to work with.  You make someone wait on a permit or an inspection, and the developer may not come back.  You get a bad reputation and that spreads to others […]