Tag Archives: Quicken Loans

Progress in the Mitten State

Yesterday a bi-partisan group of over 20 state legislators accepted the Michigan Municipal League’s invitation to meet at Quicken Loans HQ in downtown Detroit to discuss talent and place. Noted economist Joe Cortwright detailed the linkages between talent attraction and … Continue reading

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A Big Week in Michigan

UPDATE 4/11/13: The League’s Capital Conference was an interesting event. I have not seen, in my time working with communities, so many really unhappy local officials with the direction of the state government. I expect that there will be a … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Importance

The following shortened blog post is adapted from my column in the upcoming March/April edition of The Review magazine. The editon will be filled with stories about how Detroit is being reimagined and reinvigorated. ***************************** Imagine your body without your … Continue reading

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The Hardest Steel Comes From the Hottest Fire

“The world is but a canvas to the imagination.”  — Henry David Thoreau Something truly magical is happening in the City of Detroit. And very few know about it. A quick perusal of my biography will tell you that I … Continue reading

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