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Torn from the Pages of Facebook… Stewart Beal announces ambitious plans for Ypsilanti’s Smith Furniture Building

Local real estate developer Stewart Beal recently posted the following to Facebook and I’m curious to know your thoughts on it… As I’m seriously light-headed from coughing, and about half way into a bottle of Tylenol, I’ll abstain.

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Newcombe Clark

A week or so ago, in front of an audience at Conor O’Neills, I had the pleasure of conducting a live exit interview with Ann Arbor-born commercial real estate broker turned University of Michigan MBA Newcombe Clark, who will soon be leaving Michigan for Chicago. As there was still a great deal that we didn’t […]

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Art Fair Rage Syndrome

Ann Arbor is never a pleasant place to be during Art Fair. I understand that it’s a good thing, as it brings money into the city at a time when local businesses could really use the sales, but, from the point of view of a local, it’s a huge pain in the ass. Traffic is […]

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The future of Cross Street

AnnArbor.com has a story today about O’Neal Construction buying up the block of Cross Street that used to house Ted’s Campus Drugs and our local art supply store, Art Attack. Judging from the comments following the article, I’d say that people are happy to see the project in the hands of O’Neal, which was the […]

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