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Domino’s Farms Aids Ann Arbor’s Need for Office Space

Domino’s Pizza and Arbor Research are both launching new office building projects at Domino’s Farms. Domino’s Pizza is creating a 33,000-square-foot building on the north side of Domino’s Farms, expanding to their current space. Arbor Research is creating a new 49,500-square-foot headquarters building on the east side of Domino’s Farms. Both buildings should be completed

New Tenants in Downtown Ypsilanti

Formerly long-vacant buildings in Downtown Ypsilanti are experiencing revitalization as small businesses and nonprofits are rapidly filling up spaces. Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP), a nonprofit organization that, “provides access to the justice systems for those that need it most,” recently purchased the Smith Furniture building at 15 S Washington Street which became their headquarters. Decode

Ann Arbor’s Pieology Closed

The popular pizzeria Pieology at 620 E. Liberty St. in Ann Arbor has closed. According to a handwritten note on the door of the establishment, the location has closed “due to unfortunate circumstances.” Of five former Pieology locations in Michigan, only the Grand Rapids store remains open. Ann Arbor’s Pieology opened in 2015 as Michigan’s

Common Language Bookstore Closing

After being open for three decades in Kerrytown’s Braun Court, the beloved Common Language bookstore is closing its doors due to the owners’ retirement and a changing market. The LGBT bookstore is known for its inclusive atmosphere and for being an outlet for people to discover stories that speak to their experience. Owners Keith Orr

California-Based Company to Create 500 Jobs in Washtenaw

KLA-Tencor Corp., a California-based semiconductor company which provides process control and yield management systems, has plans to create 500 new jobs and eventually invest up to $71.1 million in Washtenaw County. KLA-Tencor Corp. has initial plans to lease space in Ann Arbor and then to build a permanent research-and-development center in Ann Arbor or Pittsfield

Oxford Companies Aims to Create “Alternative” A2 Downtown

Oxford Companies recently purchased the office building at 777 E. Eisenhower Parkway in Ann Arbor. This purchase is the first step of the real estate service company’s plans to create an “alternative downtown” for Ann Arbor around the State Street-Eisenhower Parkway corridor. Oxford Companies owns 37 other buildings in southern Ann Arbor.

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Muse Atelier Vintage At 336 S. Ashley In Ann Arbor

Muse Atelier Vintage, a boutique featuring unique clothing items, accessories, and original artwork, is now open at 336 S. Ashley in Ann Arbor.