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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

November 26, 2018

Supporting Small Business Growth At the center of Detroit’s economic revitalization is our robust small-business community. Home-grown restaurants, retail and other stores are bringing all corners of the city to life. Small businesses are transforming Detroit into a more walkable place–from major thoroughfares like Woodward, to neighborhoods throughout the city. DEGC provides a host of…

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Small Business Saturday in Detroit

November 26, 2018

DETROIT RETAILERS OFFER DISCOUNTS, SPECIALS AND FAMILY ACTIVITIES AS PART OF SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Businesses representing every Detroit neighborhood are participating in Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. DEGC Holiday Gift Guide offers 50 gift items priced at under $50, all available from Detroit retailers DETROIT – Detroit’s retail community is embracing Small Business Saturday,…

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Motor City Match announces Round 13 winners, welcomes past awardee to Detroit’s Eastside in ribbon-cutting ceremony

November 19, 2018

Senator Peters joins DEGC to welcome Coyote Hawk Design Center to Eastside in ribbon-cutting ceremony Round 13 cash awardees’ businesses span 10 Detroit neighborhoods Winners represent 84 percent minority- and 76 percent women-owned businesses NOVEMBER 19, 2018 (DETROIT) – Today, the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation’s (DEGC) Motor City Match (MCM) program announced 10 new businesses,…

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DEGC’S Motor City Match winner, Advance Plumbing and Heating Supply Co. continues century-long commitment to Detroit with city’s first decorative plumbing showroom

September 25, 2018

 Ninety-nine-year-old, fourth-generation family business committed to “rebuilding” Detroit Company received $100,000 Motor City Match grant to assist with building showroom Sept. 25, 2018 (Detroit) – Today, representatives from the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation’s (DEGC) Motor City Match Program and Mayor Mike Duggan joined Advance Plumbing and Heating Supply Co. owner, Jeff Moss, his family, and…

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Mayor Mike Duggan welcomes Norma G’s dine-in restaurant to Detroit’s Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood

September 10, 2018

First full-service, sit down restaurant in Jefferson-Chalmers area in nearly 30 years Restaurant has created 15 jobs for local residents with more likely Years of hard work, community support, collaboration make restaurant a reality SEPT. 10, 2018 (DETROIT) – Mayor Mike Duggan, Councilman Andre Spivey and a host of funders and supporters joined Norma G’s…

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