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Progress continues in The District Detroit as more retail tenants set to open along Woodward Avenue

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced a new Starbucks location will soon open in a renovated street-level retail space of the Fox Theatre building at Montcalm Street – adding to more than 10 retail and restaurant tenants already announced or operating along Woodward Avenue in The District Detroit.

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​Rush Bowls To Open First Michigan Location on Columbia Street in The District Detroit

Olympia Development of Michigan joined Metro Detroit-based BLUSH Enterprises, Inc. today to announce plans to open the first Michigan location of the Rush Bowls healthy, fast-casual restaurant concept along the Columbia Street shopping and retail destination in The District Detroit. The eatery will feature meals-in-a-bowl crafted from the finest fruits and vegetables, blended with protein, vitamins and other nutritious ingredients, and topped with organic crunchy granola and honey.  

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Chevrolet Plaza Summer Cinema Series Set to Begin on Wednesday, June 19 with Screening of 'Captain Marvel'

Details for the inaugural Chevrolet Plaza Summer Cinema Series were announced today featuring four free, family-friendly movie screenings throughout the summer in the Chevrolet Plaza at Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit. 

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Little Caesars Arena Achieves LEED Silver Certification

The Ilitch organization, in conjunction with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), announced today that the award-winning Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.

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Construction Begins on New Woodward Medical/Law Office Building in The District Detroit

Olympia Development of Michigan, the Detroit Medical Center and Warner Norcross + Judd LLP celebrated the groundbreaking today on a new, five-story medical, office and retail building at 2715 Woodward Avenue in The District Detroit. Located between the award-winning Little Caesars Arena and the new Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University, the 127,000-square-foot construction project will add increasing density and economic activity to Detroit’s continuing resurgence.

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Olympia Development of Michigan Expanding in Anticipation of Future Development in The District Detroit

Working to ensure the success of The District Detroit and other development across the Ilitch companies, Olympia Development of Michigan continues to expand its development team with recent and future personnel additions. Recent and anticipated hiring will reach more than two dozen new employees dedicated to the Ilitch organization’s continuing development in The District Detroit. 

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Little Caesars is celebrating its 60th anniversary today by welcoming thousands of franchisees, suppliers and employees to the company’s hometown for its annual Global Business Conference.   The first Little Caesars location opened in the Detroit suburb of Garden City, Michigan on May 8, 1959 – sixty years ago today.  Little Caesars is the third largest company in the $145 billion worldwide pizza industry.

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A new Union Joint is Coming to the new Little Caesars World Headquarters Campus Expansion in The District Detroit

Union Joints is proud (and pumped) to announce that a Union Joints restaurant will anchor the new Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Columbia Street in Detroit. The 14,000 square-foot space along Woodward Avenue at the new Columbia Street retail destination will feature a second-floor patio that faces Comerica Park on the second level.

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Fans Invited to Join Second Annual Jack Daniel's Season Opening Party at Little Caesars Arena As Part of Tigers Home Opener on Thursday, April 4

The Ilitch organization today announced that fans are invited to join the second annual Jack Daniel’s Season Opening Party on the exterior of the award-winning Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit ahead of the Detroit Tigers home opener at Comerica Park on Thursday, April 4. Access to the festival is free, open to the public and available for fans of all ages.

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Tin Roof Coming to The District Detroit

Tin Roof and Olympia Development of Michigan today announced that Tin Roof will join the city's continuing resurgence in The District Detroit. Tin Roof will be located at 47 East Adams, formerly occupied by Cheli's Chili Bar.

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