Monday, February 25, 2013
Visions for Vacancies: Development has plenty of vacancies; What could invigorate Cherry Hill Village?
Cherry Hill Village, a promising business and residential development in Canton, sports numerous vacant storefronts, a sign of its struggles to grow over the past decade. With amenities such as the spacious Village Theater and plenty of homes cropping up in the area, the district still has plenty of growth potential. What would you like to see in Cherry Hill Village? Let us know which types of businesses can help the area reach its potential in the comments below.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Visions for Vacancies: Isabella's Copper Pot is slated to close at the end of March.
Downtown Plymouth will see one of its coveted downtown storefronts open up this year when kitchen goods shop Isabella's Copper Pot closes its doors after three years in business along South Main Street. Facing Kellogg Park in the area of town that sees the most foot traffic, the vacancy might not last for long. Situated alongside old standbys such as Wiltse's Pharmacy and downtown's popular eateries, Isbella's pending vacancy will offer prime downtown real estate. With just over a month remaining before the kitchen shop closes its doors, it's time to weigh in on what visions you have for this storefront. What does downtown Plymouth need that could fit this space? Let us know in the comments below!
Monday, February 18, 2013
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Saturday, February 16, 2013
Bakery closes doors in downtown Plymouth.
Downtown Plymouth has another vacancy, with bakery Perfectly Sweet Cakes & Desserts closing its doors as owner Kurt Lienhard goes back into the pharmaceutical industry. The bakery, known for its soft German pretzels, had opened a new location in downtown Plymouth in 2012 alongside Cozy Cafe. It previously shared space with Boule Artisan Bakery. What should move into its space? Tell us in the comments what downtown Plymouth needs and what should go in this space.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Visions for Vacancies: Central Middle School faces closure as part of a May 7 bond proposal.
Plymouth's historic Central Middle School could cease to exist as an educational facility if voters support a May 7 bond measure. Already, there has been chatter about what should happen to the school building if the bond passes and the building closes. The historic building might not be the most energy-efficient, but does have a swimming pool and athletic fields. What would you like to see in its place, should it close? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Visions for Vacancies: Bar will close on Feb. 1 under agreement with City of Plymouth; What type of bar and restaurant would you like to see in its place?
The Rock Bar & Grill will close Feb. 1 as part of an agreement with the City of Plymouth after numerous liquor-related violations. The business now is for sale, as owner Kevin Mantanago seeks a buyer for the building, along with a transfer of its coveted liquor license. Needless to say, the new occupant of the former Rock Bar & Grill space will be another bar and restaurant. What characteristics would you like to see in a potential buyer? Any food menu items you're craving? Let us know in the comments!
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Visions for Vacancies: What type of business would you like to see on Ann Arbor Road in Plymouth Township?
Several storefronts in and near the Plymouth Township retail plaza anchored by Grand Traverse Pie Company sit vacant, awaiting new tenants. One property we're focusing on this week is on the opposite end of the plaza from Grand Traverse Pie Company, alongside Batteries Plus. The space is ideal size for a retail establishment or mid-sized eatery. What would you like to see in this spot? Tell us in the comments!
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Which new businesses would you like to see in Plymouth or Canton in 2013?
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
What are Plymouth and Canton missing? Let us know by posting a comment below.
This past year, Plymouth and Canton saw plenty of new businesses pop up, including the popular Sardine Room, Panache 447, Jay's Stuffed Burgers and Greek Islands eateries in downtown Plymouth, Penn Station in Plymouth Township and Village Coffeehouse in Canton's Cherry Hill Village. Fun-seeking patrons also enjoyed the new Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Canton, which opened in July. In 2013, a new Busch's grocery is slated to open in Canton, and plenty of local buildings still sit vacant, awaiting new tenants. What business would you like to see open in Plymouth or Canton in 2013? Let us know by posting a comment below.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Visions for Vacancies: Building along Ann Arbor Road in Plymouth Township sits empty.
Amidst a cluster of vacant plaza storefronts on Ann Arbor Road between Haggerty and Lilley sits an empty building alongside the plaza housing Grand Traverse Pie Company. The space, perhaps ideally suited for a mid-sized retail outfit, is a standalone building on a busy business corridor in the township. What would you like to see here? Offer your suggestions in the comments below, or suggest a profile on another local vacancy in your town.