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Ram Tool to open a branch in Chicago

Birmingham, Alabama-based Ram Tool Construction Supply Co. has opened a new greenfield branch in the Greater Chicago Area. Located at 5 Greenwood Avenue in Romeoville, Illinois, the store is Ram Tool’s first branch in the state.

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Detroit on the rise: The return of the Renaissance City

| Steven Siegel

On June 18, hundreds gathered around the Michigan Central Depot, Detroit’s 500,000-square-foot decrepit former central train station. The building has served as a symbol of the city’s various ailments wrapped up in one gigantic piece of real estate: globalization, lack of opportunities, civic mismanagement. Yet, this time the crowd was not …

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The secrets to reviving struggling downtowns? Taller buildings, narrower streets and on-street parking can help

| Dan Rafter

It was plain to see: The downtown business strip that had so long thrived in Birmingham, Michigan, was struggling. Bob Gibbs, an urban planner and chief executive officer of Birmingham-based Gibbs Planning, pointed to the luxury mall that had opened two miles away and had grabbed the major tenants that had lined downtown Birmingham for year…