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Detroit, Varanasi and Venice Chosen to Host Global Innovator Challenges in Toyota Mobility Foundation’s $9m Sustainable Cities Challenge

The A to Z of Building

Detroit, Varanasi and Venice have been selected to host City Challenges as part of the Toyota Mobility Foundation’s Sustainable Cities Challenge. The $9 million global Challenge aims to make life better for people living in cities around the world.

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Transom Capital acquires Virginia Tile

Floor Covering News

Virginia Tile is a Midwest-based specialty distributor of design-centric tile, decorative surfaces and installation accessory products headquartered in metro Detroit. Los Angeles—Transom Capital Group, an operations-focused middle market private equity firm, has acquired Virginia Tile Company , LLC.

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Johnson Hardwood expands partnership with All Surfaces

Floor Covering News

All Surfaces operates 50 distribution locations across 16 states from Denver to Detroit. .” Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., All Surfaces is the combination of market-leading distributors, including All Tile and Carpet Cushions & Supplies, Blakely Products Co., Cartwright Distributing, Tri-State Wholesale Flooring and Walcro.

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Here Are the 10 Most Affordable Cities for Renters in 2018

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Detroit, MI Household Income Spent on Rent: 24.8% Zillow’s Average Monthly Rent Payment: $1,209 You can rent a large, 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 3,400 square foot house like this one on Zillow for $1,350 per month in Detroit. Detroit suffered from a mass exodus of people after economic troubles but it appears to be making a comeback.

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Full speed ahead for Johnson following distribution shuffle

Floor Covering News

All totaled, All Surfaces operates 50 distribution locations across 16 states from Denver to Detroit. Headquartered in Minneapolis, All Surfaces is the combination of market-leading distributors, including All Tile and Carpet Cushions & Supplies, Blakely Products Co., Cartwright Distributing, Tri-State Wholesale Flooring and Walcro.

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MSI Opens Detroit-area Distribution Center

Stone Update

65,000 ft² facility includes slab and tile showrooms, computerized visualizations tools for customers.

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Q&A with Shinola’s Daniel Caudill

Heath Ceramics

With similar commitments to revitalizing the American manufacturing industry and setting up camp in major cities (Detroit for Shinola, Sausalito and San Francisco for Heath), our goals of preserving craft and focusing on quality are very much aligned. How does manufacturing in the heart of Detroit inspire your work?

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