A Pop Up Pairing at the Grand River WorkPlace

Nicole Bien-Aime and Chanel Coleman met while they were taking ProsperUs training at the Grand River WorkPlace. Nicole had been selling women’s clothing out of an office building ill-suited to her needs. Chanel’s custom shoes and accessories business had been an online only endeavor and she was looking to expand. During their training the women…

GRANDcorridor Project Beautifies Grand River

The GRANDcorridor Beautification Project fuses art and the natural environment to create a more walkable, beautiful corridor along Grand River. Sponsored by GRDC, in collaboration with the student-run Project 561, artist collective The Forge, and numerous community and business volunteers, the project includes three new murals at local businesses and twenty five newly planted street…

From ProsperUs to Pop-Up

Grand River is seeing a lot more activity these days and it’s not because of the moving cars, it’s because businesses are growing here. Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation has served as a key partner in cultivating and incubating new businesses here in Grandmont Rosedale. Grand River WorkPlace, Grandmont Rosedale’s coworking incubator and pop-up retail space,…

Grandmont Rosedale Businesses Semifinalist for Hatch Detroit Contest

Two Grandmont Rosedale Businesses have been chosen as the top 10 semifinalists for Comerica’s Hatch Detroit Contest. The Natural Market (Grand River WorkPlace’s current pop-up shop) and Brut Detroit ( Grandmont Rosedale’s pop-up wine bar) have both been selected as semifinalists for the 2016 Hatch Detroit Contest, which was announced Thursday, August 11th. The Hatch…