Boutique Hotels Planned for Downtown Detroit

With a goal of having a cultural hub in downtown Detroit as the hotel lobby, major players from Shinola and Quicken Loans are getting together to build a boutique hotel that will have 130-plus rooms. Even better, foodies should be happy to hear that the Nobu Hospitality Group will be operating the on-site restaurants.

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Detroit is getting a trendy new boutique hotel where workers can grab a drink in a beer garden or open their laptops while lounging in chic club chairs, in the latest sign of a rebound in the Motor City.

Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, the third-largest U.S. mortgage lender, is teaming up with upscale watchmaker Shinola to build the 130-plus-room hotel with about 17,000 square feet of retail space.

Mr. Gilbert’s Bedrock Detroit, the development arm of his family of companies, is credited with helping to revitalize Detroit’s city center by moving thousands of his high-paid employees there and redeveloping mostly vacant skyscrapers into high-tech offices. Continue Reading

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