Press Releases

024 Sahara

Sahara Restaurant & Grill to Open First Detroit Location on Columbia Street

Olympia Development of Michigan joins the award-winning Sahara Restaurant & Grill to announce that the local favorite will bring its unique Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors to The District Detroit by opening its first location in the city next year.

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028 Update

Ilitch Organization Exploring the Launch of a Regional Sports Network

The Ilitch organization, which represents leading sports and entertainment brands such as the Detroit Tigers, the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Entertainment and a joint venture interest in 313 Presents, today announced that it is exploring the creation of a new regional sports network (RSN)

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008 Storm Ready

National Weather Service Certifies Little Caesars Arena and Other Venues as 'StormReady'

Metro Detroit’s major sports and entertainment venues are now certified to spot, report and prepare for a wide range of weather conditions

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028 Update

Olympia Development of Michigan Updates Planning, Progress and Impact in The District Detroit

The District Detroit was first announced as a bold vision for public/private investment designed to bring sports, entertainment, economic vitality and a new, world-class arena to the area between downtown and Midtown.

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024 The M Den

The M Den Selects Columbia Street Destination in The District Detroit for First Detroit Location

The M Den and Olympia Development of Michigan announced today that the official merchandise retailer for University of Michigan athletic apparel will open its first Detroit location along the new Columbia Street shopping and dining destination next year.

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011 Frita Web

Frita Batidos to Bring Award-Winning Cuban Inspired Street Food to The District Detroit as Part of New Columbia Street Retail & Dining Destination

Frita Batidos and Olympia Development of Michigan announced today that the award-winning Cuban inspired restaurant is joining Detroit’s incredible resurgence with a location at the new Columbia Street shopping and dining destination next to the historic Fox Theatre and the new Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion.

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New Mike Ilitch School of Business, Made Possible by $40M Donation from Mike and Marian Ilitch, Opens to Thousands of Students, Expands Wayne State Campus to The District Detroit

Made possible by a $40 million gift from Mike and Marian Ilitch, the opening of the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University was celebrated today. 

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032 Kulture City

Comerica Park and Little Caesars Arena Partner with KultureCity; All Games and Events at Both Venues to be Sensory Inclusive

Comerica Park and Little Caesars Arena, located in The District Detroit, have partnered with KultureCity to make all events hosted at the ballpark and multi-purpose arena sensory inclusive.

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024 Arc

The District Detroit and American Red Cross to Host Blood Drive at Little Caesars Arena August 9

An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross, The District Detroit and Meijer Inc.  to hold one of the largest blood drives in Michigan at the state-of-the-art Little Caesars Arena on Thursday, August 9.

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023 Leung

New Parking Amenities Offered in The District Detroit

Olympia Development of Michigan announced today the hiring of Joe Leung as Vice President of Parking Services.

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