The Rise and Fall of Cribspot

[caption id="attachment_15009" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alex Gross (head of business development); Evan Dancer (co-founder, CTO/lead engineer); Jason Okrasinski (co-founder and CEO); Tim Jones (co-founder and CMO); Kevin Gardner (content manager)[/caption] Renting in Ann Arbor has never been a picnic. With little to no online information, students seeking off-campus...

Boating Registrations Swell in Region

Boat registrations in Michigan have fallen 10 percent since peaking in 2003, but the five-county Grand Traverse region is bucking the trend. That’s not a surprise to Rick Venner, general manager of Harbor Springs-based Walstrom Marine’s Traverse City showroom, which sells new and used boats ranging...

Demise of the Cube Farm: Hagerty embraces the ‘Future of Work’

Hagerty is embracing the future of work one location at a time. The specialty insurance provider is redesigning parts of its work spaces to be more collaborative, including comfy furniture and areas where small groups can gather. The spaces getting refreshed include the Silverstone common area (see rendering) at...

When Disaster Strikes, Call These Guys

From their headquarters on Seeley Road just north of the village of Kalkaska, C.C. Power Electrical Contracting dispatched 100 men, bucket trucks and other equipment to Florida in early September. They were there to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful...