Real Estate Roundup 9/20/17

The University of Michigan gets another $50 million from Stephen Ross

"The $50 million gift ranks as one of the top 10 largest individual donations in the unversity's history." 

U.S. Housng Starts Slipped, Permits Rose In August

"It is unclear whether Hurricanes Harvey and Irma played a role in the modest decline in housing starts... they will at the very least intensify recent builder concerns about short labor and high material costs."

MSU opens $88.1M Grand Rapids Research Center

"According to MSU’s most recent estimates, the center is expected to increase employment in the Grand Rapids area by about 480 jobs by 2029..."