MFI-Miami Articles About “Dapper Dan” Gilbert Featured In The Voice Of Detroit

Diane Bukowski, the outspoken editor of the Voice of Detroit, posted an article on Friday on Voice of Detroit that discussed two articles I had recently written over the past two weeks about Dan Gilbert and his companies.   The first article focused on a survey done by MFI-Miami that showed 70.6% of 75 mortgages […]

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Quicken Loans Owner Dan Gilbert’s Voyeurism Fetish

You Can’t Go Anywhere In Downtown Detroit Without Dan Gilbert Watching You   Since Dan Gilbert strong-armed former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm and the City of Detroit to cough up to $200 million in tax incentives by threatening to move Quicken and all his companies to Cleveland if Dan Gilbert didn’t get a tax incentive to move […]

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Did Dan Gilbert And Quicken Loans Contribute To Detroit’s Blight?

Survey of Detroit Mortgages Show Quicken Loans Contributed To Detroit’s Blight It appears Quicken Loans owner and wannabe White Jesus of Detroit contributed to Detroit’s epic blight problem. Gilbert is not totally responsible for the blight. Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and others also share a greater responsibility. Yet Gilbert did contribute to the blight […]

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Detroit Media To The Masses: All Hail White Jesus, Dan Gilbert!

Detroit’s Dan Gilbert and the ‘savior complex’ – How do you cover a dominating figure in a struggling city without losing your skepticism? By Anna Clark, Columbia Journalism Review DETROIT, MI — “A man for his time and place. Love him or hate him.” That’s how Bill Shea, who covers the business of sports for Crain’s […]