BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., September 15, 2014 – Princeton Enterprises, a privately held real estate investment company based in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. proudly sponsored a local non-profit crowdfunding organization located in Detroit, Mich.
More than 50 people gathered at Detroit SOUP located in the Jam Handy Building on September 13, 2014 for a microgranting dinner that supports creative projects in Detroit in which attendees receive a dinner of soup, salad and bread, and the opportunity to vote for one of the evenings presenters.
Princeton Enterprises representatives, Nancy Lutfy, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer along with Michele Dreer, Director of Marketing and Communications, presented Detroit SOUP with a $10,000 check to further the mission of Detroit SOUP in promoting community-based development in the city of Detroit.
“Matt met Amy Kaherl, Director of Detroit SOUP, and was so impressed with her ideas about this cause that he wanted to be a part of it.” said Dreer about Matthew Lester, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Princeton Enterprises.
In presenting the check to Detroit SOUP Dreer said “Princeton has taken a great interest in the city of Detroit and we believe the success of Detroit depends on the collaboration of grass root organizations, social entrepreneurship, and the continued success of established businesses. Organizations such as Detroit SOUP play a large role in promoting community development by supporting and empowering small businesses and creative projects throughout the city.”
Princeton currently has seven multifamily properties in downtown Detroit with their newest property, The Ashley, slated to open in early 2015.
For additional information on this announcement or Princeton Enterprises, please contact Michele Dreer at (248) 683-2500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Princeton Enterprises:
Princeton Enterprises, L.L.C. located in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is a premier real estate acquisition, development, and property management company that enjoys one of the finest reputations for successfully acquiring, repositioning and operating a diverse portfolio of real estate assets. Founded in 1994 by Matthew B. Lester, the company has grown to more than 525 employees, overseeing 105 properties and 18,500 individual apartment units in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, and South Carolina.
About Detroit SOUP:
Detroit SOUP is a microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects in Detroit. For a donation $5 attendees receive soup, salad, bread and a vote and hear from four presentations ranging from art, urban agriculture, social justice, social entrepreneurs, education, technology and more. Each presenter has four minutes to share their idea and answer four questions from the audience. At the event, attendees eat, talk, share resources, enjoy art and vote on the project they think benefits the city the most. At the end of the night, we count the ballots and the winner goes home with all of the money raised to carry out their project. Winners come back to a future SOUP dinner to report their project’s progress.