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Tour Montgomery Houze Units and Amenities

August 27th, 2015 No comments

Montgomery HouzeThe Residence @ Montgomery Houze truly offers its residents an enriching urban lifestyle nestled in the Heart of Downtown Ann Arbor. Residents can enjoy within a moments walk the delicious restaurants on Main St., catch a concert in Kerrytown, view a new Indie film at the Michigan Theatre, or go shopping at one of the posh stores along Liberty & State St. Montgomery Houze is surrounded by the thriving Ann Arbor cultural scene that no other Michigan city offers.


Montgomery Houze Ann Arbor


Ann Arbor Condominiums

Montgomery Houze Dining Room


Montgomery Houze Dining Room

Montgomery Houze Kitchen


Montgomery Houze Kitchen

Montgomery Houze Kitchen

Montgomery Houze Living Room


Montgomery Houze Living Room

Montgomery Houze Balcony


Montgomery Houze Balcony

Tour Briggs Houze Unit and Amenities

August 27th, 2015 No comments

Briggs Houze DetroitLocated on West Adams between Clifford Street and Park Avenue and only two blocks west of Woodward, Briggs Houze will bring elegant and upscale urban living to the Foxtown Neighborhood. Residents will be able to enjoy dining options planned for the first floor, new dining experiences in the area, and much of downtown within easy reach that include entertainment venues, The Financial District, and Theater District.


Briggs Houze Lobby


Briggz House Lobby

Inside Briggs Houze Lobby


Inside Briggs Houze Lobby

Briggs Houze Living Room


Briggs Houze Living Room

Briggs Houze Studio Kitchen


Briggs Houze Studio Kitchen

Briggs Houze Rec Room


Rec Room at Briggs Houze

The Exercise Room at Briggs Houze


Briggs Houze Excercise Room

Tour Regis Houze Unit Tour Amenities

August 20th, 2015 No comments

Exterior View of Regis HouzeRegis Houze offers 58 units mostly comprising of studio and one-bedroom apartments ranging from 500 to 800 square feet that will be fitted with new electrical, plumbing, heating/cooling, kitchens/appliances and flooring.

Amenities for the units will include valet service, room service, laundry room, recreation room and a ground floor restaurant that will serve the tenants and the surrounding area and only steps away from the new M1 rail transit system.

Below are renderings of the building lobby and unit living rooms:

Regis Houze Unit


Regis Houze Unit in Detroit

Regis Houze Lobby


Regis Houze Lobby and Commons

Regis Houze Unit Living Room


Living room unit at Regis Houze

Oakland County Court Grants $487,000 to Wireless Toyz and Joe Barbat

February 24th, 2012 Comments off

Oakland County Court grants $487,000 to Wireless Toyz, its CEO Joe Barbat, and Other officers of the company.

On January 17, 2012, Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Shalina D. Kumar awarded case evaluation sanctions against David Abbo and Colorado Toyz, LLC in favor of Wireless Toyz, its CEO Joe Barbat, Richard Simtob and Jack Barbat.  On February 15, 2012, Judge Kumar entered a judgment against David Abbo and Colorado Toyz, LLC in favor of Wireless Toyz its CEO Joe Barbat, Richard Simtob and Jack Barbat in the amount of $487,000.

The plaintiffs in the case, David Abbo and Colorado Toyz, LLC, have filed a malpractice law suit against their former attorneys, Norman Yatooma & Associates, Norman Yatooma and Robert Zawideh for malpractice and other claims.

“We are pleased with the outcome of the trial.  To see the court recognize that plaintiffs and their attorneys who seek to abuse the legal system will be held accountable is important to the integrity of our legal system…. justice has been served”.  Says Joe Barbat Wireless Toyz Chairman and CEO.  Barbat continued to say…  “This was an unfortunate case of bad legal advice that cost the plaintiff(s) severely.  Although the outcome was appropriate, well deserved and justified my feelings go out to Mr. Abbo and his family”.

About Joe Barbat and Wireless Toyz:

Joe Barbat founded Wireless Toyz in 1996.  Under Joe Barbat’s direction, Wireless Toyz began franchising in 2001, following the success of the company’s first store. By the end of 2004, Joe Barbat had established 62 Wireless Toyz locations. Today, Wireless Toyz has 72 locations across the country.  Joe Barbat attributes Wireless Toyz’s success to its innovative business model, which allows customers to compare several service plans and products side-by-side.

The Wireless Toyz business model has also been of great benefit to the Wireless Toyz franchisees, and Joe Barbat takes pride in providing others with a means to launch their own careers.

Inside CES 2012

January 11th, 2012 Comments off

Cool CES Events

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas offers the opportunity for any electronics or technology enthusiast to go completely on overload.  So many phones, devices, notebooks, and gadgets are being released at the same time from top industry names such as Audi, Nokia, Panasonic and more.

Attendees and fans of CES 2012 absolutely love events that drive user feedback and competition.  Here are a few of the most popular:

Last Gadget Standing

“A perennial attendee favorite, Last Gadget Standing challenges contenders to give the product demo of their lives.  At stake: bragging rights as the product ‘most likely to change the face of technology.’  See all the winners strut their stuff in this inventive, fast-paced competition. Guest emcees Gary Dell’Abate and Jon Hein from the Howard Stern Show will host the event. ”

Mobile Apps Showdown

“Are you ready for a showdown? Pit your mobile app against the competition during the Mobile Apps Showdown at 2012 CES! Apps producers will have two minutes to demo their app, and an applause-o-meter will measure audience enthusiasm to determine the winners. Guest emcees Gary Dell’Abate and Jon Hein from the Howard Stern Show will host the event”

“Now in its third year at the International CES, this event, honoring the best smartphone and tablet apps, will take place on Thursday, January 12, 2012.”

“Judges will select 10 finalists for the apps competition, which will take place live at the 2012 CES and online. Two winners will be selected, one based on a live vote at the 2012 CES and the other based on online voters at the site.”

Cast Your Vote For Mobile Apps Showdown

CES Celebrity Watch

Check out the list of celebrities to watch for at CES 2012:

  • Dennis Rodman (Basketball)
  • Robert Horry (Basketball)
  • John Salley (Basketball)
  • Allison Fishman (Cookbook Author)
  • Eliza Dushku (Actress and CES Celebrity Ambassador)
  • Jordan Rudess (Artist and Composer)
  • Jillian Micheals (Expert Fitness Trainer)
  • Miss Jamie Michelle (Professional Model)
  • Justin Bieber (Pop Megastar)
  • LL Cool J (Just a cool guy!)
  • Snooki (?)
  • Carl Banks (Football)
  • 50 Cent (Rapper and Actor)
  • Wayne Brady (Actor and Singer)
  • James Bond Directors and Girls
  • Chicago
  • Teresa Scanlan (Miss America 2011)

Thank you CES 2012!

In Closing

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