03/12/2012 08:34 am ET

Gilbert Details His 'Big Bang' Theory

The slow progress of retail leasing for downtown buildings controlled by Dan Gilbert isn't due to lack of interest, it's part of a plan.

Gilbert elaborated on his intentions during a speech at Crain's Idea: Detroit conference at the Fox Theatre last week, indicating he's hoping to create a larger plan before signing leases.

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