Michigan’s largest cannabis dispensary is opening in the historic Gibraltar Trade Center – Detroit Metro Times

In 2023, Pure Roots opened what was the state’s largest dispensary in a former Mexican restaurant in Battle Creek, but now the 8,000-square-foot facility’s title has been stolen.

The historic Gibraltar Trade Center, which shut down its Mount Clemens market in 2017, will breathe new life again as Michigan cannabis brand Pleasantrees takes over 9,000 square feet of the 250,000 square-foot building.

Pleasantrees has been occupying its new space since 2022 at partial capacity, but is now ready to open its full facility with a grand opening weekend March 29-30 featuring on-site cannabis consumption, games, and giveaways, plus a first look at the new space.

Along with a renovated interior and parking lot, Pleasantrees commissioned Detroit Sign Painters in 2023 to repaint the iconic Gibraltar Man sign in a new blue suit to mark the building’s new era. For many Southeast Michigan residents, the location itself is bound to bring back fond memories.

“I grew up, born and raised here, and for me and many folks in the area, Gibraltar was always a place of commerce, a place to go on the weekend, whether it was for shopping at the market or

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