Ford outlines union hiring plan for $740M Detroit construction

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The automobile giant's officials expressed concern that the company might not be able to meet Detroit's 51% local-hire requirement given the labor shortage

Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

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million to the City of Detroit and the Road Commission for Oakland County. City of Detroit. In the City of Detroit, the condition of Mt. million in TEDF Category A funds and nearly $4 million from the City of Detroit. Elliott in the city of Detroit, creating 120 new jobs.

Proposed Detroit ordinance could mandate 51% local hires for all city construction work

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City Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield proposed the measure as part of a package of "People's Bills" that she said will benefit Detroit residents

YFS Automotive Systems Investing $26.9M, Creating 160 Jobs In Detroit

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manufacturing facility in Detroit, creating 160 new jobs and investing $26.9 YFS Automotive Systems Investing $26.9M, Creating 160 Jobs In Detroit appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. YFS Automotive Systems, Inc.

Ford to Purchase Old Detroit Train Station

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Detroit’s 500,000-sq-ft, 18-story Michigan Central Station was recently sold by its longtime owners, the Moroun Family, to Ford Motor Co

Michigan’s URC Contributes $958M, 11,600 Jobs In Detroit

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Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC) added $958 million in economic activity to the city of Detroit in 2015, or the equivalent of $1,400 per Detroit resident, along with hundreds of programs that improve lives and advance neighborhoods, according to a new report.

New American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute Coming To Detroit

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New American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute Coming To Detroit appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. PM Environmental, Inc.

Detroit Development Could Bring 15,000 Construction Jobs

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The Detroit Free Press says Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, unveiled plans on Wednesday for a $2.1 billion development of four buildings that will eventually create 24,000 temporary and permanent jobs in the city.

Detroit Electric Returns To Motor City; 180 Jobs To Be Created

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The new Detroit Electric sports car will be revealed in April 2013. PRNewsFoto/Detroit Electric). After an absence of over 70 years, Detroit Electric has returned to the legendary Motor City, promising job creation and a range of exciting 100% electric vehicles for the mass market.

Michigan: Flex-N-Gate Corp. Puts Plant in Detroit

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Puts Plant in Detroit on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Automotive Business Report Food Processing Magazine Highlights Michigan BF-May/June-2016 Business Incentives Capital Investment corporate real estate Detroit Economic Development Employment expansion food processing Holland Michigan Economic Development Corporation Site Selection

Video: Ford To Redevelop Detroit's Michigan Central Train Station

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The train depot which once handled all of Detroit's passenger train traffic has been vacant for thirty years, but fell into disrepair when Detroit's other transport industry gave people individual mobility

Detroit Approves Tallest Building in Michigan

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The Detroit Downtown Development Authority approved plans to break ground on what will be Michigan's tallest building. Hudson department store site in Detroit. Scheduled for a December 1, 2017 start, the mixed-use structure will fill 1.2

Detroit gambled on Wall Street and lost

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Cities like Detroit, Chicago, LA and Stockton, California, to name a few, are on the leading - and bleeding - edge of the demographic and fiscal collapse that is causing the blue social model to implode before our very eyes.

Rebuilding Detroit With 3D Holograms

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. Detroit's abandoned buildings have a new resurrection tool. Detroit has thousands of abandoned buildings from residential to commercial to manufacturing plants.

The Road to Recovery in Detroit

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These have been dark days for Detroit. But out of the ashes of this monumental collapse — and in the midst of one of the most run-down neighborhoods in Detroit — a remarkable revival is rising like a phoenix. So hold off on the obituaries for Detroit, folks.

Daimler Trucks To Invest $375M to Bring New Engine Line to Detroit

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Daimler Trucks will invest $375 million to enable production of its new DD5 and DD8 medium duty engines at Detroit™ brand headquarters and manufacturing facility in Redford, MI. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

DTNA Unveils Detroit DD8 Midrange Engine

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Daimler Trucks North America unveiled its upcoming Detroit DD8 diesel, the second in a series of medium-duty engines, at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The DD8 expands on Detroit’s 4-cylinder DD5 introduced last year

Tiny House Development in Detroit Aims to Offer Affordable Housing

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The Detroit-based non-profit Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) recently unveiled the first six tiny homes already completed as part of their affordable housing solution in the area.

Michigan: Strong Partnerships, Stronger Growth

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Aerospace & Defense Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Featured Magazine Highlights Michigan Public-Private Partnerships State Focus Transportation & Infrastructure Utilities Workforce Development BF-July/August-2018 Business Incentives Consumers Energy corporate expansion Detroit Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corporation Economic Development Marshall Plan for Talent Michigan Economic Development Corporation PlanetM Startup Grant Program Site Selection

Little Caesars Building Detroit’s First New HQ In Over A Decade

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Construction is underway on a $150 million expansion to the pizza company’s World Headquarters Campus in the heart of The District Detroit. Read Little Caesars Building Detroit’s First New HQ In Over A Decade on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Site Selection The District Detroit

Flex-N-Gate To Create Up To 650 Jobs In Detroit

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Automotive supplier Flex-N-Gate will invest nearly $100 million in a new plant in Detroit’s eastside I-94 Industrial Park. “We’re proud that Flex-N-Gate is investing in Detroit, and in the people of Detroit,” said Governor Rick Snyder.

Local hire fines for Detroit arena contractors climb to $5.2M

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Little Caesars Arena contractors have hired 25% local workers but were required to employ at least 51

Sports/Entertainment: Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo

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DeMaria, the lead contractor for the world’s deepest-dive penguinarium, constructed various animal habitats for the Detroit Zoological Society over 15 years

10 Detroit Demolition Contractors Waiting for $8.7 Million

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Plans to Develop Downtown Detroit Could Bring 15,000 Construction Jobs

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The Detroit Free Press says Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, unveiled plans on Wednesday for a $2.1 billion development of four buildings that will eventually create 24,000 temporary and permanent jobs in the city.

Detroit Public Schools Shut Off Water After Lead, Copper Found

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The city of Detroit has shut off drinking water in all public schools after officials found high levels of lead and copper in samples from 16 out of 24 schools tested

3D printed models bring new economic district in Detroit to life

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This September, the 21,000-seat Little Caesars Arena is scheduled to open in downtown Detroit. million arena will be the new homes to the Detroit Red Wings professional hockey team and the Detroit Pistons basketball team.

Detroit Symbolizes the Fall of the Industrial Economy

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Yesterday I commented on the conviction of several political thugs in Detroit. Today I read an interesting review of a book chronically Detroit's demise. When you steal it, like the Kelptocrats in Detroit, Chicago, LA, NYC and Washington, D.C.

Michigan grants developer $2.1B for Detroit brownfields

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Billionaire Dan Gilbert's company Bedrock will capture various state taxes to help pay for proposed projects, which include a tower that would be the city's tallest

Detroit mixed-use high-rise could be one of tallest in US

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The firm owned by billionaire mogul Dan Gilbert that is redeveloping the iconic J.L. Hudson department store site proposed adding another 100 feet to the $909 million tower, and costs are likely to rise with it

More Toyota Power Coming To Detroit Metro Area

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The post More Toyota Power Coming To Detroit Metro Area appeared first on Business Facilities. Great Lakes Uncategorized Ann Arbor Ann Arbor SPARK Blog-Sept-2013 Detroit Michigan Economic Development Corporation Toyota Toyota Technical Center, Ann Arbor. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Collision Works Shipping Container Hotel Opens FIRST CONTAINER in Detroit

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Collision Works is being made possible by funding from a Kickstarter campaign and partnership with the Detroit Collaborative Design Center and Eastern Market Corporation.

Mixed-use development under construction in Detroit’s central business district

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In 2005, the historic 18-floor, 800-room Statler Hotel was torn down, leaving one of the most exclusive corners in downtown Detroit vacant. Now, over a decade later, a new mixed-use development has broken ground at the corner of Washington Boulevard and Park Avenue

Detroit's economic improvement a boon to its hotel sector

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The Detroit Foundation Hotel, an adaptive reuse and merging of two historic buildings, has emerged as one of the hotter downtown boutique spots serving the Motor City’s recovery. The five-story, 100-key hotel, which opened on May 12, recently took home best honors in the Upscale category at the 37 th annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design

Dan Gilbert, Detroit close to deal for downtown land swap

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Gilbert wants to build a stadium for a Major League Soccer team, but the city has not heard whether it will be awarded a franchise

Engineer charged with $1.5M Detroit airport fraud

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Federal prosecutors allege that the Rochester, Michigan, electrical engineer billed the airport authority for de-icing products he never used

Contractors have paid $5.2 billion for failing local resident employee mandate on Detroit arena

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Contractors working on the $863 million Little Caesars Arena in Detroit have paid $5.2 Contractors fell short of the mandate requiring at least 51% of workers on the new hockey arena be Detroit residents.

Daimler to Offer Detroit Medium-Duty Engines

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Daimler Trucks North America will offer Detroit medium-duty engines beginning in 2016. The new engines will be branded the Detroit DD5 and DD8.

More Blue on Blue Violence as Detroit Circles the Drain

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And now the bondholders in Detroit are infected! Detroit’s pensioners would begin to wonder why they pay dues to a union that can’t guarantee the pensions or benefits they were promised. Blue on Blue Violence in Detroit Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! Government unions and their long term lovers, cities, counties and municipalities run by Democrats, with whom the government unions have been in bed for decades, suddenly discovered they''ve all got herpes.

Contractors have paid $5.2 million for failing local resident employee mandate on Detroit arena

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Contractors working on the $863 million Little Caesars Arena in Detroit have paid $5.2 Contractors fell short of the mandate requiring at least 51% of workers on the new hockey arena be Detroit residents.