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2014-06-23 08:21:07

MANCHESTER, England, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C-level airport executives join government officials and industry leaders in support of inaugural event The Aerotropolis EMEA Conference & Exhibition is part of a series of events for the global airport development and real estate communities, designed to complement the Airport Cities World Conference & Exhibition with a more practical approach and a regional focus. This inaugural event, hosted by...

2010-12-06 14:36:00

DETROIT, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Legislature on Friday, December 3, enacted a major tax incentive package, the "Next Michigan Development" initiative, aimed at attracting logistics, transportation and manufacturing firms to transportation hubs and other regional facilities. The six-bill package requires local governments to cooperatively implement the tax incentives in consultation with State economic development officials. The Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development...

2010-09-28 08:14:00

DETROIT, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Detroit Mercy's College of Engineering and Science & School of Architecture present the 2010 Designing Sustainable Detroit Symposium, "Riding Trucks, Trains, Boats and Planes to Urban Vitality." The symposium will take place on September 30 at 6 p.m. in the Fountain Lounge on the McNichol's Campus. The symposium will explore how transportation initiatives promise to bring economic development, job creation and improved...

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2009-06-26 15:15:00

General Electric announced on Friday that it plans to open an "Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Software Center" in Michigan that would employ some 1,100 scientists, engineers and technologists over the next few years. The state of Michigan is providing more than $60 million in incentives over the next 12 years to support the new center, whose workers will focus on information technology, energy and aviation research and development, and on driving progress in manufacturing capability....

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2009-06-25 17:11:12

Sources close to General Electric Corp. said the company planned to open a clean energy research center in Detroit that would create 1,200 jobs. While not specifying what it would be, a company spokesman said GE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt would include some news in a speech scheduled for the Detroit Economic Club Friday, the Detroit Free Press reported Thursday. Gov. Jennifer Granholm spokeswoman Liz Boyd declined to comment Wednesday. A source, however, said GE would...

2009-06-23 11:54:14

Objections filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York said General Motor's Corp.'s plan to close a Michigan transmission plant would shift jobs overseas. The objections filed by Michigan counties Wayne and Washtenaw and the City of Ypsilanti say GM's plans to close the Willow Run facility would move U.S. jobs to Mexico and France, the Detroit Free Press reported Tuesday. GM has said it needed to consolidate six-speed transmission production due to reduced demand. Last week, however, local...

2009-01-05 14:26:00

January 13, 2009 Meeting to Focus on Regional Development DETROIT, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), in connection with the Institute of Management Accountants, will hold our first meeting of 2009 on January 13, featuring Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. Mr. Ficano will share the strategy to leverage our world-class dual airport system and the region's strong geographic and manufacturing-based assets into the Detroit...

2007-05-31 12:00:28

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano today announced the formation of a public private task force that will champion the creation of an Aerotropolis, or airport city, linking Detroit Metropolitan, Willow Run and other regional airports, rail and port facilities. In a joint announcement of the task force with Detroit Renaissance President Doug Rothwell, Ficano said, "Southeast Michigan is perfectly poised to serve as a global logistics hub....


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