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MDOT grant to create 2,200 new jobs in Detroit for road improvements near Hamtramck border

“This strategic investment from the state will help the city upgrade the road infrastructure around GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, which will create 2,200 new jobs at a plant that was once expected to close,” Mayor Mike Duggan said. DETROIT – The Michigan Department of Transportation has awarded a grant that will create 2,200 new jobs

2021-03-23T14:49:42-05:00March 23rd, 2021|

Detroit’s Transfiguration School readied for housing transformation

“This project is about the community coming together to find solutions to both our need for affordable housing and the question on what to do with the many historic but unused buildings that dot our city,” said Mayor Mike Duggan The former Transfiguration School is undergoing a transformation. The city of Detroit’s Housing & Revitalization

2021-03-23T13:41:20-05:00March 23rd, 2021|

Amazon Expands Investment in Metro Detroit, Creates Thousands of New Jobs to Support Operations

"We're thrilled that Amazon selected Detroit for what will be one of the largest fulfillment centers in Michigan,” said Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. “Amazon has been a great partner and its most important delivery will be the 3,000 construction jobs, 1,200 permanent jobs and new small business opportunities this new facility will bring to our

2021-03-23T13:26:09-05:00March 23rd, 2021|

Crain’s Detroit Business: Detroit’s $250 million Proposal N blight bond passes handily

Proposal N, Mayor Mike Duggan's pitch to use debt to demolish 8,000 Detroit homes and secure another 6,000 from deterioration, appears headed toward passage with a wide lead as of Wednesday evening. The ballot proposal had more than two-thirds voter approval as of 9:50 p.m., with 71.1 percent of Detroit's voting precincts having fully reported

2020-12-07T14:11:04-05:00December 7th, 2020|

Click On Detroit: The Obama Building opens in Detroit’s Old Redford neighborhood

The Obama is the second completed project citywide to receive funding through Mayor Mike Duggan’s Strategic Neighborhood Fund initiative, a public-private partnership administered by Invest Detroit that raises funds from philanthropic partners and then invests that money into 10 neighborhoods spread across the city, including Old Redford. The building’s name comes from a painting of

2020-12-07T14:07:59-05:00December 7th, 2020|

The Detroit News: Bill Would Extend Duration of Property Tax Exemption in Some Cases

Elderly and disabled individuals seeking a poverty property tax exemption from their communities won't have to re-apply each year for the exemption under a bill advanced 5-0 by a Senate panel Wednesday.  The bill would allow communities to extend the duration of a poverty tax exemption on a principal residence to three years for people on a fixed

2020-12-02T20:08:15-05:00December 2nd, 2020|
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