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Oak Park 9 Mile Redesign/Construction Open House March 30

March 25th 2016

Oak Park 9 Mile Redesign/Construction Open House March 30 (EVENT page) Oak Park 9 Mile Redesign/Construction Open House March 30 Proposed Construction Projects Nine Mile RedesignOpen House Wednesday, March 30, 4 to 7 p.m. at City Hall In 2014, our Strategic Economic Development Plan was adopted by City Council. The plan outlined action steps to […]

MML# 2: Michigan’s TED Puts Tools for Success Together

March 24th 2016

MML# 2:  Michigan’s TED Puts Tools for Success Together (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2016) Lansing, MI – For about the past year the State of Michigan has taken a team approach to economic growth with the creation of  TED: the Talent and Economic Department. TED brings together multiple agencies, including: Michigan Economic Development Corporation, […]

Public Hearing on Motorama Business License Appeal March 1

February 23rd 2016

Public Hearing on Motorama Business License Appeal March 1 Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council is set to hear the appeal from Motorama Motel’s business license on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 5:30pm at Ferndale City Hall 300 E. 9 Mile Road. The meeting is open to the public and there will be time for […]

Ferndale Denies Motorama Motel Business License Renewal

February 9th 2016

Ferndale Denies Motorama Motel Business License Renewal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The owner of the Motorama Motel has five days to appeal a decision made Monday night by Ferndale City Council not to renew their business license. The Motorama Motel, located at the corner of 8 Mile and Woodward had […]

Development Properties in 18 Communities Part of One Stop Ready Showcase Oct. 30

October 25th 2015

Development Properties in 18 Communities Part of One Stop Ready Showcase Oct. 30 (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 24, 2015) Developers, investors, brokers and businesses interested in owning a piece of prime Oakland County real estate can shop for available parcels at the county’s second annual One Stop Ready (OSR) Community Showcase. The event is […]

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19

September 9th 2015

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19 (event) September 19th, 2015 – 10am-1pm Come for an informal conversation on: The Future of 8 Former School Properties, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) & Ottawa Towers as an Innovation District Catalyst More info: https://www.facebook.com/PhoenixCenterRising Previous story: http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/09/21/fate-of-the-phoenix-center-public-gets-tour-video/

FedEx Ground Breaks Ground in Oak Park, Delivering New Jobs (video)

July 23rd 2015

FedEx Ground Breaks Ground in Oak Park, Delivering New Jobs (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2015) It was a proud day for Oak Park as City officials welcomed FedEx Ground Executives and other key players in regional development for an official groundbreaking for a 300,000 square foot distribution center. The center will be built […]

3-60 Updates: Parking Study Jan 26, 3-60 Project update Feb. 9

January 22nd 2015

3-60 Updates: Parking Study Jan 26, 3-60 Project update Feb. 9 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 22, 2015) The City of Ferndale and the developers of the 3-60 Project are moving forward, with two meetings that may be of interest to the public. The first is a presentation to City Council on Jan. 26 as part of […]

TIF Extension Fuels 20 More Years of Development Downtown

March 15th 2012

“The City is making an investment in our Downtown…and the results have spoken for themselves,” said Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter when he and members of City Council voted 4-0 to lengthen the term of the TIF [Tax Increment Financing] District which allocates tax revenue to the DDA [Downtown Development Authority] for another 20 years.