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Rob Luce: My First 2 Months

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After just seven weeks with the Detroit Region Aerotropolis, I am convinced there exists no place in Michigan a more ideal location for corporate investment and expansion.  My brief time here has expanded and reaffirmed any understanding I had of the opportunity for development in this region.  I could not be more excited to be

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On Trend:  Next Generation Mobility in Michigan

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  Michigan has been a leader in automotive innovation since the early 20th century when Henry Ford revolutionized production methods with the integrated moving assembly line. In the years following World War II, Michigan continued to forge the way in automotive technological advancements with vital research centers, leading universities, and a talent pool including the

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Notice of Special Meeting – Corporation Board & Executive Committee

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Notice of Special Meeting of the Corporation Board & Executive Committee Thursday, April 6th, 2017 2:30 p.m. Wayne County Airport Authority Detroit Metropolitan Airport 1 LC Smith Building Detroit, MI 48242 This is a special meeting of the Corporation Board & Executive Committee. In compliance with the American Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be made

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Aerotropolis Hires New Executive Director

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The Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corporation is proud to announce that Rob Luce has been appointed as Executive Director. Beginning March 6, he is responsible for the strategic development and day-to-day operations of the organization. He will report to the Aerotropolis Board of Directors. “Rob’s experience, knowledge, and passion for economic development in Southeast Michigan
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Visiting the Aerotropolis

The Detroit Region Aerotropolis Hosts a Special Visitor

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Last month, the Detroit Region Aerotropolis hosted a special visitor, Victor Radebe from Durban, South Africa. He visited for two days of discussion and discovery about two distant, but not so different, aerotropolis efforts. Mr. Radebe is the Program Manager for an Aerotropolis initiative of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, to develop an aerotropolis around the

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Top Employers in the Detroit Region Aerotropolis

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Companies large and small, from a broad spectrum of industries and sectors can be found in our seven Aerotropolis communities: Belleville, Huron Charter Township, Romulus, Taylor, Van Buren Charter Township, Ypsilanti, and Ypsilanti Township. There are hundreds of business alone involved in Manufacturing, Transportation, Distribution, Logistics, and Research & Development, and the following is a

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More Good News for Mobility in Michigan

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Forward Thinking Policy Governor Snyder signed widely-supported legislation that further Michigan’s future in the connected vehicle sector. From the Detroit News: “Snyder chose the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn to sign the significant package of bills that will allow the public to buy and use fully self-driving cars when they are available. The laws

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Notice of Meeting of the Executive Committee

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Notice of Meeting Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corporation Regularly Scheduled Meeting Executive Committee and Corporation Board Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. 11895 S. Wayne Road, Suite 101A, Romulus, MI 48174 In compliance with the American Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be made available with advance notice. For more information, please contact Marco Salomone at (734) 992-2286, 11895

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Aerotropoli Continue to Grow and Thrive

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Aerotropolis Dr. John Kasarda popularized the term Aerotropolis in the early 2000’s. In 2011, with the help of Greg Lindsay, the two wrote a book about it; Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next. In 2011, Time Magazine’s list of ‘ten ideas that will change the world’ included the Aerotropolis concept. We continue to read and hear

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