Since 1950’s the city has experienced:
Lack of city services
Increase in blighted buildings
August 2010: Quicken Loans announces its moving its
headquarters to Downtown Detroit.
The move would bring 7,000 high paying quicken
loan jobs to the city.
Dan Gilbert, owner of Q.L., begins a buying spree of
downtown skyscrapers.Current count: 40 buildings with
a net investment in excess of $1.3 Billion to
acquire and rehabilitate.
The move brings other companies with it and begins a
Detroit: 144 square miles
Target development zone: 7.2 miles
And New Jobs
$180 million 3.3 mile
light rail line expected
First ever public
private partnership of
2,000 New Jobs
New 45 block arena
25k sq ft retail
140k mixed use office
8,300 new jobs
Future home of Detroit
development to Tiger
Stadium and Ford Field
Multi Billion Dollar Riverfront
Public access expansion
Welcomes millions of visitors every
year and growing
Award Winning Design
$2.1 Billion Construction Project
10,000 new jobs related to bridge
Multi year construction project
US Government backed; permits in
Paid 100% by Canada
Detroit does $70 Billion in trade with
Canada per year and growing
The Last Piece to Recovery Falls in Place
Largest U.S. Municipal
Estimated $18 billion in
• An opportunity to eliminate legacy debt, improve cash flow
• A new beginning for the city
• A chance to improve city services
• Opens up cash flow for police, fire, EMT city improvement services
• December 2013, City is able to successfully issue a $60 mm lighting
improvement bond in spite of the bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy: The City Will
Jobs are coming
Entrepreneurial Spirit is Thriving
Infrastructure is improving
The City’s urban core is seeing its renaissance
Incomes and Rents are rising
People are once again moving into Detroit
Home to the Young Urban Affluent Crowd.
It doesn't stare you in the face.
It’s not going to yell at you to come ‘n get it.
It doesn't knock.
So what does opportunity look like?
Not what you might think.
You see, opportunity is not a right. It’s definitely not equal.
And it doesn’t come with an instruction manual.
That’s because opportunity isn’t found.
It’s molded. It’s built. It’s created.
It’s as much about grit as it is intellect.
An explosive high-tech corridor located at the
intersection of muscle and brains? You bet.
Because opportunity only comes to those already in the game.
What does opportunity look like?
It looks like Detroit.
And opportunity is made in Detroit.
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