One of the projects will renovate an abandoned armory into office space. The other, is construction of a new animal feed mill.
Justin Horvath is President and CEO of the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership. He says the Michigan Strategic Fund approved the Community Revitalization Program.
“CRP program that the state offers is really focused on, you know turning particularly downtown buildings particularly historic buildings into something of value you know one of the challenges is you know it does cost you know a fair amount of money to rehabilitate these older historic structures.”
Horvath says the projects could create more than 50 new jobs, and more than $19-million in capital investment.
The projects are expected to be completed within the next year.
Operators of Chippewa County International airport have announced a temporary service interruption beginning next week. The move will allow for improvement work on the airport’s main runway. Continue reading →