racer trust http://michiganradio.org en Buick City's future brightening in Flint http://michiganradio.org/post/buick-citys-future-brightening-flint <p>The announcement this week that an Alabama company plans to build a pipe factory in Flint could help spur further investment in a former General Motors site there.</p><p>The 235 acre Buick City site is being marketed by the Racer Trust. The trust was set up to sell off abandoned General Motors properties. American Cast Iron Pipe is the first company to invest in Buick City.</p><p>Elliot Laws is with the Racer Trust. He says they’ll be blasting news of American’s plans to build in Flint to other potential investors…</p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:39:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15319 at http://michiganradio.org Buick City's future brightening in Flint Courting buyers for GM's old properties in Flint, Genesee County http://michiganradio.org/post/courting-buyers-gms-old-properties-flint-genesee-county <p>The man leading the effort to clean up and dispose of General Motors’ vacant properties says more potential buyers are showing interest.</p><p></p><p>Elliot Laws is the Administrative Trustee of the RACER Trust. &nbsp;&nbsp;RACER stands for “Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response.”&nbsp; The trust was created during GM’s bankruptcy.</p><p></p><p>Laws says interest in the old GM plant sites is rising along with the economy.</p><p></p><p>“There’s a lot of cash out there for people to invest,” says Laws, “They’ve been holding onto trying to see what’s going to happen.”</p><p></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 03:26:56 +0000 Steve Carmody 13249 at http://michiganradio.org Courting buyers for GM's old properties in Flint, Genesee County Finding ways to revitalize old auto plant sites in Flint, Lansing on the agenda for tomorrow http://michiganradio.org/post/finding-ways-revitalize-old-auto-plant-sites-flint-lansing-agenda-tomorrow <p>Officials from Lansing and Flint are hoping a conference this week will help convince investors to redevelop some former General Motors auto plant sites.</p><p></p><p>Local leaders will meet with federal and state officials in Lansing Wednesday to discuss how to revitalize former auto plant sites in their cities. The group is going on a bus tour of the sites in Lansing this afternoon. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 19:21:39 +0000 Steve Carmody 8493 at http://michiganradio.org Finding ways to revitalize old auto plant sites in Flint, Lansing on the agenda for tomorrow