old gm http://michiganradio.org en 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