buick city 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 Flint's old Buick City is getting a new tenant http://michiganradio.org/post/flints-old-buick-city-getting-new-tenant <p>An old auto plant site is getting new life in Flint.</p><p></p><p>"We are proud to announce,” Flint Mayor Dayne Walling told a news conference today, “American Pipe will be made in Flint”</p><p></p><p>Alabama-based American Cast Iron Pipe Company confirmed today that it plans to build a new multi-million dollar manufacturing plant on part of the old Buick City site.</p><p></p><p>The factory will produce pipes for a project to bring water from Lake Huron to Genesee County.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:04:06 +0000 Steve Carmody 15272 at http://michiganradio.org Flint's old Buick City is getting a new tenant