City of Rochester Hills Recognized as Redevelopment Ready Community

Designation Facilitates Private Investment and Improves Economic Development Opportunities For their efforts in establishing a solid foundation to attract private investment and further build on municipality assets, the city of Rochester Hills has been awarded the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced today. Rochester Hills joins 44 other Michigan Communities in all corners of the state which have qualified as … [Read more...]

Patterson Reacts to MEDC’s Appointment of Doug Smith

Pontiac, MI, January 21, 2011 – Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today that Oakland County Deputy Executive Doug Smith will join the MEDC as senior vice president of strategic partnerships. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said Smith will be a great addition to Governor Rick Snyder’s economic development team.   “This is definitely the state’s gain and Oakland County’s loss,” said Patterson. “Doug is one of the best economic development leaders in Michigan. … [Read more...]