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Hundreds Attend Outreach Events for New Arena Contracts

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Hundreds of representatives from Detroit-based and –headquartered companies attended an outreach event August 25, 2015 at Detroit’s MotorCity Casino Hotel. The event was designed to help Detroit companies get involved with the new Detroit Events Center development. Representatives from many more companies also attended a second session to get information about contracts available for bid and how to partner with Detroit-based companies. The current bid packages being offered cover a very wide range of work on the new arena including landscaping services, appliances, doors, drywall, AV, pool equipment, asphalt and many other opportunities. This diverse set of contracts represent a great opportunity for area businesses, especially Detroit-based or –headquartered businesses. Olympia Development of Michigan has committed to maintain at least 30 percent Detroit-based and -headquartered business participation in the development of the new arena.

Contractors interested in participating in or gathering information about the current bid packages or partnering with Detroit-based businesses can register at: http://www.districtdetroit.com/jobs

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