September 09, 2014

$450 Million Detroit Red Wings Arena Plan Focused on Michigan, Detroit Sourcing

Michigan and Detroit-area contractors filled Motor City Casino's Sound Board Theater on September 9 to learn more about opportunities on construction of the Detroit Events Center, future home to the Detroit Red Wings. The Ilitch family's Olympia Development, and Barton Malow-Hunt-White-as the lead contractor-aims to hire 30 percent Detroit-based businesses with 51 percent Detroit-based worker participation. The Michigan-wide Contractor and Supplier Summit provided a project overview and networking opportunities.

Read more about the job summit and district development here.