DRP 2023 Annual Meeting Photos
DRP hosted our Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at the Shinola Hotel. We had a wonderful time celebrating the successes of 2022 and discussing how DRP and our partners can continue to promote, grow, and market the Detroit Region.
Gov. Whitmer Announces Michigan Wins More than 500 Jobs, Up to $400 Million Investment from Norway’s Nel Hydrogen
Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that Norwegian hydrogen company Nel Hydrogen is establishing an automated gigawatt electrolyzer manufacturing facility in Michigan. The project is expected to generate a total capital investment of up to $400 million and create more than 500 good-paying clean energy manufacturing jobs that build on Michigan’s leadership in the hydrogen space.
Detroit Regional Partnership Hires Automotive Expert Bernard Swiecki as GEM’s Vice President of Mobility and Research Location
Today, the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP) announced it has hired Bernard Swiecki as Vice President of Mobility and Research. Swiecki will oversee industry and research work for the Global Epicenter of Mobility (GEM).
Norwegian Mobility Company Makes Ford’s Book Depository Its First U.S. Location
The company that has developed the world’s first autonomous wheel, now has its first U.S. location – the Book Depository of Ford Motor Company’s Michigan Central development.
Detroit Regional Partnership Hires Christine Roeder to Lead Global Epicenter of Mobility (GEM) Initiative
Today, the Detroit Regional Partnership announced it has hired Christine Roeder as Executive Vice President of the Global Epicenter of Mobility (GEM)
DRP Holiday Mingle
Thank you for joining us at the DRP Holiday Mingle on November 30 at the offices of Warner Norcross and Judd! It was wonderful to connect with our investors and celebrate the holiday season.
Our Next Energy Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates a New Era for Electric Vehicles
ONE recently celebrated the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of its new 659,589-square-foot gigafactory in Van Buren Township, a $1.6B investment that will bring over 2,100 jobs to the Detroit Region.
ONE Project Further Positions Detroit as the Global Epicenter of Mobility
The Detroit Region’s title of “Global Epicenter of Mobility” just received a huge jolt from a new gigafactory that’s poised to deliver cutting-edge energy storage technology that will allow electric vehicles (EVs) to travel 600 miles on a single charge
DRP Investor Happy Hour
Thank you for joining us at the DRP Investor Happy Hour on August 17! It was wonderful to connect with our investors and hear our panelists from Ann Arbor SPARK, the Workforce Development Institute, and Comerica Bank discuss talent development and retention in the Detroit Region.
DRP Nets 1,600+ Jobs and $236M in Investment through August
Business interest remains high in our 11-county region, which translated to a busy 2022 so far. The Detroit Regional Partnership’s (DRP) Business Development team continues to actively engage international and domestic markets showcasing why our region is the best value in North America for expansion and relocation projects.
Gov. Whitmer and Regional Detroit Coalition Celebrate $52.2 Million Grant Bringing More Auto Investment and Jobs to Southeast Michigan
Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP), and a regional coalition of partners announced that they secured a $52.2 million advanced mobility grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC).
Statement on retirement announcement of DTE Energy’s Executive Chairman Gerry Anderson
Michigan has strong corporate leaders, but Gerry Anderson stands out among them as one of the very best. His career and accomplishments at DTE for nearly 30 years speak for themselves. He’s served as a transformational leader at the company and rallied the regional business community around a vision for how to build a more prosperous Detroit Region.
RFP – Proposal for Detroit Regional Partnership BBBRC DEI
Detroit Regional Partnership is seeking diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging consulting and inclusive design process development related to the Build Back Better Regional Challenge.
Detroit Regional Partnership Applauds Approval of Incentives
Today, the Detroit Regional Partnership applauded the Michigan Legislature for passing legislation that provides $1.4 billion to support job-creation incentives and provide support for small business. Featured image from stock.
RFP – Grant Accounting Services, Build Back Better Regional Challenge
Detroit Regional Partnership is seeking grant accounting services related to the Build Back Better Regional Challenge. All interested parties should submit proposals by 12/23/2021 to Tesia Mamassian at .