Lear’s Flint facility is already fueling renewed interest in city’s redevelopment efforts

Lear’s Flint facility is already fueling renewed interest in city’s redevelopment efforts

Flint’s Mayor, council members, state representatives and liaisons from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation stood next to backhoes and earth movers with golden shovels to celebrate the ground breaking of a 156,000-square-foot factory that will make seats for General Motors Corp. in Flint. Lear is making a $29.3-million investment on this 33-acre site that will […]

Dream house: Flint home sparks neighborhood affair 

Dream house: Flint home sparks neighborhood affair 

Dave Phaneuf found his dream house – an 1898 Queen Ann home in Flint’s Grand Traverse neighborhood – and wound up having it all. Through the house he connected with a five-generation legacy and adopted a key role in stabilizing the community. “The neighborhood looked a little down on its luck. The house was in […]