Thumbs Up: $11.7 Million In New Private Investment Approved

Posted by – Steve Cohen, Director of Community Development

The City Council recently approved two new projects that have a combined investment of $11.7 million.

First, Basil Bacall received authorization to construct a 96-room, Hilton Garden Inn hotel.  The site of the new three-story, 67,740 square foot building will be located at 3900 Baldwin Road adjacent to Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, directly east of the TownePlace Suites hotel.

Rendering of the front of the proposed hotel
Rendering of the front of the proposed hotel

Second, Legend Valve and Fitting, Inc. obtained approval to construct a 59,826 square foot building addition on the west side of their existing facility.  The property is located at 300 N. Opdyke Road.  The proposed addition is intended to be used as warehouse and will increase the size of the building to 205,992 square feet.  It will become the 15th largest industrial building in Auburn Hills.

Legend Valve took over the former Wal-Mart building in 2011
Legend Valve took over this former Wal-Mart building in 2011

Both projects are anticipated to begin construction in Spring 2017.