VIDEO: Rochester Hills to Build Inclusive Playground with Crowdfunding Campaign

For the first time, Rochester Hills has partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to launch a $50,000 crowdfunding campaign. The money will be used to complete the city’s newest playground at Innovation Hills Park. If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 by May 31, the project will win a matching grant, making the grand total raised $100,000.  Innovation Hills Park, Rochester Hills, MI The new three acre playground is intentionally designed to … [Read more...]

City of Rochester Hills Recognized as Redevelopment Ready Community

Designation Facilitates Private Investment and Improves Economic Development Opportunities For their efforts in establishing a solid foundation to attract private investment and further build on municipality assets, the city of Rochester Hills has been awarded the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced today. Rochester Hills joins 44 other Michigan Communities in all corners of the state which have qualified as … [Read more...]

Patterson Reacts to MEDC’s Appointment of Doug Smith

Pontiac, MI, January 21, 2011 – Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today that Oakland County Deputy Executive Doug Smith will join the MEDC as senior vice president of strategic partnerships. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said Smith will be a great addition to Governor Rick Snyder’s economic development team.   “This is definitely the state’s gain and Oakland County’s loss,” said Patterson. “Doug is one of the best economic development leaders in Michigan. … [Read more...]