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    Nearly 400 acres in the heart of Flint, MI, with access to Interstate 475 (a connector route for I-75 and I-69). Property features electric, natural gas, water, sewer and rail access, and is eligible for a variety of targeted investment incentives. History of manufacturing on the property dates to 1903; community is eager to welcome new development.

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    Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence Seaway, this vacant 217-acre property offers immediate access to an international border crossing, two rail sidings and abundant low-cost hydropower. It is easily accessible to major population centers of the Northeast United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Suitable for commercial or industrial redevelopment.

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    A 95-acre former landfill, the property is serviced by water, sewer, electric and natural gas, with a rail line adjacent to the northern boundary. The property is east of an active manufacturing facility owned by Northern Ohio Limited Partnership (and formerly by General Motors). Outstanding state and local economic development resources are available to stimulate investment.

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You join the Association to make a positive impact on the world around you. Through ARI you support responsible and sustainable initiatives that aim to maximize value — economic, social and environmental. Specifically, your membership allows the Association to:

  • Empower its members to market their inventory to like-minded individuals and organizations.
  • Engage with many different stakeholders early on to build relationships, trust and commitments.
  • Enhance the ability for private and public sectors to work closer together for mutual benefits.
  • Enable its members to generate value (and thus, return) for all stakeholders; commensurate with the risk of their contribution.

But membership brings more tangible benefits, too. The following chart outlines the benefits you can expect as a member of ARI:



The Association promotes the redevelopment of blighted and underutilized properties through collaborative and accountable marketdriven solutions.

We accomplish our mission through a number of strategies that are designed to uncover potential opportunities, build relationships and facilitate peer-to-peer networking among the many diverse stakeholders.

To this end, we’re constantly upgrading and enhancing our capabilities; we’re always looking for market-driven solutions and we value our member participation.

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