(CBS Detroit) — The old General Motors Transmission Plant in Warren is set to be repurposed.
According to a report from The Detroit News, Warren City Council voted 5-2 to approve a proposed redevelopment on Tuesday.READ MORE: Nessel Sends Investigators To Gaylord To Check Out Reports Of Price Gouging After Tornado
Missouri-based NorthPoint Development requested $28.6 million in tax increment financing for remediation and demolition. Redevelopment of the plant on Mound Road, which shut down in 2019, is expected to cost $180 million.READ MORE: Detroit Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run That Killed 32-Year-Old Woman
City leaders say it will create 600 new jobs with employees making at least $15 an hour.
MORE NEWS: Rollover Crash In Highland Park Kills 1 Person