CREW Detroit’s August 3rd Program Takes a Look at the Bridge with “Issues in Public Infrastructure: New International Trade Crossing Opportunities and Impact”

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Bloomfield Hills, MI— July 14, 2011— Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Detroit, an organization influencing the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women and celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2011, announces an August 3rd event that will address Detroit’s international trade crossing. The program is entitled: Issues in Public Infrastructure: New International Trade Crossing Opportunities and Impact and will be held from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Mercado Building in Southwest Detroit.

For this timely program, CREW Detroit has assembled an impressive group of experts to address the multiple public infrastructure project issues related to the proposed New International Trade Crossing. Attendees will learn about the unique financing, construction, and community and trade impact considerations involved if plans for the New International Trade crossing move forward. The following speakers have been tapped:

  • Jerry Rupley, Public Law Attorney, Miller Canfield: How much will it cost?
  • Cheryl Gregory, Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc.: What special construction issues are involved?
  • Kathy Wendler and Simone Sagovac, Southwest Detroit Business Association: What is the potential impact to the community?
  • Andra Rush (invited), Rush Trucking and Dr. Michael Belzer, Great Lakes Global Freight Gateway: What will the impact be on trade in the metro region?

Details of CREW Detroit’s Issues in Public Infrastructure: New International Trade Crossing Opportunities and Impact

Date: Wednesday, August 3

Time: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm (registration, program presentation and networking reception)

Location: Mercado Building, 2826 Bagley Ave, Detroit, 48216; parking on-site and at MDOT Welcome Center next door.

Cost: $35.00 CREW Detroit Members; $55.00 non-members; add $10 after July 27th

Registration: online at www.crewdetroit.org; for questions, contact Lisa Berden at Berden@MillerCanfield.com or 248-267-3312.

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About CREW Detroit

CREW Detroit (www.crewdetroit.org), founded in 1986, is a dedicated to influencing the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women through networking and member-to-member driven business opportunities. It is a founding chapter of CREW Network, a professional organization of more than 8,000 women and men in commercial real estate women in the U.S. and Canada that serves as a key resource to CREW chapter members and the commercial real estate industry. CREW Network members hail from all disciplines of commercial real estate and represent every type of expert required to “do the deal.” Learn more at www.crewnetwork.org

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