Forget Aerotropolis. Instead, the effort to create a transportation, logistics and manufacturing hub around Detroit Metropolitan and Willow Run airports is being rebranded as VantagePort.
Work to establish Port Lansing into a cargo and logistics focused Aerotropolis moved forward Wednesday. Twelve state business incubators also got financial help from the state.
Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano says the idea of a hub for businesses to locate around Detroit Metro and Willow Run Airports is moving ahead.
Governor signs bill transferring $10 million to fund the Pure Michigan campaign, and the six-bill package that will create the Aerotropolis economic development project in Wayne and Washtenaw counties