By DeJanay Booth

(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.

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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.

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City leaders say it will create 600 new jobs with employees making at least $15 an hour.

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