FEB 5 2018
According to Director Josh Burgett, the Michigan Land Bank “Fast Track” Authority (MLBA) hopes to make a decision about its fate before its March 21, 2018 Board meeting.
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The glowing report about the Magic Plus LLC – beginning with the frontpage headlines, “Magical Transformation,” and “$1 billion vision” is, however, undeserved.
Frank & Karen Hammer
The ORIGINAL Magic Plus plan had an asphalt parking lot taking up 43% of the property – typical of car-based “power centers.”
Frank & Karen Hammer - GWCA Newsletter
A recent statement by a “privatization” advocate at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy put to rest one of the enduring myths about why the State Fair at Woodward and Eight Mile had to be shut down after 162 years of operation.
Karen & Frank Hammer – Michigan Citizen
In 1996, the Mackinac Center for Public Policy began recommending that the state should get out of the state fair business in its entirety.
Frank Hammer - GWCA Annual Meeting
Just when “Power Centers” are in decline, why are Magic Plus LLC and the Michigan Land Bank Authority planning one for the State Fairgrounds?
Frank Hammer - FAC
This letter is meant to highlight pertinent issues of the Fairgrounds development not necessarily considered or understood, and to put before you options we think are viable.
Karen Hammer - SFDC