Ford’s investment in West Dearborn development is designed to appeal to a new generation of workers and bring new retail and restaurant options to the local community.
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September 17, 2018 – Ford Land recently hosted an event for brokers to tour Michigan Central Station. The event shared Ford’s vision of a new 1.2 million SF campus in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood that will serve as an innovation hub for Ford’s vision for the future of transportation.
Doug Van Noord, Ford Land’s Director-Sales, Leasing and Development, spoke with Mayor O’Reilly, on a recent episode of Meet Your Council on the City of Dearborn Television.
Ford Acquires Iconic Michigan Central Station as Centerpiece of New Detroit Campus to Usher in Ford’s Smart, Connected Future
Ford has acquired the iconic Michigan Central Station and plans to transform it into the centerpiece of a vibrant new campus in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood that will serve as an innovation hub for Ford’s vision for the future of transportation.
New Corktown location brings together Ford teams in an urban environment as they help the company push into a world of electrification and autonomy – including the development of Ford’s first self-driving vehicle.
The new urban office space in downtown West Dearborn is designed to foster collaboration and walkability during the workday for 600 Ford GDI&A employees.
May 1, 2018 – Ford Land recently participated in Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Spring National Conference held in downtown Detroit. A record breaking 4000 industry experts in real estate attended the three day conference, May 1- 3.
DETROIT, Dec. 14, 2017 - Ford Land has acquired a historic building known as The Factory – a recently refurbished industrial complex with a rich 110-year history – in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood.
DEARBORN, Mich. – (August 16, 2017) – The West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority (WDDDA) has announced the mayoral appointment of Doug Van Noord, director of sales, leasing and development for Ford Land, to its Board of Directors.
July 7 2017 – Ford’s Garage, a gourmet burger and craft beer restaurant, opened along Michigan Avenue in Dearborn July 5. A Ford Land development, Ford’s Garage is part of the company’s long-standing commitment to building a thriving mixed-use community in Dearborn.
Ford Land celebrates groundbreaking of Wagner Place, a unique urban environment offering new retail and restaurant options as well as office space for 600 Ford employees.
Rob Cory, Ford Land's Director of Global Real Estate Services, spoke with Tom Tafelski, Council President Pro-Tem, on a recent episode of Meet Your Council on the City of Dearborn Television.
DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 20, 2016 – Ford will invest $60 million to develop a new office and retail space in West Dearborn, called Wagner Place, expanding the company’s footprint as part of its Dearborn campus transformation.
Oct 14, 2016 – Ford Land announces Ford's Garage – a restaurant styled like a 1920s service station with vintage Ford cars and automotive memorabilia paying tribute to a bygone era and Henry Ford – is under construction and scheduled to open in Dearborn in spring 2017.
May 23, 2016 – Ford Land Chairman and CEO, Donna Inch, was honored as the Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year by the Michigan chapter of CoreNet Global.
Ford Land Announces New Director, Sales, Leasing and Development and New Director, Global Real Estate Services
DEARBORN, Mich., January 21, 2015 – Ford Land announced today that Doug Van Noord is appointed Director, Sales, Leasing and Development. Van Noord replaces Rob Cory who is promoted to Director, Global Real Estate Services.
December 2014 – Congratulations to Karen O'Neil, Senior Sales and Leasing Manager, for being recognized among the 2015 Women in Commercial Real Estate by Midwest Real Estate News.
May 2, 2014 - Ford Land Chairman and CEO, Donna Inch, was presented the Excellence in Leadership Award from the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce at today's Chamber Choice Awards & Expo at The Henry hotel in Dearborn.