General Motors expand its Michigan Tech Center and allocates a cool $1 billion to help out
The General Motors premises of Tech Center located in Warren, Michigan is an awesome structure and a grand sight to onlookers. The campus spread over 326 acres is architecture with jet-age design, sprawling water features and the popularly known brands dome design.
The campus also is exceptionally outdated and is in bad need of renovation and repairs and to that end GM has decided to allocate a cool $1 billion to spend on the Warren campus renovation. That is a lot of dollars.
After seven years of building process, the Tech Center was finally opened in 1956, and the landscape consisting of green areas was designed by architect Thomas Church, whereas Eero Saarinen, the renowned architect designed the buildings. The grounds are now in the book of National Register of Historic Sites since 2014 and for obvious reasons. The famed architect had also designed the TWA Flight Center at JFT in NY, Washington Dulles Airport Main Terminal with its wild looks and also the Gateway in St. Louis, the little arch.
The Tech Center has a sound base, but it has put behind more than half decade has not seen updates of this magnitude. The renovation work is scheduled to start from this month, and it updates will be carried out with the R&D facilities that will see interior fittings and new furniture, brand new design studio, and also dedicated IT building.
Under the expansion plans, the Advanced Energy Center will have additional testing areas. GM says that the expansion will also generate an additional job of 2600 at the campus. If you think it is of greater magnitude then here this info: the Tech Center already has an attendance of 19,000 daily and so far no news about the new additions of “GM Vehicles Parking Only”. The parking lots within the vicinity of the buildings are banned for non-GM vehicles.