“Oakland County has been run very, very well and had a tremendous ride. But history is cyclical and things change,” he said. “If I were Oakland County, I would have concerns about what that means, how that bodes for Oakland County.”
"The premise that jobs are fleeing the suburbs to downtown just isn’t true. Has the (Quicken Loans founder Dan) Gilbert cartel squeezed some suburban companies to come downtown? Absolutely. Have some companies gone downtown on their own because they want to help revive the city? Of course. But those are only jobs from the suburbs with no net-gain for the region, which defies the definition of regionalism."
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