The Department of Environmental Quality received complaints that Bill Hults was forcing employees to work around hazardous materials.
“We have to set the tone that this is absolutely unacceptable, and we are going to use our resources to go after scrapping,” mayoral spokeswoman Alexis Wiley said.
The unstable ceiling of the building is propped up with chemical containers.
When one of our photographers approached the scrappers to inquire about the illegal operation, they tried to run him over with a truck.
Next up to buy the Packard Plant is the third bidder – Peru-based developer Fernando Palazuelo.
Bill Hults already paid $200,000 in nonrefundable deposits for the 40-acre ruins.
But will the Wayne County treasurer enforce the deadline and invalidate the bid of Chicago-area investor Bill Hults?
Chicago-area developer Bill Hults has his eye on Detroit’s east side.
It was back to usual at the abandoned, sprawling Packard Plant on Detroit’s east side.
The plan calls for turning the abandoned plant into a sprawling hub for housing, office space and entertainment.