Video: Pinnacle property discussed during Wednesday’s board meeting

By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub Posted Wednesday, July 24, 2019  The future of the Pinnacle property was discussed during Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. Khalil Rahal, assistant Wayne County executive, gave a presentation on the property and essentially laid out the reasons why Wayne County is leaning toward supporting one of two developers who […]

Assistant Wayne County executive to give presentation on Pinnacle property during Wednesday’s board meetings

Huron Hub file photo By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub Posted Wednesday, July 24, 2019  Khalil Rahal, assistant Wayne County executive, will give a presentation on the Pinnacle property during Wednesday evening’s board meeting. Related: LDFA votes to support Wayne County’s RFQ process for sale, development of Pinnacle property Below is the agenda for the meeting. […]

LDFA votes to support Wayne County’s RFQ process for sale, development of Pinnacle property

Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019  Editor’s note: The chances of development at the vacant Pinnacle property at the north end of the township could be moving forward sooner than later.  Below is a press release from the Huron Township Local Development Finance Authority regarding the group’s unanimous vote to support Wayne County’s Request For Qualification process to sell and develop the […]

Hillwood Investment Properties visits Board of Trustees for informational meeting on Pinnacle site proposal

By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub Posted June 19, 2019 Hillwood Investment Properties, a Texas-based real estate developer, joined the Huron Township Board of Trustees Wednesday morning to discuss a proposal for the Pinnacle site. During the meeting, which began at 10 a.m. and continued thorough the afternoon, and was still ongoing at the time […]

Pinnacle property to be discussed during special Wednesday morning board meeting

By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub Posted June 18, 2019 There will be a special board meeting Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at Township Hall to discuss the future of the Pinnacle property. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting. The former live thoroughbred race track that used to operate at the site opened […]

Car enthusiast hopes to bring motorplex, car condo development to former Pinnacle Race Course site

By Scott Bolthouse Hub Editor Twitter: @ScottMBolt An Ypsilanti resident and former race car driver wants to bring a multi-million dollar car condo and motorplex development to the property where the failed Pinnacle Race Course once operated in Huron Township. John Ottino, who worked for 35 years with the airlines at Metro Airport and raced for […]

Detroit Free Press: Failed Pinnacle Race Course has ties to proposed casino development

By Scott Bolthouse Hub Editor Twitter: @ScottMBolt An extensive report published Saturday evening by the Detroit Free Press says that the proposed casino project in Huron Township has ties to the failed Pinnacle Race Course, which was demolished last month after sitting vacant and picked through since 2010. In the report, it states that the Sault Ste. […]

Photos: Demolition of abandoned Pinnacle Racecourse

  By Scott Bolthouse Hub Editor Originally published Jan. 22, 2016 After sitting abandoned on Vining Road in Huron Township for over five years, the failed Pinnacle Racecourse is finally getting demolished, putting an end to a long chapter filled with controversy and disappointment. The demolition comes following an agreement made last summer between Wayne […]

Breaking and entering at Pinnacle Race Course produces two arrests; 51 year old arrested for Criminal Sexual Conduct in the June police beat

The following information was submitted by the Huron Township Police Department.  June 7 – Officers responded to the 19000 block of Savage Road for an unresponsive male. A 66 year old Huron Township resident was pronounced deceased. The death was ruled a natural death. June 10 – Officers responded to the area of Sibley and I275 for a […]

Downtown Park, Rezoning of Pinnacle Property to be discussed at the Mar. 26 Board of Trustees meeting

By Scott Bolthouse   On the agenda for Wednesday evening’s Board of Trustees meeting is the rezoning of the Pinnacle Development, which is located on nearly 400 acres of land just south of Metro Airport. The abandoned Pinnacle Racecourse currently sits on the property. According to Huron Township’s Community Development Director John Enos, the township is “proactively looking […]