BorgWarner says Delphi purchase will help it move faster to electric cars
Delphi Automotive, the former parts division of General Motors, spun off its powertrain operations more than two years ago. The remaining business was called Aptiv, with a mission to focus on self-driving and connected vehicle technology. It was seen as a sign of things to come. Now, a new chapter is being written for the powertrain […]
SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 77,050 SQUARE FEET OF INDUSTRIAL SPACE IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—November 16, 2019— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 77,050 square feet of industrial space located at 4280 N. Atlantic Boulevard, Auburn Hills, Michigan. Joe Banyai of Signature Associates, is the listing broker representing the owner, Core Development Real Estate. About Signature Associates Signature Associates, with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, […]
Palace of Auburn Hills to be razed; redevelopment in works
The former home of the Detroit Pistons soon will be demolished to make room for the homes of technology companies and corporations. A joint venture between Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Livonia-based Schostak Brothers & Co. Inc. have purchased the Palace of Auburn Hills to be redeveloped into 1 million square feet of mixed-use office and research […]
Webasto Moving Headquarters to Auburn Hills from Rochester Hills
Automotive supplier Webasto Roof Systems is moving its North American headquarters from Rochester Hills to an existing building at 2500 Executive Blvd. in Auburn Hills. Timing for the move was not announced. Webasto is investing $40 million in the move and utilizing a $350,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant from the Michigan Economic Development […]
SIGNATURE SELLS 4.47 ACRES OF LAND IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—January 31, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 4.47 acres of land located at 2644 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, Michigan. Joe Banyai and John Boyd of Signature Associates represented both the seller, Wilson L. Garner, and the purchaser, North Squirrel Apartments. About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices […]
FCA division will invest $12.6M, create 106 jobs in Oakland County
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Magneti Marelli components business plans to invest $12.6 million and create 106 new jobs in Oakland County. As a result of the planned investment, the Michigan Strategic Fund board approved an almost $1.6-million Michigan Business Development Program grant this week for the company. “The company is hiring new employees, constructing new labs […]
Business expansions and community projects to bring 4,000+ jobs to Michigan
Vital support for the Ford innovation hub in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, along with three other automotive and technology-related business expansions, a new commerce center in Hazel Park, and community revitalization projects including a significant improvement to downtown Battle Creek, was approved by the Michigan Strategic Fund board today. Overall, the MSF board approved projects expected to generate more […]
WABCO Opens Americas Headquarters in Auburn Hills
The new 102,000 sq.-ft. facility demonstrates WABCO’s commitment to advancing innovations for the commercial vehicle industry in North America. WABCO Holdings Inc., the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its new Americas headquarters […]
Giffin to expand presence in Auburn Hills with $9 million manufacturing center
Giffin Inc. plans to invest $9 million into a new 100,000-square-foot manufacturing center in Auburn Hills, expanding its presence in the Oakland County city, officials announced Tuesday. The supplier is awaiting approval from the city for its plans at 4444 Giddings Road alongside the supplier’s headquarters and R&D center. The new facility will produce paint […]
Oakland University negotiating to buy The Palace
Last season, the Pistons moved to a new home but hadn’t found a buyer for their previous home, The Palace of Auburn Hills. They might have one now. Rochester’s Oakland University is negotiating with Pistons owner Tom Gores’ Platinum Equity to purchase The Palace, a source with knowledge of the negotiations told The Detroit News […]
Industrial Site To Be Transformed: $20 Million Housing Development Proposed In Downtown Auburn Hills
We’re pleased to report that Bacall Development LLC has submitted a development application to the City of Auburn Hills to construct a $20 million multi-family residential development called Fountain Circle of Auburn Hills on 16.4 acres of land generally located north of Auburn Road, east of College Drive. The project is proposed within the City’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) District. The luxury apartment […]
SIGNATURE SELLS 0.94 ACRES OF LAND IN AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—September 20, 2018— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 0.94 acres of land located at 3321 Squirrel Court, Auburn Hills, Michigan. Kris Pawlowski of Signature Associates represented the seller, Elinore Connop, and the purchaser, Robertson Riverside Townes, LLC. Robertson Brothers will be constructing 14 townhomes on the site. About Signature Associates […]
Autoliv to modernize Auburn Hills headquarters with $32 million investment
Swedish automotive safety systems supplier Autoliv is proposing a $32 million expansion of its North American headquarters in Auburn Hills. The supplier of airbags, seatbelts and steering wheels submitted plans to the city to modernize its head office and technical center at 1320 Pacific Drive near I-75 and Joslyn Road, including the addition of a floor to […]
Auburn Hills’ Faurecia to Open Production Facility in Toledo
Faurecia Interiors, which has its North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Thursday announced plans to open a new production facility in Toledo. The facility is expected create more than 100 new jobs and officially begin production activity in April 2019. “Faurecia is proud to open this new site and to provide new opportunities for local jobseekers,” […]
Exhibits manufacturer Tectonics to move from Warren to Auburn Hills
Graphic display and exhibits manufacturer Tectonics plans to move its headquarters from a Warren facility it has outgrown to Auburn Hills by August. About 100 employees work in the Warren location, CEO Lee Skandalaris said in an email. The company has around 200 staff total, including in Lithia Springs, Ga., Las Vegas and Chicago. Tectonics, […]
New Signs Proposed To Proclaim Corporate HQ’s Along I-75
We wish to report that a development application has been submitted to the City of Auburn Hills by General Development Company to allow the installation of new monument signs along I-75 adjacent to the Oakland Technology Park. This proposal will allow three additional signs for a total of five along this stretch of I-75. All the signs will be evenly […]
BorgWarner in Auburn Hills Supplies Ford with Fuel Efficient Eco-Launch System
BorgWarner Inc. in Auburn Hills, a Tier 1 auto supplier focused on clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid, and electric vehicles, today announced it assisted Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn in delivering better vehicle efficiency with the Eco-Launch stop/start solenoid valve and hydraulic accumulator. Engineered to deliver fast, smooth launches during engine restarts, […]
Indiana-Based AM General Opens Technology and Engineering Center in Auburn Hills
South Bend, Indiana-based global mobility solutions provider AM General today announced it has moved into a new Technology and Engineering Center in Auburn Hills. The facility houses engineering, product planning, and prototyping departments along with business development, U.S. defense, and strategic marketing functions. “AM General recognizes the importance of proximity not only to the vast number […]
Meet Our New Neighbor – Wescast Industries, Inc.
Last week, the City Council approved plans that will pave the way for Wescast Industries, Inc. to move their North American headquarters and technical center from Brantford, Ontario to the former GKN Automotive building located at 3300 University Drive. The facility, which has been vacant for three years, is located adjacent to the Auburn Hills Civic Center Campus. Wescast is […]
Mahindra to build small off-road Roxor model at new Auburn Hills plant
Mahindra Group, the India-based industrial conglomerate, will build a new plant in Auburn Hills, where it will produce an all-terrain jeep-like vehicle called the Roxor. The plant will be built on Rex Road and cover about 150,000 square feet. Mahindra is investing $22.3 million in the project that will employ about 105 people initially. This […]
Brose to invest $105 million, add 300 jobs in Auburn Hills, New Boston
Brose North America Inc. is further expanding its Southeast Michigan operations. The U.S. subsidiary of Germany’s Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG plans to invest $105 million over five years at its U.S. headquarters in Auburn Hills and its New Boston manufacturing plant, adding 300 jobs. The new investment dovetails on a previous investment plan […]
Did you know?
- In 2018, Signature completed more than 1,129 transactions totaling 29.8 million square feet and 1,494 acres with a total value of $969 million.
- Signature Associates has 6 veterans or active duty military officers.
- Almost 60% of Signature’s professionals have been with the firm at least 10 years.
- Signature completed more than 1,129 transactions in 2018.
- Signature loves animals! Over 60 professionals have dogs and 20 professionals have cats and collectively we’ve raised thousands of dollars in the last year alone for area animal shelters.
- Signature is featured as: Best & Brightest Companies to Work For 2018 & 2017, Cool Places to Work 2018, 2017 & 2016, and Top Workplaces 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014
- Signature Associates and its team donate time and money to over 40 organizations throughout Michigan, Ohio and the United States.
- Signature Advisory and Management Services team performed comprehensive construction management services for projects totaling over $60 million and managed more than 8 million square feet of commercial space for our third-party clients, making us the largest locally owned third-party property management firm in the market.
- Signature Associates has completed more industrial leases than any other brokerage firm.
- Signature Team Cares was formed in January 2017 to help further our efforts and long history of partnering with local organizations to improve lives and to benefit our communities.