Tidbits of Interest
Synonymous with research and technology, Auburn Hills sparkles with vibrant industrial growth. Landscaped offices and research and design labs fill the area, attracting a corporate community that would be the envy of any progressive city: ABB Robotics, Becker Manufacturing, Delphi, EDS Corporation, FANUC Robotics, ITT Automotive, and Guardian Industries. The Daimler-Chrysler Corporation Technology Center alone occupies a 500,000 square foot building and employs over 11,500.
Adjacent to Oakland University is the 1,800- acre Oakland Technology Park Research & Development Center, the only facility of its type to be officially endorsed by the Michigan High Technology Task force. In addition to its robust economy, Auburn Hills is convenient to two major airports, prime residential areas, lively entertainment venues, great recreational opportunities, and selection of world-class cultural amenities.
Just 30 miles north of Detroit, Auburn Hills is one of the fastest growing suburban cities in southeastern Michigan. The city’s phenomenal growth is also reflected in quality residential developments. Lovely neighborhoods and subdivisions offer homes that span a variety of architectural styles, ages, and sizes. Through efficient civic leadership, public facilities and recreation centers have been able to keep pace with the growing population. New parks with nature hideaways, softball diamonds, sports fields, and picnic areas dot the community.