Developer From Peru Has Eye on Detroit

05packard-master675“DETROIT — It was late Friday afternoon before Labor Day weekend when Fernando Palazuelo reached the head of the line at the tax collection window of the treasurer’s office in Wayne County, Mich.”

“He had traveled 3,700 miles from Lima, Peru, to make a simple request. ‘I am interested in buying the Packard plant,’ he said. ‘And I want to speak to the man in charge.’”

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