Rob Hensley sees the momentum building in downtown Detroit, and that's a big reason why his company, Elite Fire Safety, is opening an office in the Motor City's center.
"We wanted to get involved in the revitalization of Detroit," says Hensley, president of Elite Fire Safety
Hensley is actually seeing a lot of the work firsthand. His fire-safety company is helping with the numerous downtown renovation projects that are being taken on by Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert's family of companies. It's why the 5-year-old firm is opening a satellite office in the newly renamed Chrysler House, formerly the Dime Building.
"We have a lot of work going on in the building," Hensley says. "It's a great location and it just made a lot of sense for us."
Elite Fire Safety's downtown Detroit office will house two people. The 24-person firm has hired six people over the last year and is currently in the process of adding two more. Another two employees on top of that are expected to be added to the staff before the end of the year.
Source: Rob Hensley, president of Elite Fire Safety
Writer: Jon Zemke
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