Gores, Gilbert partner to bring Major League Soccer club to Detroit

By Luisa Beltran — 5 days ago

Tom Gores and Dan Gilbert said April 26 they are partnering to bring a Major League Soccer (MLS) club to downtown Detroit. No further information was disclosed. Gores, owner of the Detroit Pistons, will reportedly lead the soccer franchise while Gilbert would lead procurement of the land, developing the site and building the stadium. Gores is Chairman and CEO of Platinum Equity. Gilbert is Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans Inc and Rock Ventures LLC.