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Detroit Construction News

Detroit’s construction boom comes to a halt under stay-at-home order

Coronavirus has put all nonessential activities on hold—including construction.

Development news roundup: impact of coronavirus, Hudson’s tower height revealed

Plus, a boutique hotel may be built in Corktown.

Second multifamily building to soon open at City Modern development in Brush Park

Pre-leasing has begun for The Flats at 2660 John R, which is expected to open in April.

Ilitches provide update and rare look inside Eddystone Hotel redevelopment

After years of delay, work has finally begun on the nearly 100-year-old building in the District Detroit.

Streetscaping on McNichols and four other roads to begin this spring

Pending city council approval, construction should begin in May.

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Detroit's new residential developments, mapped

Here are 22 big residential projects underway in Detroit right now.

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Mapping all the developments in and around New Center

From the Pistons Training Facility to rehabs of older buildings, here’s a look at what’s taking shape

Facing delays and rising construction costs, The Mid scales back

Once hailed as the largest development north of Mack in years, the multi-building project is scrapping condos and undergoing a redesign.

High-rise near Lafayette Park to get luxury makeover with some affordable units

At the new City Club Apartments, a deal with the city will keep 20 percent of the 202 units affordable.

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Dan Gilbert’s biggest developments in Detroit, mapped

From skyscrapers to jails, here are 11 of the biggest projects in the works from Bedrock.

Detroit developments expected to finish in 2020

Some exciting projects are set to open this year

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12 developments set to transform Detroit

From a bridge to Canada to a building that could change the skyline, here are the biggest development projects in the works in Detroit.

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Mapping the District Detroit

Taking a look at all the development—or lack thereof—at the Ilitch-owned properties near Little Caesars Arena.

Long-delayed Meijer development in Detroit to move ahead without apartments

Due to rising construction costs, the East Jefferson project will now just have a small-scale Meijer.

Demolition begins at The Palace of Auburn Hills

And its roof will be imploded in March.

Duggan’s $250M demolition bond proposal rejected by Detroit City Council

The mayor had hoped to use the funds to eliminate all residential blight by 2025

$100M Midtown West development breaks ground on site of Wigle Recreation Center

Phase one of the project will add over 200 housing units, plus retail and amenities.

A look inside the riverfront’s Elevator Building post-renovation

Next Cities bought the building last year for $2.1 million.

Additional details on the $50M Cambria Hotel as it breaks ground downtown

The six-story hotel, which will also have an upscale restaurant and other amenities, is slated for a late-2020 opening.

Road closures, wall design, and other Gordie Howe Bridge updates

All the latest news about the 1.5-mile international crossing.

Construction begins on new marquee at the Majestic Theatre

It’s part of the venue’s $1 million renovations that began last year.

Streetscaping affecting businesses on Grand River as well

Multiple owners have reported declining sales since construction started this summer.

Wayne State completes $151M student housing development

The three-tower apartment complex at Anthony Wayne Drive adds 841 beds and ground-floor retail.

Detroit Saturday Night Building to soon be demolished, turned into 12 parking spots

The building failed to get historic designation status at an October 1 session of Detroit City Council.

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Brush Park’s rapid redevelopment, mapped

From million dollar condos to affordable apartments for seniors, the landscape of Brush Park is changing drastically.

New draft for I-94 overhaul in Detroit includes less widening, better pedestrian bridges

Despite adding lanes in each direction, MDOT says the new plan will result in less displacement

Motown Museum breaks ground on $50 million expansion

It’s also halfway to its total funding goal.

Construction underway on Mexicantown shared street, the first in Detroit

The $5.4 million project will remove barriers on Bagley Street so that all forms of transit can use the road simultaneously.

City unveils plan for $800K upgrade of Spirit Plaza

The pedestrian-only space downtown will have more landscaping, plus playground equipment, a stage, and other upgrades.

Why it’s important to support Avenue of Fashion businesses right now

Construction on Livernois Avenue has been tough on local businesses. Here’s how you can help.

Atwater Beach on the East Riverfront to soon open to the public

The 3.2-acre portion of the RiverWalk will be open any day.

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Mapping Detroit’s construction boom

From new hotels to future skyscrapers to residential redevelopments, here are some of the biggest developments underway in Detroit right now.

Last pizza-slice windows finally being installed on Little Caesars HQ

Construction had been stalled for over a year on the $150 million, nine-story building.

‘Avenue of Fashion’ businesses struggle to stay afloat amidst road construction

The city is scrambling to help out businesses affected by the streetscaping.

Construction complete, first owners move in to James Place Lofts in Brush Park

Four units starting at $399,990 are still available.

Construction on The Mid to likely start in September

The final hurdles in the $377-million mixed-use development have been cleared.

Construction ramps up on the greenest project in Detroit

The last four net zero energy homes have hit the market.

Three condos starting at $1.55M to be built in Hartz Building downtown

Each unit will be around 3,000 square feet and take up a whole floor of the historic building.

From arenas to apartments, all the latest demolition news in Detroit

A lot of demolitions began or were announced this June.