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Construction to begin soon on Woodbridge townhome development

The new duplexes are being done by the nearby Woodbridge Estates developer.

Construction on 20-story Chemical Bank HQ to start soon

But first an old 10-story office building has to be demolished.

Belle Isle Conservatory reopens after $2.5M structural renovation

Crews completed repairs a month earlier than expected.

Sneak Peek: The Corner development at old Tiger Stadium nears completion

The first tenants in the Corktown apartments and condos will move in this summer

Modern townhome development in Corktown breaks ground

The Bagley 10 condos are now for sale and set to be completed in March 2020

Sneak Peek: B. Siegel Detroit gears up for August opening

The $8.3 million development on Livernois secured a commercial tenant, will start pre-leasing apartments soon

Ilitches double down following HBO segment critical of District Detroit

"We exceeded our commitment"

Monroe Blocks development breaks ground in downtown Detroit

Dan Gilbert’s latest development will bring a 35-story office tower, multiple residential buildings, and two acres of green space to the area between Campus Martius and Greektown.

Pullman Parc development team to start site work for townhouses, apartments

The new residential development across from Lafayette Park will start construction after the demo of Friends School.

Lafayette West development starts with demo of Shapero Hall

Shapero Hall will come down early next year, and construction of the new residential development should be completed by the end of 2020.

Michigan Central Station renovations start with winterization

The first phase of construction is underway at the old train station, as Ford has started work protecting the building from the elements.

Construction ramps up on One Campus Martius expansion

Two major downtown murals will disappear soon.

I-75 South heading downriver now has one lane open

After two years of construction, it’s starting to get easier to drive downriver.

Development notes: Monroe Blocks should break ground by end of the year

Plus, the Morouns sell a big Corktown building to Kefallinos.

Construction to close freeways, lanes in downtown Detroit this weekend

Heading into or out of Detroit this weekend? Take your time, be patient, and plan ahead.

Pewabic debuts new tile studio, its first physical expansion since 1912

The Maxine and Stuart Frankel Pewabic Tile Studio adds a fresh contemporary design to the historic site.

Gordie Howe International Bridge construction officially starts

A ceremony marked the official beginning of construction on the new international bridge, which will be completed within the next six years.

The Checker Building at Elton Park starts pre-leasing

The first part of the development will open in December, and the additional five buildings will open in the spring.

Wayne State to break ground on Gateway Performance Complex

The $65 million development will see the renovation of the Hilberry Theatre and the construction of a new performing arts center.

New residents move into City Modern in Brush Park

Some condos are complete in the massive development, which will bring over 400 new residential units to Brush Park.

Modular residences dropped at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull

The site of the old Tiger Stadium will see modular residences dropped and stacked over the next month.

First rental units now leasing at the Selden Corridor Initiative

Seven apartments are available for lease, while the rest of the development is slated to be finished in summer 2019.

Chemical Bank to build new 20-story headquarters across from Comerica Park

Chemical Bank is moving its headquarters into downtown Detroit. The new building, which will take about 2 1⁄2 years to build, will house about 500 employees.

Gordie Howe Bridge construction breaks ground in Delray

Foundation construction is starting on the U.S. side of the new bridge between Detroit and Windsor.

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The Gordie Howe International Bridge development and construction

The Windsor-Detrioit Bridge Authority expects construction to start in late 2018 on a new bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada.

Gordie Howe International Bridge to start construction this year

Bridging North America has been chosen as the preferred proponent of the Gordie House International Bridge, which will be the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America.

Construction update: First City Modern residents expected this summer

The apartment building for seniors and some townhouses are expecting move-ins by the end of summer.

East Jefferson’s road diet starts this week

Road work will start east and head toward downtown, cutting down traffic lanes from seven to five and adding protected bike lanes.

The Corner mixed-use development breaks ground in Corktown

The residential and retail development at the site of the old Tiger Stadium will bring 111 apartments to Corktown.

First phase of Baltimore Station to open this summer

Phase Two—a five-story, mixed-use building—broke ground this week.

Elton Park takes shape in Corktown

The Checker Cab Building is currently being converted to lofts, and two additional residential buildings are rising in Corktown.

The Shinola Hotel rises in Detroit

Construction is ramping up for the 130 room hotel, expected to open later this year.

7.Liv development breaks ground at old B. Siegel department store

The redevelopment will bring ten residential units, 20,500 square feet of retail space, and 29 underground parking spaces to the Avenue of Fashion.

New renderings revealed for Brush Park condos under construction

These energy-efficient condos will be ready by next winter.

New condos take shape in Brush Park

The new development on Mack Avenue will bring nine new for-sale condos to the neighborhood.

City Club Apartments development officially breaks ground at site of Statler Hotel

The new development at Grand Circus Park expects residents to start moving in later this year.

Ground breaks on Hudson’s site; new renderings released

Construction has officially started on the largest development downtown. The Hudson’s site will have an 800-foot tall tower, alone with a large podium and market.

City Modern takes shape in Brush Park [updated]

Brush Park is starting to look different, as modern architecture moves into the historic neighborhood.

Construction starts on Pistons’ training facility in New Center

The Detroit Pistons and Henry Ford Health System broke ground on a training, rehabilitation, and sports medicine complex that will be completed in summer 2019.