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Detroit Development News

News, notes, and maps to cover the increasing development and construction across Detroit.

Motown Museum to unveil new outdoor gathering space May 19

Dancing in the Street Park will host free public events throughout the year

Next phase of condos at Saint Charles development hit the market

Units at the luxury Islandview development are selling for between $230,000 and $605,000

Affordable housing roundup: 3 new projects across Detroit now ready for tenants

There will be 74 units in total, most for renters making less than $17,000 per year

First tenants move in to completed Baltimore Station 1 apartments in Milwaukee Junction

The mixed-use building developed by the Platform has 23 units, five of which rent for 80 percent AMI

City of Detroit acquires land necessary to complete FCA plant deal

After cutting a deal with the Morouns, the first plant in two decades is almost certainly coming to Detroit

Pistons partner with Wayne State to build $25M basketball arena

The arena will host the university’s men’s and women’s teams, as well as an NBA G League team

An overview of Detroit’s rezoning process

The Planning Commission is undertaking a major update to the city’s zoning ordinance—here’s what you need to know

An inside look at the Elton Park apartments

Here’s all the details for the massive Corktown development

Fitzgerald neighborhood gets new community and office space

HomeBase will provide offices for local nonprofits and allow for free community gatherings

Pullman Parc residences in Lafayette Park now for sale

The project’s 81 units come in several styles ranging in cost from $250K to $750K and up

Waymo to manufacture self-driving cars in Detroit

The Google affiliate will redevelop the former American Axle & Manufacturing facility for $13.6 million

Flagstar Bank, other corporations partner with neighborhoods in city’s revitalization efforts

The bank is the first to announce that its $5 million commitment will be utilized in Old Redford

First City Modern building opens, will be exclusively affordable housing for seniors

The Brush Park multifamily is for those making between $15,000 and $30,000

Community benefits negotiated for Henry Ford Cancer Pavilion development

Letter of understanding includes local hiring requirements, environmental mitigations

An update on all 14 of the city’s neighborhood plans

From Delray to Jefferson Chalmers, here’s what you need to know

Michigan Central Station to be powered by renewable energy

Plus, other updates from Ford’s first community meeting.

With $3.5 million state loan secured, West Village development to soon break ground

Half of 92 apartment units will be "affordable" in the mixed-use Parker Durand

$16 million housing and retail development planned for Mexicantown

Woodburn Partners was selected to build the 60-unit apartment building on Bagley

$20 million redevelopment signals big changes for Milwaukee Junction

Method Development announces purchase and plans for five buildings in the neighborhood

$310 million, two skyscraper development coming to Midtown

Project would be the largest development north of Mack Avenue since the 1920s

Update: Three new boutique hotels coming to downtown and Midtown

Total investment in these projects to easily exceed $400 million

East Riverfront framework wins prestigious urban design award

The plan has received the AIA Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design.

Rehabbed condos and new townhouses list for sale in the North End

The new condos and townhouses are listing between $165,000 and $250,000.

Lee Plaza could finally be redeveloped

The city is working on selling the long-vacant site to the Roxbury Group and Ethos Development. The building would be redeveloped into 180 residential units.

Former school in Midtown to transform into workspace, ‘business ecosystem’

Industry Detroit will offer workforce development programs and office space.

Redevelopment starts at Milwaukee Junction’s ‘Illuminated Mural’ building

Chroma will house coworking space and the city’s largest food hall by the end of the year.

Gilbert snags properties in Capitol Park, East Riverfront

Bedrock has purchased the Herman and Ben Marks Fur Building in Capitol Park, along with acreage in the East Riverfront area.

Development notes: Dan Gilbert buys warehouse building by the train station

Plus, the David Mackenzie house in Midtown will move next month.

Detroit developments expected to open in 2019

New Center and Corktown will see a lot of new apartments opening in 2019.

Detroit development stories to watch in 2019

Which developments will make news in the coming year?

Vacant Jefferson-Chalmers buildings to be rehabbed for apartments

23 apartments will be available in the two buildings, which have been vacant for decades.

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.

Building more equitable development in Detroit’s neighborhoods

Better Buildings, Better Blocks is helping Detroiters invest in their own neighborhoods.

Which Detroit developments were the most exciting in 2018?

While the city didn’t see a lot of developments open this year, many plans were announced that will make a huge impact on Detroit.

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.

Here’s what 511 Woodward could look like

The footstool to the Guardian Building will have a new look and purpose in the next few years.

Land next to the Plaza in Midtown sells for $15M

The land by Whole Foods, long slated for development, has a new owner.