Midtown’s Sugar Hill District to Gain $32 Million Housing Development with Affordable Housing

Midtown’s Sugar Hill District to Gain $32 Million Housing Development with Affordable Housing

Straight off of his widely lauded speech at the Mackinac Policy Conference in which he highlighted the need for affordable housing, Mayor Mike Duggan, Midtown Detroit representatives and local architects came together to announced a new housing project in the city with 25 percent affordable units. On Friday, Mayor Duggan announced the developers and design […]

The District Detroit Announces Detroit’s Largest Residential Development Initiative in More Than 20 Years

The District Detroit Announces Detroit’s Largest Residential Development Initiative in More Than 20 Years

Again emphasizing Detroit’s efforts “to build a city that includes everyone,” officials from the city, The District Detroit and Olympia Entertainment announced Friday that a new residential development will bring 686 units – including 139 affordable options – across six projects. Olympia Development of Michigan announced plans for hundreds of new affordable and market-rate rental […]

Broder & Sachse to renovate historic 40 Davenport building, partners with city for responsible rehabilitation

Broder & Sachse to renovate historic 40 Davenport building, partners with city for responsible rehabilitation

Creating a Detroit that has room for everyone – especially in terms of housing – is a goal for the city’s government, its residents and, increasingly, its developers. A new example of this is the newly announced The Hamilton. Broder & Sachse Real Estate and the City of Detroit have reached an agreement to keep […]

The Senior Segment: City must prepare for increase in aging Detroiters

The Senior Segment: City must prepare for increase in aging Detroiters

The topic of metro Detroit senior living hits close to home, literally, for Tahirih Ziegler. Aside from her professional charge as executive director of Detroit Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC), she has a mother who suffers from Alzheimer’s and lives in a nursing facility. What Ziegler’s mom has in common with many local seniors, healthy […]

Jefferson Easts Inc. promotes affordable housing in high-rent district

Jefferson Easts Inc. promotes affordable housing in high-rent district

As she traveled between Detroit and Ghana, contributing her skills to the building of a medical facility in the African nation, Betty Wright noticed something changing. It was her neighborhood. The nine years she spent flying across the ocean before the former nurse re-settled in her East Jefferson Avenue condo brought ebbs and flows. Stately […]

The St. Charles Residence breaks ground on historic renovation in Detroit

The St. Charles Residence breaks ground on historic renovation in Detroit

Detroit has so many architectural gems, including skyscrapers, office towers and schools, so it is impressive when you see one of them being honored and converted into homes for current and future city residents. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan on Monday joined Banyan Investments in breaking ground on the $10 million renovation (Phase I and II) […]

Housing dollars move to where they are welcome

Housing dollars move to where they are welcome

Detroit is a city of opportunity, innovation and investment. We can become a leader in urban revitalization’s best practices if we can commit to providing inclusive housing options for all Detroiters: our long-time residents, recent transplants, and especially the community’s most vulnerable. But there’s a formula for success. Implementing multi-dimensional housing solutions and strategies to […]

Uptick in Detroit home sales in 2016, even bigger gains coming

Uptick in Detroit home sales in 2016, even bigger gains coming

Real estate brokers like Austin Black II are happily working near 24/7 these days. The owner of City Living Detroit, a full-service real estate brokerage, reports that his biggest challenge is meeting ever increasing demand for housing stock in the city. “The properties continue to get scarcer, even as prices rise to stratospheric levels in some […]