Treymore building adds stake to city’s claim on mixed income housing

Treymore building adds stake to city’s claim on mixed income housing

One vacant Detroit property is among the city’s newest turnaround symbols. The long-empty Treymore Apartments, located at 457 Brainard, will soon provide affordable housing in Midtown, one of the community’s most popular, and increasingly costly, residential areas. A $3.5 million contribution of HOME city funds helped restore the property, adding another stake in Mayor Mike […]

Sweet Shop! Sheila’s Bakery draws loyal patrons to Southwest Detroit By Charnae Sanders

Sweet Shop! Sheila’s Bakery draws loyal patrons to Southwest Detroit By Charnae Sanders

An aroma of fresh bread and homemade pastries fills the walls of Sheila’s Bakery as a colorful, mouthwatering arrangement of cakes, flan and empanadas wait to be devoured. Located on Springwells Street in Southwest Detroit, the sweet treats of Sheila’s Bakery have attracted customers from all over the city and metro area for more than […]

Southwest Detroit prepares for a resurgence of development

Southwest Detroit prepares for a resurgence of development

Even 1,100 miles from Miami, Maricruz Moya felt right at home. Moya remembers arriving in Southwest Detroit with her parents at 9-years-old, almost instantly appreciating the Latino presence and Hispanic influence in one of the city’s most festive, lively districts. “Here, I was able to find the connection,” she recalls. “The cultural connection and the […]

Plugged into Detroit: Thomas Group Consulting helps clients maximize business opportunities

Plugged into Detroit: Thomas Group Consulting helps clients maximize business opportunities

New navigators emerge daily amidst explosive development opportunities that now characterize Detroit. But, there are few more formidable than Thomas Group Consulting Principals Buzz and Terence Thomas. Respected by corporate and community stakeholders alike, these native Detroiters are garnering increased recognition for their capacity to chart the course of community-minded development efforts throughout Detroit. With […]