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Why Become Redevelopment Ready?
To be vibrant and competitive, Michigan communities must be ready for development. This involves planning for new investment and reinvestment, identifying assets and opportunities, and focusing limited resources. Redevelopment Ready Communities® attract and retain businesses, offer superior customer service and have a streamlined development approval process making pertinent information available around-the-clock for anyone to view.Learn more
This resource offers home builders free construction plans for multi-family housing using designs modeled after popular kit homes built during the state’s housing boom in the early part of the 20th century. The Pattern Book includes a toolkit to help communities modernize their zoning codes to allow for more multi-family construction that can fit seamlessly into the existing neighborhoods across the state. The Pattern Book Homes plan will help speed up the development of more housing units without expanding into open green space while also reducing construction costs and was made possible by a partnership between the Michigan Municipal League and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. This book also includes two nearly complete construction plan sets that may be freely reproduced:
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Contact the Redevelopment Ready Communities team
Redevelopment Ready Communities team members provide personalized support and guidance to your community based on its location in Michigan. Interact with the map on the left to find your contact by region.
For general inquiries email: RRC@michigan.org
Michigan's Redevelopment Ready Communities
Manistee, Michigan is now certified as a Redevelopment Ready Community (RRC). Discover the benefits of working with MEDC to certify your community as redevelopment ready.