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
Resources and additional information
Best Practices Handbook
RRC consists of six interconnected best practices designed to create a predictable, transparent, and efficient development experience. Check out the handbook for more details on each best practice.
RRC 2.0 is the next evolution of Redevelopment Ready Communities. Learn more on the 2021 transition here.
RRC Resource Library
This online library includes guides, templates, and examples for each of the six best practices. We're big believers in not recreating the wheel so check out our resources and what your fellow RRC communities are doing and whether it can work for your community.
Technical Assistance Match Funding
Communities actively engaged in RRC and making progress are eligible for potential match funding to support projects that will advance the community toward certification.
RRC Online Training
Michigan communities or partner organization have the opportunity to learn more about the RRC Best Practices through an online training series.
RRC Advisory Council members contribute technical assistance and subject matter expertise to community evaluations, recommendation reports, and future program direction.
RRC Frequently Asked Questions
Have questions about RRC? Check out answers to some of our most frequently asked questions here.
Redevelopment Services Team (RSTeam)
The RSTeam is the next frontier of the RRC program with experienced and dedicated staff focused on a proactive approach to site redevelopment.
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.