Community Development Project Profiles
See how the MEDC and communities have come together to increase private investment, create jobs and make lasting impacts in neighborhoods across the state through these project profiles.
Trident Corktown LLC has invested $43.8 million to complete a large-scale infill development and a historic rehabilitation of the three-story Checker Cab building in the historic Corktown neighborhood of Detroit.
The St. Charles School project consisted of the rehabilitation of a historic school in the Islandview neighborhood of Detroit to 25 condominiums.
The project rehabilitated the vacant and functionally obsolete building into the new and expanded Mott Community College (MCC) Culinary Arts Institute.
Alma Opera Block LLC and Alma College are redeveloping the Wright Opera House and adjourning properties located in downtown Alma.
The project is the mixed-use redevelopment of the former Tiger Stadium site located at the corner of Michigan Trumbull avenues. The project redeveloped 1.3 acres of property.
This project involved the demolition of the vacant former Grand Rapids Press building, to construct a new 163,000-square-foot biomedical research facility for Michigan State University.
City of South Haven, in partnership with local building owners, has completed façade improvement projects on two key properties in downtown South Haven.
Vollwerth and Co., a 100-year-old family-owned sausage making and distributing company, located in downtown Hancock, utilized Community Development Block Grant funds to assist in their expansion.
Port Huron Citadel LLC was awarded a $200,000 performance-based grant to renovate a vacant, three-story building.
Façade restorations at 220 and 212 Iron Street in downtown Negaunee returned two historic buildings to their original character, removing the inauthentic renovations that occurred in contemporary times.
Redevelopment of 215 South Front Street restored the historic, vacant building downtown Marquette, transforming it into a vibrant, multi-story, mixed-use retail and residential space.
This project redeveloped 123 and 127 East Main Street, two vacant, historic buildings located in the heart of Niles’ downtown Main Street district.