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.
MEDC awarded $250,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to renovate the former Garfield Inn into a fine dining restaurant and bed and breakfast.
The former First State Bank Building in Detroit’s financial district, was redeveloped to restore its historical integrity and is the new corporate headquarters of MarxModa.
Coe Van Dyke LLC was awarded a $730,933 MCRP performance-based grant that supported the construction of The Coe at West Village, a mixed-use building located in Detroit.
The Inn on Water Street is a redeveloped property containing a 26-unit boutique hotel with a lobby bar, meeting space, retail space and four market-rate condominiums on the top floor.
City of Laingsburg, in partnership with local property owners, performed transformational façade improvements to three buildings in the traditional downtown.
This project fully renovated and re-opened the historic Cadillac House and Tavern, including the return of overnight accommodations for the first time in over 50 years.
The Axle Brewing Company is the redevelopment of a industrial building into a mixed-use project located in Ferndale including a brewery, tap room, beer garden and more.
Auch East Gateway LLC constructed the headquarters for Auch Construction on a three-acre Racer Trust site in downtown Pontiac.
The city and DDA transformed a vacant, publicly owned space downtown into the Escanaba Market Place through construction of a pavilion-style structure.
Casamira Detroit LLC was awarded $1 million performance-based grant to historically renovate the four-story building known as Casamira Apartments, in New Center Detroit.
The project revitalized the Capitol Theatre, located in the heart of downtown Flint, to its former historic glory. The restored property contains a 1,800-seat community theater.
The project renovated the former Sperry department store building into a 12-screen theater complex, restaurant/lounge, offices, and a business incubator.