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.
The redevelopment, coined the El Moore Greens, was based on sustainability, recycling of materials, public involvement and community building through urban agriculture demonstrations.
City of Adrian was awarded Community Development Block Grant funds for façade improvements to six buildings in downtown Adrian.
Baltimore Station LLC has invested $6.8 million to complete phase one of a two-phase residential project titled Baltimore Station.
City of Davison, in partnership with local property owners, performed transformational façade improvements to three buildings in the traditional downtown.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation supported the revitalization of seven historic buildings in the core of downtown Owosso through the Community Development Block Grant Façade program.
Heart of Howell LLC renovated the exterior and interior of three functionally obsolete historic properties in downtown Howell.
The historic Scott Castle in Midtown Detroit was rehabilitated for reuse as apartments and garden level commercial.
Harbor Village at Harbor Shores LLC was awarded a $900,000 performance-based grant to transform a former industrial site into a hotel and marina development.
The Coldwater Downtown Development Authority bought the 32,000-square-foot former Kerr Hardware store site and found a developer to rehabilitate three three-story buildings in its downtown district.
URC FJ LLC and Uptown Reinvestment Corporation Inc. (URC) set out to redevelop four city blocks in downtown Flint for an emerging health and wellness district.
NewGAR LLC was awarded a $660,000 performance-based economic assistance in the form of collateral support to historically renovate the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) building.
The project involves exterior and interior rehabilitation, including a conversion from a multiplex back to its original use as a single-screen theater.