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.
This historic, Paradise Valley building in Detroit required extensive rehabilitation in order to accommodate a restaurant, offices, and the home of Real Times, Inc. publishing company.
5734 Woodward LLC was awarded a $240,625 performance-based grant to historically redevelop a three-story building in Detroit to include two residential units and two retail spaces.
Woodward Brown Associates LLC constructed a new five-story, mixed-used structure of approximately 88,000 square feet, known as The Balmoral.
City of Harrison was awarded $751,344 in Community Development Block Grant funds to transform its seasonal farmers market into a permanent indoor/outdoor market facility.
The SVRC Marketplace development transformed the former Saginaw News building into a 100,000-square-foot hub of activity for people visiting, living, eating, shopping & doing business.
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.