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Boston Consulting to move office to Ilitch-owned building under construction
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Boston Consulting to move office to Ilitch-owned building under construction

Rendering of a new office building at 2715 Woodward Avenue. | Olympia Development The firm will occupy 30,000 square feet of space at the new...

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Long-delayed Meijer development in Detroit to move ahead without apartments
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Long-delayed Meijer development in Detroit to move ahead without apartments

Shutterstock Due to rising construction costs, the East Jefferson project will now have only a small-scale Meijer A mixed-use Meijer grocery store...

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Olympia announces $25M renovation of Women’s City Club building downtown
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Olympia announces $25M renovation of Women’s City Club building downtown

Women’s City Club building at 2110 Park Avenue. | Wikimedia Commons Co-working hub Spaces will occupy 47,000 square feet of space in the historic...

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231-unit The Boulevard opens in New Center
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231-unit The Boulevard opens in New Center

The Boulevard at Third Avenue and West Grand. | Nadir Ali/The Platform The $60 million building has 17,500 square feet of ground-floor retail and...

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Curbed’s holiday wish list for Detroit in 2020
Blog 6 days ago
Curbed’s holiday wish list for Detroit in 2020

Construction at the Hudson’s site. Here are seven “presents” we’d like for next year Now’s that time of year, several weeks before the holidays,...

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City seeks development proposals for site of former Hope Hospital in Virginia Park
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City seeks development proposals for site of former Hope Hospital in Virginia Park

View of the site at 801 Virginia Park Street. | City of Detroit The 0.75-acre site could be used for a large residential or mixed-use development...

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$100M Midtown West development breaks ground on site of Wigle Recreation Center
Blog 3 weeks ago
$100M Midtown West development breaks ground on site of Wigle Recreation Center

Rendering of Fourth & Selden. | VolumeOne Design Studio Phase one of the project will add over 200 housing units, plus retail and amenities A...

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How these 7 Detroit neighborhoods got their unique names
Blog 3 weeks ago
How these 7 Detroit neighborhoods got their unique names

Photo by Michelle Gerard From Piety Hill to Northwest Goldberg, here are the origin stories for seven Detroit neighborhoods Over the years, the...

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Lafayette Towers looks to build fence blocking access to the park
Blog 4 weeks ago
Lafayette Towers looks to build fence blocking access to the park

The 22-story Lafayette Towers. | Michelle Gerard Management says it’s necessary to protect property and ensure resident safety Lafayette Towers has...

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Kmart to close last two stores in metro Detroit
Blog 1 month ago
Kmart to close last two stores in metro Detroit

Shutterstock There were once 134 Kmart stores in Michigan—now there’s only one Nearly 60 years ago, Kmart opened its first store in metro Detroit....

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Detroit to make changes to its rental registry ordinance due to limited compliance
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Detroit to make changes to its rental registry ordinance due to limited compliance

Photo by Michelle Gerard The city had hoped to bring all rentals into compliance in two years, but that timeline has proved unrealistic This story...

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Detroit coworking spaces now cater to a variety of clientele across the city
Blog 1 month ago
Detroit coworking spaces now cater to a variety of clientele across the city

Inside Cocoon Detroit on East Grand Boulevard. | Courtesy of Cocoon Detroit It’s never been easier to find your coworking community Ten years ago,...

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A look inside the riverfront’s Elevator Building post-renovation
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A look inside the riverfront’s Elevator Building post-renovation

The Elevator Building at 1938 Franklin Street. | Photos courtesy of Next Cities Next Cities bought the building last year for $2.1 million A...

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Three separate apartment buildings in Detroit get major upgrades, remain affordable
Blog 1 month ago
Three separate apartment buildings in Detroit get major upgrades, remain affordable

At the groundbreaking for University Meadows. From left to right: Roger Myers (president and CEO of Presbyterian Villages of Michigan), Sonya Mays ...

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What $2,000 rents in Detroit right now
Blog 1 month ago
What $2,000 rents in Detroit right now

See what you can get in neighborhoods like Woodbridge, Lafayette Park, and Midtown Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed Comparisons, where...

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Who’s behind the ‘Old Western Market’ sign outside Corktown?
Blog 1 month ago
Who’s behind the ‘Old Western Market’ sign outside Corktown?

A sign placed in a vacant lot at 2640 Michigan Avenue. | Aaron Mondry We got in touch with the couple looking to resurrect the old market,...

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Additional details on the $50M Cambria Hotel as it breaks ground downtown
Blog 1 month ago
Additional details on the $50M Cambria Hotel as it breaks ground downtown

Rendering of the Cambria Hotel at 600 W. Lafayette Street. | Krieger Klatt Architects The six-story hotel, which will also have an upscale...

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Renovations nearly complete, Woodbridge townhomes now ready for tenants
Blog 1 month ago
Renovations nearly complete, Woodbridge townhomes now ready for tenants

Townhomes at LaFerte Terrace. | Photos by Dan Zemke It’s been almost a decade since work first started at LaFerte Terrace on the northern edge of...

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United Artists Building developer looks to demolish historic theater
Blog 1 month ago
United Artists Building developer looks to demolish historic theater

Photo by Michelle Gerard The demo would be part of a $56 million redevelopment of the attached office building into 148 apartments A long-awaited...

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The curious history of community mausoleums in Detroit and the Midwest
Blog 1 month ago
The curious history of community mausoleums in Detroit and the Midwest

The community mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery | Photos by Aaron Mondry This odd burial concept, which spread across the country, started here Many...

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The healthiest market in metro Detroit? Industrial real estate.
Blog 1 month ago
The healthiest market in metro Detroit? Industrial real estate.

Ford Motor Co. F-150 plant near Detroit. | Shutterstock With a vacancy rate of just 2.1 percent and major projects in the works, industry is still...

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Homeless and substance abuse center in Cass Corridor plans major expansion
Blog 1 month ago
Homeless and substance abuse center in Cass Corridor plans major expansion

Rendering of the Anchor at Mariners Inn. | Landon Bone Baker Architects Right next to Little Caesars Arena, the Anchor at Mariners Inn would add 84...

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Does solar energy have a future in Detroit?
Blog 1 month ago
Does solar energy have a future in Detroit?

The Pablo Davis Elder Living Center. | Photos courtesy of Tim Skrotzki Despite new state laws eliminating net metering, there’s many reasons to be...

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Can anything be built in Detroit without subsidies?
Blog 2 months ago
Can anything be built in Detroit without subsidies?

Ford’s press event announcing the redevelopment of Michigan Central Station. | Michelle Gerard Why every new development in the city comes with...

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What $1,500 rents in Detroit right now
Blog 2 months ago
What $1,500 rents in Detroit right now

See what you can get in neighborhoods like Midtown, Art Center, and Rivertown Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed Comparisons, where we...

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Developer of ‘Up’ and ‘Lorax’ homes finishes duplex, starts new apartment building next door
Blog 2 months ago
Developer of ‘Up’ and ‘Lorax’ homes finishes duplex, starts new apartment building next door

Newly renovated duplex at Willis Street and Rosa Parks Boulevard | Courtesy of Alex Pereira The two colorful projects will be part of a pocket...

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‘The Corner’ at old Tiger Stadium site officially opens
Blog 2 months ago
‘The Corner’ at old Tiger Stadium site officially opens

Ribbon cutting for the opening of The Corner. | Photos by Nadir Ali The $31 million development brings 111 apartments and ground-floor retail to...

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$6.6M mixed-use building with artistic theme planned for Woodbridge
Blog 2 months ago
$6.6M mixed-use building with artistic theme planned for Woodbridge

Rendering of the Osi Art Apartments | VolumeOne The developers see the Osi Art Apartments as part of a larger arts district along Grand River...

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Wayne County to build housing for refugee resettlement in Hamtramck
Blog 2 months ago
Wayne County to build housing for refugee resettlement in Hamtramck

Children walk to school in Hamtramck. | The Washington Post/Getty Images Freedom Village will cost $1.2 million and provide six immigrant families...

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As District Detroit neighborhood council comes to an end, requests go largely unfulfilled
Blog 2 months ago
As District Detroit neighborhood council comes to an end, requests go largely unfulfilled

One of the many District Detroit surface parking lots. | Photos by Michelle and Chris Gerard The NAC didn’t have any authority to enforce its...

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