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Renovations nearly complete, Woodbridge townhomes now ready for tenants
Blog 2 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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Greektown seeks to modernize with sweeping plan that includes more mixed-use, public space
Blog 4 months ago
Greektown seeks to modernize with sweeping plan that includes more mixed-use, public space

Rendering of Monroe Street in the Greektown neighborhood framework. | Greektown Neighborhood Partnership The downtown neighborhood has been notably...

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Detroit outlines key recommendations for updating city’s zoning ordinance
Blog 4 months ago
Detroit outlines key recommendations for updating city’s zoning ordinance

Mixed-use buildings in Corktown. | Photo by Michelle Gerard “Zoning Analytic” is the first major document released by the Planning Commission as...

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Detroit’s proposed Airbnb ordinance, explained
Blog 4 months ago
Detroit’s proposed Airbnb ordinance, explained

Photo by Michelle Gerard What the ordinance regulating short-term rentals would do, when it comes up for a vote, and why people are for or against...

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Bedrock got millions in incentives with little oversight, investigation finds
Blog 4 months ago
Bedrock got millions in incentives with little oversight, investigation finds

Excavation site for Bedrock’s new Hudson’s building. | Photo by Aaron Mondry The Detroit Free Press reports that the city and state provided land...

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What $1,000 rents in Detroit right now
Blog 4 months ago
What $1,000 rents in Detroit right now

See what you can get in neighborhoods like Midtown, North End, and East English Village Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed Comparisons,...

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Massive $150M mixed-use development in Corktown officially opens
Blog 4 months ago
Massive $150M mixed-use development in Corktown officially opens

Photo by Nadir Ali for Elton Park Corktown Phase one of Elton Park consists of 151 apartment units, ground-floor retail, and an activated alley On...

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Architect announced, new renderings released for Book Tower redevelopment
Blog 4 months ago
Architect announced, new renderings released for Book Tower redevelopment

Photography and renderings courtesy of Bedrock Detroit The downtown skyscraper will have retail, office, residential, and hospitality One of the...

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Detroit Shipping Company in Midtown to get $6 million mixed-use neighbor—also made of shipping containers
Blog 4 months ago
Detroit Shipping Company in Midtown to get $6 million mixed-use neighbor—also made of shipping containers

Rendering of the 444 Building | Detroit Rising Development The “444” is being developed by the same firm, Detroit Rising Development Detroit...

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Comcast completes nearly $1 million expansion of Midtown store
Blog 5 months ago
Comcast completes nearly $1 million expansion of Midtown store

Interior of the remodeled Xfinity store | Courtesy of Comcast The Xfinity store on Woodward Avenue will also add 20 new employees Last week,...

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An update on the progress of developments in Core City
Blog 5 months ago
An update on the progress of developments in Core City

Photo by Chris Miele Philip Kafka’s expansion of the district around Warren and Grand River avenues continued this summer It’s rare you see a...

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First privately-negotiated CBA in Detroit’s history signed for NW Goldberg development
Blog 5 months ago
First privately-negotiated CBA in Detroit’s history signed for NW Goldberg development

West Grand Boulevard Collaborative president Mildred Hunt Robbins speaks at a press conference announcing the CBA with Grasso Holdings | Aaron...

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Detroit’s vintage clothing stores, mapped
Blog 5 months ago
Detroit’s vintage clothing stores, mapped

Dresses and hats at the Velvet Tower | Michelle Gerard Everything old is new, so the saying goes. And if the proliferation of vintage clothing...

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What $1,600 rents in Detroit right now
Blog 5 months ago
What $1,600 rents in Detroit right now

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

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Construction complete, first owners move in to James Place Lofts in Brush Park
Blog 6 months ago
Construction complete, first owners move in to James Place Lofts in Brush Park

Photos by Michal Catari of Wolf Virtual Reality Four units starting at $399,990 are still available It took longer than expected, but a new-build...

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