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What's old is new again…and brownfield and historic preservation tax credits available to careful and diligent developers mean that old is more than just aesthetically pleasing, it's economically viable. Add in the inherent sustainability of reuse, and the triple-bottom-line survey says: redevelopment is the way to go.
A new beginning for the North End
Monday, September 12, 2016
The North End has seen terrible times, as residents and community members attest. But thanks to the efforts of developers, artists, and others with a vision, the narrative is shifting.
The greenest apartment building in Detroit
Monday, June 13, 2016
Tom and Peggy Brennan, founders of the Green Garage, have also rehabbed a nearby historic apartment building that's stunning in both its beauty and energy efficiency.
Tech startup finds creative solution to living and working in two different cities
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Many startups find Silicon Valley oversaturated and are seeking opportunities in cities with nascent tech scenes. Castle, a property management tech company, is doing just that in Detroit.
The versatile material and company that's restoring Detroit's downtown architecture
Monday, April 04, 2016
Glassline recreates lost or deteriorated architectural elements for historic buildings that are undergoing rehabilitation. And they're making them all out of fiberglass.
Ruins to riches: Brian Rebain and the architecture of revival
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Behind every great historic restoration project, there's a great architect. In the case of many of downtown's most prominent buildings, that person is Brian Rebain.
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Using the literary arts to fight blight on Tuxedo Street
Dubbed the Tuxedo Project, the house at 7124 Tuxedo St., former home of Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Stephen Henderson, will become a literary and community center, complete with an English professor-in-residence.
It's a match! MCM winners use grant money to help cushion construction costs
Third round of grant program seeks to give $2M to Detroit non-profits
Grooming company to return to Detroit, open barbershop in Corktown
Media technology school to open in former police precinct building in Southwest Detroit
Motor City Match winner Mama Coo's opens in Corktown as Round 6 application window opens
August development news round-up: Residential, residential, and more residential
Planet Ant turns to crowdfunding to complete redevelopment of old Hamtramck banquet hall
Christian organization seeks funds to complete renovations of community center
July development news round-up: Big residential projects on Selden
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Bedrock Real Estate to spend an estimated $400 million on restoration of Book Tower
In one of the more surprising stories about redevelopment in a city full of them, the Book Tower and Book Building will get an estimated $400 million worth of restoration, according to a recent Crain's Detroit Business article.
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
In surprising turn, classic Detroit venue may reopen
Source: Detroit Free Press
Next High Growth Happy Hour focuses on real estate
Article explores overlooked beauty of east riverfront housing
Source: Hour Detroit
Community space hosts small scale development "walk and talk" in downtown Hamtramck
Fort Street drawbridge over Rouge River reopens
Source: Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Inside Southwest Detroit
The insidious setback to recovery in Detroit's neighborhoods
Source: Next City
'Give grass a chance,' says Navin Field Grounds Crew about Tiger Stadium site
Sick of potholes, Hamtramckans take to the streets with shovels and cold patch
Source: MLive Detroit
Write a House begins second chapter of literary neighborhood development
Source: Write a House
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Prestigious fellowship for founder of Building Hugger demonstrates the firm's growth
Amy Swift never takes a day off from her preservation-focused construction firm Building Hugger. But a fellowship with the Tory Birch Foudation was too good to pass up.
NextChallenge aims to smarten up urban infrastructure tech
ASTI Environmental targets urban work with new downtown office
Detroit redevelopment work leads to growth for Giffels Webster
Artesian Farms' produce production ramps up as temps drop
Building Hugger: woman builder, home preserver, job creator
Reclaimed blight powers End Grain Woodworking Co's growth
Detroiter turns passion for cities into business, Human Scale Studio
Afterhouse turns blighted buildings into urban agriculture hot spots
Downtown projects now the bulk of Kraemer Design Group's workload
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