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July 18, 2016 - Detroit News

Detroit’s riverfront turns bend for the better

Detroit is making steady progress in creating a downtown riverfront that is a popular recreation area, a commercial district and an upscale residential strip.

July 13, 2016 - Multi-Housing News

The Fitzgerald Project, Detroit’s Premiere in Urban Development

The Fitzgerald Revitalization Project focuses on 100 vacant buildings and 257 empty lots that will be converted to productive landscapes.

May 23, 2016 - Detroit Free Press

New nonprofit aims to boost Detroit neighborhoods

With help from JPMorgan Chase and other backers, a new nonprofit entity named Develop Detroit launched this week to provide a variety of new housing options in Detroit neighborhoods outside of the greater downtown.

May 23, 2016 - Daily Detroit

“Anthem Of Us” Is The Most Inspirational Video Of Detroit Yet

Director Stephen McGee, with the words of Big Sean and the support of Bedrock Detroit, the real estate company that handles Gilbert’s properties, made a doozy of an inspirational short “film” that’s been setting the Detroiternet on fire, spreading like crazy.

May 23, 2016 - Model D

70 units in 30 days: Forest Arms redevelopment fills up fast in Midtown

Having met Scott Lowell on the grounds of the Forest Arms redevelopment, he has the look of a person nearing the end of a long journey. He’s tired, relieved, and grateful. After the better part of a decade, Lowell and his wife Carolyn Howard’s rehabilitation of the Forest Arms apartment building in Midtown is going to accept its first tenants since 2008.

May 22, 2016 - mLive

$250M housing development planned along Detroit’s QLine rail

DETROIT – A $250-million development that will build 1,000 new apartments within blocks of Woodward Avenue in Detroit is in the works.

The cherry on top? Two penthouse suites offering unobstructed views of downtown Detroit.

April 15, 2016 - mLive

The Plaza penthouse units will offer new view of downtown Detroit skyline

DETROIT – A $22-million redevelopment is in the works for an iconic 12-story Midtown high-rise.

The cherry on top? Two penthouse suites offering unobstructed views of downtown Detroit.

April 14, 2016 - mLive

See inside $10M Forest Arms renovation in Detroit, targeting May 1 move-in

DETROIT – Come May, people will be living inside of the historic Forest Arms apartment building in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood for the first time since 2008.

April 13, 2016 - mLive

New field at Tiger Stadium site named ‘The Willie Horton Field of Dreams’

DETROIT – The Willie Horton Field of Dreams will open in about a year on the same corner the Tigers legend used to smack homers into the stands.

April 11, 2016 - Model D

Luxury apartments development hopes to draw residents to riverfront

Competition and cost for apartments in downtown Detroit have risen so sharply in recent years, even the luxury apartment market has become cost prohibitive for some.

Triton Properties, the Denver-based developer which entered the Detroit market in 2009, is betting that their Waters Edge at Harbortown luxury apartment development will absorb some of that overflow.

April 6, 2016 - dBusiness

Eastern Market’s 10-Year Plan: More Pedestrian Walkways, Added Programming

The nonprofit organization that manages Detroit’s Eastern Market will work to draw in more retail to the area, improve parking, and add programming throughout the week, which was detailed in a new 10-year economic framework.

April 5, 2016 - Deadline Detroit

Bus Rapid Transit Proposed from Downtown to Airport and Ann Arbor

This vision for Michigan Avenue comes from the new Regional Transit Authority (RTA), which is developing concepts for Bus Rapid Transit, protected bike lanes and other improvements on three Detroit routes.