Development News

Detroit is in the midst of transforming itself, and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation is behind it all. DEGC’s expertise has been instrumental in the revitalizing of downtown and neighborhoods throughout the city.  Check out the latest Detroit development news to see what's going on.     

April 162014
New Economy Initiative Unveils Challenge Awarding $500,000 To Existing Small Businesses
NEIdeas is first challenge exclusively for existing businesses in Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck...
March 262014
DDA Gives Preliminary Approval to Two Residential Projects
With a total of up to 330 units, the Griswold and Statler City projects represent the first new residential construction Downtown in more than 20 year...
February 032014
Public Invited to Help Rethink Detroit’s I-375 Freeway
Detroit Downtown Development Authority Holding I-375 Kickoff Community Meeting
January 302014
DEGC President and CEO George W. Jackson, Jr. Resigning to Form Detroit-based Private Consulting and Development Group
DEGC President and CEO George W. Jackson, Jr. Resigning to Form Detroit-based Private Consulting and Development Group.   Jackson will remai...
December 112013
Detroit Downtown Development Authority Approves Planning Contract for I-375 Corridor Alternatives Study
Parsons Brinckerhoff will gather input from Downtown stakeholders to develop several alternative plans for I-375.
June 192013
Detroit Downtown Development Authority Approves $650 Million Framework For Downtown Events Center And Entertainment District
May 202013
The $200,000 grant will fund artists to create works that will be installed in business storefronts and public spaces on Livernois Ave.
November 022012
Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe Opens With Green Grocer Support
Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe provides one more great choice for the growing Midtown residential population.
October 312012
REVOLVE has shops, eateries popping up in Detroit's West Village
Alexis Wiley of Fox 2 News reported a great story on the REVOLVE Detroit program.
October 162012
REVOLVE retail program launches out of West Village with Tashmoo
Jon Zemke of Model D writes about the launch of the REVOLVE Detroit program.
October 052012
West Village Goes Pop
The Villages Community Development Corporation and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation are supporting the two new pop-ups as part of a broader retail ...
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