Development Districts

DEGC is managing major economic development projects on behalf of the City of Detroit and its economic development authorities. These projects offer tremendous potential for industrial, commercial, retail and residential development and are enhancing the overall quality of life for Detroit and its visitors.  For information about these Development Districts follow the links below. 
  • Capitol Park District - The DDA is working to transform the district into a fully-utilized mixed-use district.
  • Catalyst Development District - The DDA is working to create a new sports and entertainment district Downtown. The new district will include a $450 million sports and entertainment arena funded by a combination of public and private sources.
  • East Riverfront District - The EDC is transforming the Detroit East Riverfront from an industrial to a residential/mixed use district. 
  • I-94 Industrial Park - The EDC is developing a 186 acre industrial park near the junction of I-75 and I094 on Detroit's near east side
  • Jefferson Village The NDC of the EDC is working in collaboration with the City of Detroit to complete a single-family, market-rate housing sub-division located in the southeastern portion of the City.
  • Lower Woodward Improvement Program - The DDA is improving roadways, lighting and streetscapes in the Lower Woodward Corridor (Jefferson to Grand Circus Park) and on the cross streets connecting these downtown thoroughfares.