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Apartment construction drove 2014 housing recovery in Ottawa County

Single family home starts also showed continued strength in the Lakeshore area, according to Builder Track Reports, which follows home building activity in West Michigan. Full News here – Oakland Business

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New apartment construction soared in 2014 as renters clamored for housing near downtown

Home building activity was up across the board in Kent County last year, according to Builder Track Reports. Full News here – Oakland Business

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GM workers help non-profit’s housing initiative

Empty, it weighs 8,600 pounds. A steel cargo shipping container inside General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant is being re-purposed for social good. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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New owner of Neudeck Building plans $  6M renovation: Housing, retail, gym in works

New owner of Neudeck Building plans $6M renovation: Housing, retail, gym in works

Kirk Pinho – Wayne County has officially sold the 86,000-square-foot Philip J. Neudeck office building at 415 Clifford St., and its downtown parking lot, to businessman Joe Barbat. The sale of the building at Clifford and Bagley for $ 2.3 million was approved by the Wayne County Commission in a 14-0 vote Thursday, with Commissioner […]

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Sponsored Content: 4 advantages to investing in single-family housing

  Investing in property is regarded as one of the best business practices you can make with your money. This year, there’s been an extra frisson of hype for investing in single-family housing as opposed to the likes of other types of… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Developing Detroit: Packard Plant owner talks drones and senior housing; M-1 Rail names streetcar builder

A look at business and development news from around Metro Detroit Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Drones and senior housing? Detroit’s Packard Plant owner tells east side community his plans for decrepit site

An American flag sticking out of his breast pocket, the owner of the largest piece of blight in a city awash in urban ruin told an east side Detroit crowd that everything from drones to senior housing could be in the works for the former Packard Automotive Plant. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Affordable housing needs assessment underway for Washtenaw County

How can Washtenaw County work to solve the region’s affordable housing shortage? That’s one of the questions at the center of the Washtenaw County Office of Community & Economic Development’s affordable housing needs assessment, which is underway and slated for completion by the end of 2014. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Off-campus housing matchmaker Cribspot raises $  660,000 round

Off-campus housing matchmaker Cribspot raises $660,000 round

Tom Henderson – Cribspot.com, a startup that helps college students find places to live while helping mom-and-pop owners manage their properties, will announce Monday that it has finished raising a seed round of $ 660,000, led by Ann Arbor-based Huron River Ventures and joined by the Detroit-based First Step Fund.Cribspot had been targeting a round […]

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1 dead, several injured in fire at Allen Park senior housing complex

People were hanging out of their windows when Allen Park Fire Chief Douglas LaFond arrived at the Leo L. Paluch Senior Citizen Housing complex. Full News here – freep

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Developer revives plan for downtown housing project

The 12-to-14-story project would create between 96 and 108 1-and-2 bedroom apartments with up to half of them set aside for low-to-medium income tenants. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Rockford home builder begins to finish once-foreclosed housing development

Sable Homes plans to build 13 new homes as part of the final phase of the Stone Crest subdivision in Courtland Township. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Poll: Can senior housing in downtown Detroit be successfully preserved?

Vote in the poll and add your thoughts in the comments section Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Group faces uphill battle in preserving senior housing amid Detroit redevelopment

In the 1980s a federally subsidized housing trend began moving low-income senior citizens into downtowns that were otherwise bleeding population and in need of residents for vacant buildings. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Downtown Detroit development offers lessons for displacing low-income residents for market-rate housing

A developer behind a project that replaced 127 housing units occupied mostly by low-income seniors with luxury apartments in downtown Detroit said the experience could be used to aid future transitions. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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