News - Detroit

  • Woda Cooper Opens Partially Affordable Michigan Community

    Portland School Apartments is an adaptive-reuse project that consists of 29 new units available for seniors and lower-income working families in Portland, Mich..

    09 May 2018 14:25
  • Adaptive Reuse Sparks Opportunity in Detroit

    Developers and investors showed attendees at the 2018 ULI Spring Meeting how they are converting vacant or obsolete properties into new uses to spur further investment in the city.

    04 May 2018 15:19
  • Andover Real Estate, M Group Pick Up MI Asset

    The buyers financed the acquisition with a $16 million Fannie Mae Green Rewards loan originated by Hunt Mortgage Group.

    03 April 2018 14:55
  • Full Throttle in Detroit

    The city is well into its economic resurgence, attracting investors and young professionals with the help of startups, technology companies and automotive giants that are exploring the trending mobility industry.

    27 March 2018 13:09
  • Hunt Mortgage Provides Refi for 2 MI Affordable Properties

    The $9.5 million investment in Joseph's Run Apartments in Midland and Roxbury Court Apartments in Clio will be used to refinance both properties.

    05 January 2018 23:45
  • Detroit’s Slow Acceleration

    The metro is on the verge of an economic turnaround, largely due to its broad-based employment growth. This restoration is reflected in the local multifamily market’s improving fundamentals, as well.

    27 October 2017 13:46
  • Meridian Arranges Loan for MI Luxury Property

    The 10-year fixed-rate CMBS financing was secured on behalf of The Harrison, a community located in Royal Oak, Mich.

    25 October 2017 00:30
  • Historic Lafayette Park’s First Luxury Community in 40 Years

    DuCharme Place is a $45 million multifamily project inspired by architect Mies' design of Lafayette Park, the historic district near which the community is situated. The 185-unit development was financed through a HUD loan, one of the only sources of financing for the few ground-up housing projects planned in Detroit in the early 2000s.

    04 October 2017 15:21
  • How Mission Lenders Fueled Motor City’s Comeback

    After the housing crash, Detroit’s revival was powered by mission lenders. Nearly 42 percent of investment in Detroit real estate was possible with financing from such alternative financing organizations. Urban Institute’s Brett Theodos filled MHN in on mission lending and its opportunities for expansion.

    19 September 2017 20:15
  • The Senior Housing Boom’s Ripple Effect

    Assisted living occupancy fell to its lowest in eight years, despite record absorption, according to NIC’s 2017 second quarter report. San Jose had the highest occupancy, while Detroit recorded the biggest rent growth.

    15 August 2017 19:31
  • Greystone Enters Michigan Market with New JV

    The new joint venture with Commercial Property Advisors will focus on providing multifamily advisory services for clients in Michigan. Cary Belovicz will lead the new organization as an executive managing director.

    21 July 2017 18:54
  • Affordable Housing Portfolio Secures $142M in Financing

    Harmony Housing tapped KeyBank Real Estate Capital to provide loans to six of its properties, located in Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin and Florida. Each property reserves half of the units for residents making 60 percent of the area median income.

    18 July 2017 14:23
  • Greystone Provides $79M FHA Loan for Michigan Portfolio

    The portfolio includes both market-rate and affordable housing communities that will be renovated using the funds. Most of the properties are owned by the Altman Cos.

    05 July 2017 18:27
  • Detroit: Far From Singing the Blues

    Despite numerous headwinds, the city is gamely bouncing back, thanks to concerted efforts by public and private sources to bring commerce and households back to the area.

    29 June 2017 13:07
  • Midtown Detroit Gets New Mixed-Income Community

    Nonprofits Develop Detroit and Preservation of Affordable Housing partnered for the $32 million development that will also include retail space. Project design will be led by Phil Freelon, design director at Perkins+Will.

    26 June 2017 16:59