East Dearborn Downtown

Posted by City of Dearborn - Economic & Community Development Department

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District Description

Traditional mixed-use downtown district undergoing substantial revitalization.  There are opportunities for new businesses and redevelopment of sites at higher densities.  City of DearbornEast Downtown Dearborn Development AuthorityCity of Dearborn Ordinances

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Other Requirement

Request

Political Support

Creation of DDA, overlay zoning and City involvement in substantial projects all supportive

Community Support

Public input into Master Plan and DDA plan has been substantial

Other Incentives

Brownfield funds for dealing with obsolete structures & contaminated sites, TIF funds for needed off-site/infrastructure improvements

Housing Credits

MSHDA (State of Michigan) incentives for affordable and workforce housing

Financial Programs

MEDC (State of Michigan) programs targeted to mixed use, downtown projects in Redevelopment Ready Communities

Costs

Request

Other

Substantial public park in the center of the district programmed with events by DDA

Infrastructure

All utilities available, supported by public parking and trash handling systems

Transportation

Streetscape completed/maintained, served by DDOT & SMART bus systems

Private Investment

City Hall Artspace Lofts completed, Arab American National Museum expansion completed, Dearborn Town Center development partially completed - last component is an American House Senior Living facility currently under construction

Local Development Trends & Market Indicators

Replacing small (1-2 story buildings with larger 4 story buildings), addition of multiple family residential units on upper floors of new buildings

Contact Thomas Paison

Thomas, from City of Dearborn - Economic & Community Development Department, has more details.

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Created on December 7th, 2017 (last updated 10 months ago)