Mixed-Use Residential/ Education / Office / Medical/ R&D District Site - 5255 Auto Club Drive

Posted by City of Dearborn - Economic & Community Development Department


Development Site

Development Opportunity



2.41 acres


Privately Owned

In Opportunity Zone


Site Description

This is the last remaining development site in the mixed-use residential / education / office / medical / R&D area north of the core Fairlane District, easy access to Ford Road, Southfield Freeway and Michigan Avenue.


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General/Comprehensive Plan Designation

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Master Plan/Specific Plan

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Zoning Designation

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Height Limits

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Floor to Area Ratio (FAR)

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Dwelling Units per Acre

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Other Requirement


Community Support

Community Master Plan and Area Plan developed with public support.

Political Support

Community Master Plan and Area Plans supported by Planning Commission and Elected Officials

Zoned for Preferred Outcomes

All desired uses are permitted or special uses in the B-C district

Financial Programs

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

Housing Credits

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

Other Incentives

Brownfield funds for dealing with obsolete structures & contaminated sites.



Fee Schedule

Dearborn Fee Schedule

Transportation Investment

Served by DDOT and SMART bus systems, shuttle buses run between the colleges and the Mall.


All necessary utilities are available at or adjacent to sites in this district.

Other Investment

Rouge River Gateway trail runs along the western side of the district and connects to the student housing and UM-D north campus.

Private Investment

University Campus Commons 550 unit student apartment complex completed recently.

Local Development Trends & Market Indicators

Increased interest/activity in apartment development due to low supply relative to demand and good rents/occupancy rates.
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Dearborn, MI 48126

3.98 acres (173425.59 sqft)
Property information not available
This district includes a mix of shopping, restaurants, entertainment, hotels, offices, medical, higher education, condominiums and apartm... More

Created on December 26th, 2017 (last updated 5 months ago)