Bringing residential living back to Greektown

Revitalizing Greektown through respecting its roots The Exchange name represents its location and pays respect to the culture and history of Greektown as an area where Greek and German immigrants came to find opportunity and create family businesses. Some of the earliest businesses in the area were set up as mercantile exchanges. Exchange is slated …

Exchange energizes Greektown

Largest new building in Greektown since casino hotel in 2009 A planned mixed-use residential development in Greektown continued moving forward Tuesday with approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund for a Brownfield redevelopment incentive. The project, dubbed Exchange, also received Detroit City Council approval for a Neighborhood Enterprise Zone tax abatement. Exchange is a 16-story high-rise …

Exchange moves forward

Community revitalization through innovation The Michigan Strategic Fund approved several community revitalization projects around the state Tuesday. Among them was Exchange, a mixed-use residential building in the Greektown neighborhood of Detroit. Through activating a currently unused space in the neighborhood, Exchange helps bridge Greektown and Detroit’s Central Business District, generates increased tax revenue, and brings …

Exchange previewed at Hour Detroit’s Downtown Living Tour

Interest is building in new Greektown residential development On Saturday, September 12th, Hour Detroit hosted the 5th annual Downtown Living Tour. Pivoting to accommodate the need for maintaining COVID-19 safety precautions, this year’s event was a socially distanced, self-guided tour beginning at Alexander Real Estate Detroit’s New Construction Hub located in Beacon Park. There, guests …

LIFTbuild to develop + build new 16-story residential tower in Detroit’s Greektown

Plans move forward for inaugural LIFTbuild project Detroit’s Greektown skyline will soon see a dramatic new addition – the neighborhood’s first residential tower. Dubbed Exchange Detroit, the 16-story highrise project features 165 residential units, including 12 for-sale condos exclusively on the top two levels of the building; the remaining 153 units would be rental apartments. …

Transforming Lives at CARE House

Transforming Lives at CARE House In partnership with the Barton Malow Foundation, the LIFTbuild team participated in Community Week at CARE House of Oakland County, providing general building maintenance, preparing snacks, and repairing board games for some of our community’s most vulnerable children. Transforming How the World Is Built means more to our team than …

Lafayette West Development Kicks Off Demolition

Long-vacant Shapero Hall coming down for $108 million development touted by city The first of many bricks came down Thursday as demolition work started on the dilapidated Shapero Hall in Detroit’s Lafayette Park neighborhood. Plans call for replacing the former Wayne State University pharmacy school with a $108 million apartment and condo complex from Novi-based …