The redevelopment of a 130-year-old church in Lansing into a five-story apartment building. The rebirth of a historic and foundational property in downtown Hillsdale. A project in downtown Lansing that introduced an urban grocery store along with the capital city’s first new hotel in more than 30 years. These are just three examples of how the Michigan Economic Development Corp.(MEDC) helps make communities across the state as development-ready as possible, with everything from master plans to zoning ordinances.
“We try to remove any barriers to redevelopment, and we do that free of charge because vibrant communities are critical to growing economic opportunity in our state,” says Nate Scramlin, MEDC manager of redevelopment services.
Download our new White Paper, developers from these three projects discuss how the MEDC’s Redevelopment Ready Communities® program helped smooth the road to success.