Dan Gilbert, other developers eye city-owned sites in Brush Park, Midtown, riverfront

Dan Gilbert has his eyes set on a different slice of real estate in Detroit: A largely vacant 8.4-acre portion ofBrush Park, the enclave just north of downtown that once housed some of the city's wealthiest families, like the Whitneys, the Kahns and the Hudsons. 

A part of the formerly tony neighborhood that remains dotted with many dilapidated vacant homes — and some redevelopments — the 7.5- and 0.9-acre parcels are included in one of the seven requests for proposals that Detroit has or plans to issue for development or redevelopment in the city... 

Brewster Wheeler Recreation Center to Get New Life

This morning, Mayor Mike Duggan announced that the City of Detroit will be seeking proposals to rehab the Brewster Recreation Center, which is located just East of Brush Park between Beaubien and I-75 Service Drive.  Be sure to read the Free Press article and visit the DEGC to learn how to submit a bid.  

Information on outstanding RFP and development projects for Brush Park can be found in our Development Resource Center.