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Initial Tenants to Arrive at The Corner

The Corner Detroit rendering

An initial round of tenants will soon move into The Corner, a new mixed-use development at the former site of Tiger Stadium in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. 

Gradual redevelopment of the Tiger Stadium site reached a turning point in May 2018, when ground was broken on The Corner. A $37-million mixed-use project that fronts Michigan Avenue at Trumbull, The Corner includes 111 residential units along with 27,000-square feet of retail space.

Demand for the residential units has reportedly been strong, and the first round of tenants are scheduled to begin moving into the building next week. More from the Detroit News:

The development at Trumbull and Michigan Avenue features 111 residential units and 27,000-square-feet of commercial space. Preleasing is at 40% for a mix of affordable housing and market-rate residential units, developers said.

“There’s tremendous activity and excitement happening in Corktown, and we have a really tasteful, well-positioned product,” said Eric Larson, president and CEO of Larson Realty Group, on Monday during a tour of the project.

Larson’s Bloomfield Hills-based company is developing the site, which is expected to have its final building inspection this week.

The Corner occupies a portion of the Tiger Stadium site, where there has been other activity in recent years. In March 2018, The Corner Ballpark presented by Adient–a project that includes a new turf grass field with the same baseball dimensions as Tiger Stadium, along with a Police Athletic League headquarters–celebrated its grand opening.

Originally opening as Navin Field in 1912, Tiger Stadium served as home to the Detroit Tigers through the 1999 season. It stood for many years after the Tigers’ departure–even playing the role of Yankee Stadium in the production of the film 61*–before being demolished completely in 2009.

Rendering courtesy The Corner Detroit.

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