RFPQ: Renovate/redevelop 3 historic buildings within Detroit East Riverfront revitalization

The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC), acting on behalf of the City of Detroit, Michigan is soliciting the submission of Proposals from qualified teams to renovate and develop a historically significant former industrial structure known as the Stone Soap Building located in the East Riverfront District.

Artist’s rendering of
East Riverfront Revitalization District.

Recent investment in public space and infrastructure has transformed the East Riverfront District from a disused industrial center into a dynamic destination, ranking among the most popular in the City, and setting the stage for further mixed-use development.

The City of Detroit in collaboration with the DEGC is seeking a qualified developer for the Stone Soap Building, a unique turn-of-the-century, former industrial structure one block north of the Detroit Riverfront. The development site is 0.76 acres and contains a building composed of three contiguous structures totaling 88,369 square feet.

This Request for Proposals and Qualifications (RFP/Q) is intended to retain a qualified developer for the acquisition and development of the Stone Soap building into a signature project that demonstrates leadership in design and development for the East Riverfront.

Interested parties are invited to submit a complete proposal by May 1, 2017 by 5:00 pm EDT.

All Images courtesy of City of Detroit.

See DEGC RFPQ info page.

Download full RFPQ (PDF).

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