Packard Plant Owner Eyes Spring Construction Start

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“The Peru-based developer attempting to resurrect the former Packard Plant says it has secured financing and tenants to start construction this spring on renovating the first hollowed-out building at the sprawling factory complex on Detroit’s near east side.”

Packard Plant redevelopment could start next spring

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“The long-awaited redevelopment of Detroit’s old Packard Plant site could get under way  in the spring, a representative for the property’s owner said Tuesday.”

Packard Plant redevelopment plan open to public comment

Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit
Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit

“DETROIT — A public hearing on redevelopment plans for the Packard Plant Administration Building on the city’s east side is scheduled to take place Tuesday, according to the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation.”


Development outside of the 7.2 square mile bubble could be on its way

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Daniel Lobo/Flickr

“After a lot of buzz and then little noticeable change, the Packard Plant may finally get an overhaul, according to the Detroit Free Press, who on Saturday published a profile on the plant and the renovations in store.”

Redevelopment may finally begin at Detroit’s Packard plant


architects_newsletter“Redevelopment of Detroit‘s long vacant Packard Plant may finally begin this September. The 40-acre site, located on Detroit’s east side, is owned by Spanish developer Fernando Palazuelo’s company, Arte Express Detroit.”

Packard Plant redevelopment could actually happen soon

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“The sprawling ruin of the Packard Plant on Detroit’s east side has been a magnet for metal scrappers, a post-apocalyptic movie set and an emblem of the city’s past industrial glories and more recent distress.”