In recent years, Downtown Detroit has flourished, attracting thousands of new employees in a variety of industries. After more than $6 billion in new and announced investment since 2006, greater Downtown’s business environment is thriving more than ever before.

Downtown Detroit is home to over 80,000 employees representing major corporations and mid-size and small businesses. The commercial vacancy rate has dropped 15 percent since 2010 and stands at 11.5 percent.


Why Downtown?

Downtown Detroit is on the move.

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Detroit is transforming right before our eyes…


Resources & Market Data

Need proof that Downtown Detroit is on the move? Check out the key reports and publications below to see why Downtown Detroit is the heart of Southeast Michigan.