Southfield reissues RFQ for downtown development

Posted on October 5, 2018

The city of Southfield is looking for qualified developers to build a mixed-use development at its vacant 8.15-acre “EverCentre” property.

This is the second time a request was issued by the city to build a downtown at the corner of Evergreen Road and Civic Center Drive. A first call for developers was made in March 2017, but its result is unclear. A request for more comment about the project was left with a city representative.

Southfield wants the project to create an urban environment within a suburban community that attracts professionals, creates a “sense of place” and spurs economic development. Detroit-based Hamilton Anderson Associates is helping to devise a plan that is in line with the city’s vision and key stakeholder input. That vision includes shopping, dining, entertainment and residential space.

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