Quicken Buys Chase Tower

Quicken Loans has completed their purchase of the Chase Tower and nearby parking deck Two Detroit Center. This announcement puts them right in the middle of Detroit’s Financial District and will reinforce the already popular Campus Martius area. Quicken Loans...

Cobo Hall Renovation Announced

Plans were recently unveiled for a $221 million facelift for Cobo Hall. Cobo Hall hasn’t been renovated since the late 1980’s since it was constructed in 1960.  This marks the first major renovation since a regional authority took over control from the...

Capitol Park

Since 1955, Capitol Park has served as a public transportation hub and now that the Rosa Parks Transit Center is open, it can return to its original park setting. Capitol Park is one of three triangular parks (the others being Harmonie Park and Library Park) formed...

Quicken Loans – ETA 2013

Construction of a new Quicken Loans headquarters building is anticipated to begin mid-2013 according to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Potential locations have been narrowed down to two sites.  The first is the former Hudson’s building site...

Wayne County Port Authority

In November 2008, the Wayne County Port Authority finally (It was scheduled to be completed in 2006) began construction of the new terminal building on the riverfront between Ford Auditorium and the GM Renaissance Center.  This final piece of construction will also...

A 3rd Potential Quicken Site?

Quicken Loans has approached the DEGC for an option on the Monroe Block as a possible site for a downtown headquarters. The economic downturn has possibly forced Quicken Loans to downsize it’s plans from 4,000 to 1,500 employees shifting their search from a new...