Real Estate Development

The mission of the Real Estate Development Section is to provide fiscally sound management of City-owned assets, consistent with available resources, in a manner compatible with the needs of the neighborhood and businesses, and to provide professional and courteous services to all customers.

City of Detroit Property Sales

Real Estate Development Division
65 Cadillac Square, Suite 2000
Office Hours
Monday thru Friday
8:30 am thru 4:30 pm
(313) 224-9254 or (313) 224-4032

Services provided by the Real Estate Development Section include:
  • Surplus property sales
  • Disposition sales
  • Acquisition of property
  • Property management
  • Relocation services

Development Land Sale Requests

Development Tax Incentive Programs
Detroit's business environment is complemented by various tax incentives that invite companies to do business in a fertile economy. Businesses planning expansion or relocation will benefit greatly from Detroit's tax incentive programs. all investors, developers and business owners are encouraged to take advantage of the wide array of incentives and services offered by the City of Detroit. Here, you'll find a wealth of information about the benefits of locating a business or property in the City of Detroit. 

Any interested groups of owner-occupants, commercial property investors, residential investors, and community-based groups should contact the Planning and Development Department for more information at (313) 224-9254.