Redford Marketplace and High School.

Redford Marketplace

Detroit, Michigan

The Challenge

The Redford Marketplace project involved the redevelopment of the former Redford High School which closed in 2007. The new Meijer would be the

Client
Lormax Stern Development Company
Project Type

The Approach

Land surveying services consisted of a topographical survey, ALTA survey, staking for demolition, site construction layout, and preparation of sketches and descriptions for easements, parcel splits, and exhibits. Engineering services included conceptual site layout, grading and utility plans, leasing exhibits, demolition plans and specification, rezoning and municipal site plan approval, construction drawings, and specifications. The design also included landscape design and a pedestrian pathway system, which involved incorporating artifacts salvaged from Redford High School, construction permit approval from local, county, state and utility providers, and construction assistance throughout the development process.

Services

The Results

The 25-acre development has been completed and consists of a 200,000-square-foot Meijer, 10,000-square-foot retail and restaurant strip center, gas station, and the Detroit Police Precinct.

This Meijer was the second supercenter to open in the Detroit city limits. It not only provides the community with another grocery store option but job opportunities as well. This Meijer employs about 250 people, with about 75% from nearby areas.