DETROIT (WWJ) -- In a continued effort to revitalize downtown Detroit, new apartments along with retail stores are slated to open in December along Woodward at the south end of Midtown.
Developer Richard Broder of Broder & Sachse Real Estate says there will be 199 apartments for rent ranging from $950 per month all the way up to $3,000 a month.
"So we have studios ones, twos and threes and they start at about 600 square feet on up," Broder said.
Detroit mayor Mike Duggan was on hand along with investors for the groundbreaking ceremony on Monday.
"It is just so exciting," Duggan said. "I went to work in downtown Detroit in 1981, I've been here every day for 35 years watching people move out. There's nothing more enjoyable than groundbreakings and people moving back in."
Some of the units will have up to three bedrooms at the complex that will lie near the site of the new Detroit Red Wings arena.
The apartments will be called The Scott at Brush Park.
"It's a great time to be in Detroit," Broder said. "There's so much happening, the landscape changes every single day."
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