Detroit, United States

Detroit Facts

150m+ Buildings 8 Completed
Tallest Building Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center (221 m)
Global Ranking #81 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #18 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #16 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Penobscot Building (1928)
Average Building Age 51 years
Most Common Function Office, 88%
Most Common Material Concrete, 71%

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Detroit Sees First Glimmer of Office Development in Years
18 Sep 2013 – Michigan-based Schostak Bros. & Co. plans to build…

Anonymous Buyer Nabs David Stott Building for a Low Price
13 Sep 2013 – The 209,400-square foot (19,454-square meter)…

Detroit Mogul Collects Skyscrapers as a Hobby
28 Mar 2013 – Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert has added a pair…

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Detroit Sees First Glimmer of Office Development in Years
18 Sep 2013
Michigan-based Schostak Bros. & Co. plans to build a $111 million, 16-story building on Monroe Street in downtown Detroit. This project marks the first new major office…
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Anonymous Buyer Nabs David Stott Building for a Low Price
13 Sep 2013
The 209,400-square foot (19,454-square meter) David Stott Building in downtown Detroit has been sold at auction for $8.95 million. The reddish-brown, art-deco skyscraper…
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Detroit Mogul Collects Skyscrapers as a Hobby
28 Mar 2013
Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert has added a pair of Detroit skyscrapers to his rapidly expanding property portfolio in the city. Mr. Gilbert has acquired the towers as…
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Detroit Art Deco Skyscraper Poses Real Estate Opportunity
5 Mar 2013
Florida-based Luke Investments has placed its art deco David Stott Building in downtown Detroit on sale for $10.4 million. The 84-year-old tower, though almost totally…
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New Owner Outlines Plan for Salvaging Mies Towers
30 Jan 2013
Automotive millionaire Gregory Jackson purchased the Lafayette Towers in Detroit and has offered plans for the restoration of the Mies van der Rohe-designed project. He…
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Investor Continuing Tall Building Buying Spree in Detroit
8 Jan 2013
Investment firm Rock Ventures is in the process of buying a 25-story office building in downtown Detroit, the Detroit News reports. If the deal goes through, it will be…