- Commerce Township approves $100 million mixed-use retail project
- Would be first major retail development in Southeast Michigan in more than a decade
- More than half of retail space would be taken by food and entertainment, developed with service and destination retail, residential and nature trails to create downtown feel
A Commerce Township plan for the first major retail development in Southeast Michigan in more than a decade moved a step closer to becoming a reality last week.
The township approved a planned unit development for the mixed-use project last week.
As envisioned by developer Robert B. Aikens LLC, the $100 million first phase of the 55-acre project would bring the next generation of retail development to the region and the first since the 2007 launch of open-air shopping mall Partridge Creek in Clinton Township.
The new project, dubbed “Five & Main,” would combine experiential offerings people can’t get from online shopping, like restaurants, spinning, salons and pet care shops, with high-end and destination retail, residential development, a dog park and access to nature trails.
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