Real Estate Roundup 7/20/17

West Side Duthler’s grocery store shutting down
Evan Dean

"The Duthler’s Family Foods store on Bridge Street NW will close within the next three or four weeks."

GR nonprofit housing group in talks to acquire 177-property portfolio
Nick Manes

"Amid escalating rents and a dwindling stock of affordable housing, Grand Rapids’ civic and business leaders have started to pay attention to the hot-button issue, with special attention to improving access for low-income residents. "

Detroit counsel rejects developer’s plan to buy homes
Louis Aguilar

"The development group is seeking the right to buy thousands of properties before they end up in the tax auction that the developers say will then be fixed up while offering paths for tenants and future tenants to become homeowners."