$65 million Sports Medicine Facility/Office Building Coming to The District Detroit

June 06, 2018, 4:58 PM by  Allan Lengel


A $65 million building that will house offices, retail shops and a sports medicine facility for professional, collegiate and amateur athletes, is slated for The District Detroit, adjacent to Little Caesars Arena.

The five-story, 127,000-square-foot building, which is being built by Olympia Development, will replace a parking lot. Construction is expected to begin next year.

The DMC Sports Medicine Institute will occupy about 50,000 square feet of the buildling. About 60,000 square feet will go for office space, which may include medical tenants, and bout 17,000 square feet will be dedicated to street-level retail shops. 

A press release says:

The DMC Sports Medicine Institute will be a place where physicians, therapists, trainers, other clinicians and researchers can collaborate to better provide innovative sports medicine services to professional, collegiate, high school and recreational athletes.

The District Detroit, which is being built in phases, includes the 20,000-seat hockey arena, along with a massive commercial, residential, and entertainment component spanning a 50-block, 385-acre area. 

The District Detroit encompasses inconic fixtures like the Fox Theatre performing arts venue, the Fillmore Detroit concert venue, the Tigers’ Comerica Park, and Ford Field. The district will include restaurants, bars, retail shops, offices, housing, and the new home for the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University., which is expected to bring 3,500 graduate and undergraduate students to the area


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