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Target building at former Northland Center demolished to make room for redevelopment

October 26, 2017

In support of the ongoing effort to repurpose and redevelop the former Northland Center property in Southfield, the former Target building was demolished beginning October 26. The Southfield City Council unanimously voted to award the contract for the demolition at the October 23 city council meeting. More information about the demolition ... Read more

Former Northland Mall Site in Southfield to be Pitched as Potential Amazon Headquarters Location

September 22, 2017

The location for the first outdoor mall in the U.S. is also going to be part of a pitch for the second Amazon headquarters. Read more here in this MLive article and from this Detroit Free Press article, both of which ran on September 21.   Read more

Exclusive listing agent named for the former Northland Mall site

August 30, 2017

Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions, one of the nation’s leading providers of commercial real estate services, has been retained as the exclusive listing agent for Southfield’s 125-acre Northland Redevelopment Site within the Southfield DDA. This is a 125-acre redevelopment site. The current master plan developed offers a mix of housing options, ... Read more

Get around Southfield with the help of new Transit Maps

August 17, 2017

The updated Downtown Southfield Transit Guide is now available to help those who work, live and play in Southfield to get where they need to go. You can download the guide by clicking here. We also have included the Route Kit that provides additional mapping and details as well. You can ... Read more

Development Area Citizens Council Meeting

August 14, 2017

Wednesday, August 23rd at 4 p.m. SDDA Office/18000 W. Nine Mile Rd., Suite 320 Southfield, MI 48075 for more info: (248) 796-5196 Read more

Providence Hospital in Southfield Undergoing $15 Million Renovation

August 11, 2017

In yet another example of continued investment within the Southfield DDA, Providence-Providence Park Hospital in Southfield announced a $15 million renovation at its Southfield campus. The project is expected to begin in Fall 2017 and will cover a wide range of improvements that will benefit patients, visitors, employees and physicians. The ... Read more

PUBLIC HEARINGS NOTICE: Proposed Service Changes for Northland Effective September 2017

July 17, 2017

DDOT & SMART are proposing major service changes in September affecting bus service around the Northland Mall area DDOT & SMART want you to attend any one of four (4) public hearings: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Oakland Community College 22322 Rutland Dr. Southfield, MI 48075 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. – ... Read more

Northland Drive Reconstruction Offers Easy Access for Motorists

June 29, 2017

Northland Drive was reconstructed in 2016 in concrete from northbound Northwestern Highway to Greenfield Road at a cost of $1.84 million, paid by Southfield Street Improvement Bond. The road was changed from a 4-lane boulevard to a 3-lane road. The project was completed in November and now includes a new storm drainage ... Read more

Proposed SMART Bus Northland Routing Workshops Open to Public

June 13, 2017

As the City of Southfield and Southfield DDA continue to review options for the former Northland Mall property, we are also reviewing proposed new or adjusted bus routes for DDOT/SMART buses around that area of the city. There will be several meetings open to the public in June where we are ... Read more

Northland Final Plan – documents are available

February 28, 2017

View the final plan, market study and other materials of interest to anyone wanting to learn more about the current status of the Northland project. View Documents Read more