Benton Harbor Flats Project Moves Forward

Benton Harbor Flats Project Moves Forward

Benton Harbor, MI. – The construction of Benton Harbor Flats has started again after a delay resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The project, originally scheduled for completion by fall of 2020, is now expected to be completed by second quarter of 2021. Originally built in the 1880’s, it is a mixed-use, two-story building located at the corner of Main Street and Pipestone Street in downtown Benton Harbor. Cressy Commercial Real Estate is executing a complete rehabilitation of the building, including interior renovations and a restoration of the original brick façade. The 20,000 square foot project will feature two commercial spaces on the first floor and 16 apartments.

“We’re extremely excited to see the progress being made at Benton Harbor Flats. Combined with the infrastructure improvements and rebuild of Pipestone Street, as well as the investment made by the City of Benton Harbor at the neighboring City Center Park, this area is going to look very different in the spring,” said Rob Cleveland, Cornerstone Alliance President. “The commitment by Cressy Commercial Real Estate to build market rate housing will create new options for Benton Harbor residents. The actions by Mayor Marcus Muhammad and the City Council of Benton Harbor to support Benton Harbor Flats demonstrate a collaboration with a developer that will give us housing stock necessary to recruit new taxpayers to the city.”

“This project would not have been possible without the leadership and partnership of Cornerstone Alliance, the City Council of Benton Harbor, the office of Mayor Marcus Muhammad, and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation,” said Chris Fielding, CEO of Cressy Commercial Real Estate.

Those interested in leasing commercial space in Benton Harbor Flats should contact Noah Davey, Senior Broker and Principal of Cressy Commercial Real Estate, at (574) 271-4060 extension 1030 or ndavey@cressy.com.

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