A $19.5 million housing and retail development planned for downtown Flint got a $7 million boost from the state Tuesday,
Crain's Detroit Business
The 97,910-square-foot mixed-use complex will take the place of a demolished YWCA building at 310 East Third St., around the block from the popular Flint Farmers' Market. The Marketplace project is composed of 92 housing units — half of which will be affordable — and four retail units, said Jacob Horner, vice president of development for Okemos-based PK Housing & Management Co., which is developing the site.
The aim of the project is to build density, creating a walkable district and spurring more investment in the city.