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La Joya Gardens

Detroit, Michigan

Southwest Detroit is a vibrant community rich in history and culture that has not seen larger-scale development in decades. Designed with this in mind, La Joya Gardens will activate an entire vacant block in Southwest Detroit along Vernor Highway to help fill in missing retail activity and offer more affordable housing options to the community. This development was made possible by collaborating with our partner, Southwest Detroit Business Association, along with funding provided by MSHDA, the City of Detroit, Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, Invest Detroit, and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation.

La Joya Gardens is a $23.9 MM, four-story, mixed-use, mixed-income development offering 53 residential units and 6,000 SF of commercial space.


53 Apartments Total, with: 8 dedicated to people with 30% AMI, 12 for 40% AMI, 10 for 50% AMI, 2 for 60% AMI, 10 for 80% AMI, and 11 market-rate units

Outdoor terrace, fully equipped fitness center, central community room, event space, two public plazas and located adjacent to public transportation


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  • Enterprise Green Communities Certification

  • (53) 1- and 2-Bedroom Apartments

  • Retail Space

  • Two Public Plazas

  • Adjacent to Public Transportation

  • Outdoor Terrace

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