Service industry tenants specializing in construction, parking, risk management and other fields are among the latest to open offices in downtown Detroit
[February 16, 2015] [DETROIT] – Bedrock Real Estate Services today announced six new service industry tenants have recently moved into offices on Woodward Avenue and on Broadway Street in downtown Detroit. These tenants, now open and operating in their new locations, represent a wide range of industries including construction contracting, parking management, insurance and risk management, consulting, and accounting. Their arrival further demonstrates that downtown Detroit’s technology and Central Business District is an ideal location for all types of businesses.
“Companies of all sizes representing many different sectors clearly see the advantages and great benefits of locating in Detroit’s dynamic urban core,” said Jim Ketai, CEO and Managing Partner of Bedrock Real Estate Services. “There’s a collaborative environment, energy, and entrepreneurial spirit that can only be found in downtown Detroit. We welcome other businesses to join us and experience it for themselves.”
“I have never seen the city so vibrant and positive about its future,” added Pete Brewis, President of Ultimate Parking Management on Woodward Avenue. He has worked in the parking industry downtown for more than 20 years.
Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock has located more than 120 tenants in downtown Detroit’s technology and Central Business District in both office and retail spaces. In addition, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested more than $1.6 billion in more than 70 properties in the city totaling more than 10 million square feet.
The six new tenants located in downtown Detroit include:
-Dixon Masonry (First National Building, 660 Woodward, 978 square feet): A union construction contractor with more than 90 employees providing the community with commercial masonry and restoration services since 1999. For more information, visit: facebook.com/DixonIncorporated
-Colburn & Colburn (First National Building, 660 Woodward, 2,385 square feet): An insurance and risk management provider offering outstanding service, unmatched expertise, and a wide variety of products and services from personal insurance to life insurance, disability, long-term care, and more. For more information, visit: colburncolburn.com
-Ultimate Parking Management (1001 Woodward, 3,789 square feet): A Detroit-based company managing some of the city’s largest and most centrally located parking garages including the Compuware Garage and The Z. More than 60 employees service more than 13,000 parking spaces in Detroit’s technology and Central Business District. For more information, visit: universalparkingmgt.com
-Siegfried Group (One Woodward, 2,500 square feet): On a mission to make accounting more fun and productive, the Siegfried Group helps clients strategically extend and enhance their internal workforce by providing accounting resource services. For more information visit siegfriedgroup.com
-JFM Consulting Group (1301 Broadway, 3,200 square feet): Focusing on strategy, planning, research and evaluation, JFM Consulting Group is a minority consulting company working in partnership with the nonprofit, philanthropic and public sectors to creative positive and sustainable community change.
-Great Lakes Architectural Products Group (1301 Broadway, 3,212 square feet): A regional manufacturers’ representative and consulting firm focused on architectural products and building elements. Product portfolio includes architectural walls, raised floors, LED lighting, custom millwork, and more. For more information, visit: http://www.greatapg.com
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About Bedrock Real Estate Services
Detroit-based Bedrock Real Estate Services is a full-service real estate firm specializing in purchasing, leasing, financing, developing and managing commercial space. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock has located more than 120 tenants in Detroit’s technology and Central Business District in both office and retail spaces. In addition, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested more than $1.6 billion in more than 70 properties in downtown Detroit. For more information, visit www.bedrockmgt.com
Editor’s Note: The Detroit engagement timeline and tenant list are available here.