Building Track

The Building track is designed to provide visibility and generate interest in commercial properties that are available for leasing or purchase.
What do you need to reply?

A vacant commercial space in Detroit​

Current on taxes – on a payment plan, not delinquent​

Current on water bill – on a payment plan, not delinquent​

No outstanding blight tickets​

Deed, land contract, or legal ownership documentation​

Applications are rolling – can apply at any time and will be added to the map right away​

**THIS IS NOT AN AWARD – NO FUNDS OR SERVICES ARE OFFERED WHEN SELECTED TO BE ON THE MAP​

Gain Access to Information

Discover Local Resources

Establish greater connections with building owners and business assistance stakeholders.

Enhance Property Awareness

Public Map

Building added to city-wide available property database​ and the Motor City March website. Your property, through these tools, gain visibility and accessibility to business owners in need of a commercial space for their business.

Potential Buyer or Tenant

Business Connections

One-on-one matchmaking opportunities with appropriate MCM business are provided to building owners through digital and in-person open house events and track cross-promotions.

722

Business Awardees

149,589

Additional Business Support

15

Recipient Retail Businesses

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I am not available for classes or seminars?

  • If you are unable to attend virtual classes, please inform the track manager.
  • Arrangements will be made to provide every awardee with a chance to receive guidance through the development and writing of their business plan and financial statements

Am I able to retake the business planning class?

  • Plan awardees who have previously taken a business planning class are welcome to retake the business planning class
  • Past business plan awardees are welcome to submit existing business plans and financial statements for review and critique.

What is the financial value of my technical assistance award?

Plan track technical assistance awards do not have a set dollar value. Availability of technical assistance services is based on goals set by businesses in consultation with MCM program staff.

Can non-awardees still take the business planning class?

  • Non-awardees are not currently able to attend the Motor City Match business planning classes or seminars
  • Our syllabus and course materials will be available online for self-guided learning by Q2 2022.
  • Review our resources page in order to connect with business plan class providers, business plan and financial statements, and much more.