Colin Hubbell: Profile Of A Detroit Developer

Colin Hubbell is a successfulurban developer who's helped build 1,000 homes in his hometown of Detroit in the last six years.
June 2, 2003, 2pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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The Michigan Land Use Institute profiles one of the people working hard to make Detroit, as Governor Jennifer Granholm puts it, a "cool, hip city." Detroit native Colin Hubbell is a successfulurban developer who's helped build 1,000 homes in his hometown in the last sixyears, one reason the governor appointed him to the Michigan Land Use Leadership Council. "Colin Hubbell is a white guy who loves Detroit. As an executive with Crosswinds Communities, and in the last three years as the founding partner of his own Hubbell Group, he's been involved since 1996 in constructing 1,000 new homes in Detroit, a city that is confounding friend and foe alike by emerging as one of the most popular places to build in Michigan."You can read Keith's profile of Mr. Hubbell, and some thoughts on thethings that make life for so many of Michigan's cities so difficult,here

Thanks to Keith Schneider

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Published on Thursday, May 29, 2003 in Michigan Land Use Institute
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