Ah, the trouble of talent. It’s hard to find good people!
What does the city need?
I’m starting to look at opportunities for redevelopment, purchasing cash flow properties in potentially appreciating areas and in-fill housing to take advantage of that emergence.
Maxwell most recently served as Director of Development for Detroit Waldorf School. Before that, she worked for Budco, J. Walter Thompson, A&W Restaurants and the Berline Group.
For a long time, lenders have not wanted to participate in most of Detroit.
Along the stretch of Jefferson facing the bridge to Belle Isle, a Big Boy restaurant that has served Detroiters for half a century will be reduced to rubble to make way for shiny, new development in the city.
In Detroit, there is small, residential development and there is big development, like the soon-to-open Little Caesars Arena.
Hordes of Slow Roll bicyclers are meandering down the streets and winding up at hip restaurants, bars with outdoor seating. Tables and chairs fill sidewalks, alit with people talking, laughing, sipping and sighing.