"This is the biggest housing project in terms of the number of units that we have had since I've been city manager," said Edward Klobucher.
Klobuchar has been the city manager for 20 years for the city.
"They are perfect for someone who wants a ready-made place to come and live," he said.
Robertson Brothers Homes is building two units a month through 2022. on the site of an old Catholic school - next to the still operating St. Mary Magdelen Church.
"The school had been closed for a number of years, the parish has been very supportive of the project so we are pleased, we are happy we could approve it at the city level, and make it happen," he said.
It's part of the city's revitalization building up their nearby entertainment district and choosing a builder that's worked in trendy spots in metro Detroit like Royal Oak and Ferndale.
"If you live here, you can walk to church," he said. "If you live here you can walk to just about anywhere."
The team itself made all the difference to me. They were very attentive and reacted quickly to any concern that I may have had-namely Tim Scott-he is top notch-He stayed in contact with me through the process- and in my opinion was the reason for the high standard of quality. He was constantly 'punching' his own job list and fixing things along the way. And the finish selection process coordinator-Tracey Ladd-she really helped during the stressful time of picking out so many items-knowledgeable and very helpful