Become a Member
midtown Business MEMBERSHIP
Our members support is essential in helping Midtown Detroit Inc. (MDI) provide the many services, improvements, and enhancements that work collectively in drawing residents and visitors to our location. Strengthening the quality of our area is a key factor in attracting consumers and increasing values. If you are a business located within the Midtown area and would like to become a member of Midtown Detroit Inc, please fill out the contact form here.
MDI’s ongoing work to revitalize the neighborhood wouldn’t be possible without our many dedicated funders, including our valued stakeholders who are actively engaged in community development. We would like to thank our funders, supporters and district members.
The MDI membership connects businesses in and around the Midtown and New Center area with opportunities, custom research, and other members-only benefits while fueling MDI’s collective economic impact. Additionally, your membership supports MDI’s many programs and initiatives in the district.
Community and economic development
- Professional expertise provided to developers, district businesses, brokers and residents.
- Funding for arts and special projects to support district brands.
- District communications strategy to enhance awareness and appreciation of the area.
- Access to custom market research, data, and analysis for project planning purposes.
- District planning and zoning approvals to shape ideas which improve both business climate and quality of life.
- Intensive, ongoing efforts to recruit retail prospects and support commercial corridors.
- Preservation of Midtown and New Center’s rich historic heritage through restoration and renovation.
- Collaborative planning to create a more connected cultural center campus.
- Trash collection, graffiti removal, and bus shelter maintenance in the district.
- Landscaping enhancements and seasonal landscaping maintenance to support area economic growth.
- District promotion of Midtown and New Center via website development and social media.
- Special events that attract 50,000+ people to the district.
- Major investment of area medians, trees, flowerbeds and gateways.
- Development and maintenance of community parks for health and vitality.
- Construction of non-motorized projects such as green ways and walkways for pedestrians and bicycles, and green alleys to improve access to your business.
- Addition and maintenance of street and pedestrian lighting (both functional and decorative).
Communication & networking
- Quarterly newsletters on Midtown Detroit trends.
- Community and economic development forums and related events.
- Vote in Annual Election of the Board of Directors.