Real Estate Development

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Southwest Solutions is a nationally recognized leader in the planning and implementing of a comprehensive and innovative neighborhood revitalization strategy. This strategy involves rehabilitating buildings to provide hundreds of affordable and supportive housing units, eliminating blight, building new construction, promoting homeownership, and creating and leasing space for commercial, cultural and community use.


Affordable Housing
Southwest Solutions is a recognized leader in affordable housing. We are the leading developer of multifamily housing in southwest Detroit. These units are managed by an experienced and bilingual team of certified specialists familiar with all aspects of property management, compliance, reporting, and resident services. Our team is committed to improving the quality of life of all our tenants.

Commercial Space

Southwest Solutions developed and/or manages about 225,000 sq. ft. of quality and affordable commercial space for lease. We provide brokerage services and real estate consulting services to private and public companies, and non-profit organizations.

Mortgage Lending

Southwest Lending Solutions is a community-based lender that can help you overcome today’s home financing challenges. We offer you a supportive alternative to confusing and profit-driven loan programs that can leave you feeling intimidated, overwhelmed and out of the marketplace. You can also be assured that our rates and terms are highly competitive and transparent.

Neighborhood Preservation Team

Our Neighborhood Preservation Team is actively engaged in the revitalization of southwest Detroit through strategic initiatives to build sustainable neighborhoods that are vibrant and diverse.

Newberry Affordable Homeownership Program

Southwest Solutions is transitioning 60 former rental properties in the Newberry community in Chadsey-Condon to affordable homeownership.Current renters have priority in taking advantage of this opportunity.

Vista Partnership

The Vista Partnership is an alliance of engaged stakeholders — community residents, organizations, resource partners, public sector partners and businesses — whose mission is to accelerate the revitalization of a 20-block area in southwest Detroit with a focus on economic opportunity, social equity and, most importantly, resident planning and partnership.


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We are recognized as one of top 50 developers of affordable housing in the nation

Providing about 700 units that we rent to low and moderate income families.

Southwest Lending Solutions in 2014 originated eight First mortgages on behalf of lenders.

The Neighborhood Preservation Team provides leadership in numerous Southwest Detroit collaboratives dedicated to revitalizing the area.

Vista Partnership community meetings drew more than 100 residents.

We have acquired, renovated and sold more than 700 REO single-family homes that were vacant and are now owner-occupied.

We have developed 225,000 sq. ft. of commercial space and have a 97% occupancy rate.