Annual Reports

Progress Year by Year

To discover the stories, data, and partners behind our work, read through our past annual reports.

2020 Annual Report

In 2020, Invest Detroit celebrated 25 years of commitment to sparking economic growth in Detroit. It has been a journey of relationship-building, learning, refining, and expanding our team, our work, and our impact. From Downtown and the surrounding area to 10 neighborhoods across the city, the key to these 25 years has been partnership—working with other investors, developers, small business owners, and entrepreneurs from all backgrounds; our philanthropic and corporate community; and government agencies.

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2019 Annual Report

Meet a few of the people and projects we supported in 2019–including an affordable housing project in West Village, a community-minded pizza bar in Livernois-McNichols, a company adding hundreds of jobs for Detroit residents, and a Detroit-based startup rethinking the epi-pen.

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2018 Annual Report

Two female-owned businesses that are training Detroiters for well-paying careers. A local developer that is bringing an iconic building back to life on the Avenue of Fashion. Michigan startups that are revolutionizing their sectors. These are just a few of the stories from our work in 2018.

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2017 Annual Report

Senior housing in Downtown Detroit, a Caribbean restaurant in Jefferson-Chalmers, a new way to manage participants in research studies…it was a big year!
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2016 Annual Report

Placemaking activities and improved public infrastructure are key components of successful strategies supporting vibrant and sustainable economic growth in neighborhoods.

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2015 Annual Report

The 20th anniversary edition — a timeline of our history and a look ahead.

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