Running with it!! Nike to open store in Downtown Detroit!!

Courtesy of The Detroit News

Courtesy of The Detroit News


With the turnaround and revitalization of Downtown Detroit, comes the increase in retailers willing to invest in the area as well. Announced earlier today by Dan Gilbert via Twitter, the latest retailer to bring their presence to the city is Nike.

More from the Detroit News article

The size of the Nike store means it may be slightly bigger than its average outlet store but far smaller than its bedazzling flagship seen in upscale urban shopping areas. The proposed store is similar in size to the Whole Foods store in Midtown, which is 21,500 square feet.

Nike hopes to operate an environmentally friendly store. Its application to the U.S. Green Building Council shows Nike has labeled the potential Detroit shop as a “community store.”

To read the full Detroit News article, click on the link below.

Gilbert: Nike to open store in Detroit’s downtown

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