City of Saginaw, Michigan


Bearinger Building – 126 N Franklin, Saginaw MI 48607


An iconic building in Saginaw, located in the center of downtown. It is next to the Huntington Event Park and a block from the Temple Theater and the Dow Event Center that drew 221,449 visitors in 2017. It will share a block with the new Delta College Downtown Saginaw location that proposes bring approximately 1,000 students downtown, starting in the fall semester of 2019. A purchase agreement is currently active as local developers run studies to determine the investment needed to develop the building but no purchase has been finalize.

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Bancroft and Eddy Buildings – 102 and 107 N Washington Avenue Saginaw, MI 48607


Kitty-corner from each other on the most prominent intersection in Downtown Saginaw, Washington and Genesee. Washington Avenue has an average daily traffic count of between 12,000 and 14,000 cars per day.

These two buildings were developed in 2012 and contain first floor retail space and market rate apartments on the top five floors. The apartments are fully occupied bringing a large number of students, hospital employees, and young professionals to downtown. The first level of the Bancroft building houses the Bancroft Crystal Ballroom and Banquet Center; The Gallery, Art for Saginaw; Bourbon Bar; Bancroft Wine and Martini Bar; and, Bancroft Coffee & Tea. Isabella Bank occupies a portion of the first floor of the Eddy Building and another retail space fronting Washington, remains. It is 1,733 SF and has a lease rate of $10/SF/YR. The overall space is broken down into 7 potential office or private rooms, 1 open space area, 1 small bathroom. This space has a front access that is assessable from Washington Avenue and a back entrance that is assessable from the back side of the Eddy Building.

The Bancroft has two spaces available. Both leasing for $10/SF/YR one is 1,319 SF and the other is 5,012 SF. The smaller space is currently a raw white box format with ± 1,319 rentable square feet. This space has a front access that is assessable from Washington Avenue. The larger space is currently a premium white box format with ± 5,012 rentable square feet. This space has a front access that is assessable from Genesee Avenue. Exposed original Terrazzo floors. Oversized windows on the North, West, and South side of space create large exposure to community. Large exposure to both walkable and street side traffic. Leasor and/or tenant improvements are negotiable.

These buildings are central to downtown, close to large employers such as AT&T and Spicer Engineering, Huntington Bank, the new Marketplace development, and will be visible from the new Delta College Downtown Saginaw Campus. They are also just a couple of blocks from the Temple Theater, Huntington Event Park and Dow Event Center that reported hosting 221,449 visitors in 2017.

SVRC Marketplace – 203 S Washington Avenue Saginaw, MI 48607


Opened in May 2018 this indoor/outdoor marketplace is projecting to attach 10,000 visitors weekly. The first floor houses Frankenmuth Credit Union, a Coffee Counter, a restaurant, 31 indoor farmers’ market booths, 8 larger market/food court booths and 72 small retail center booths. Upper floors will hold various businesses including the headquarters of a large construction company and organizations to assist startup businesses with planning and financing tools.

The development still have three larger spaces available on the first floor. All have buildout allowance available to be used on hard costs and lease for $19.30/SF. The spaces available are 400, 605 and 715 SF units.

The parking planned for this development connects to the Saginaw River and Riverwalk. The building is near restaurants, coffee shops and retail establishment as well as large office buildings such as AT&T.

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