Bedrock Development on Cadillac Square

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Development at Cadillac Square
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The Development at Cadillac Square will feature 1.5 million square feet of mixed-use space anchored by the revival of the iconic National Theatre. Already a vibrant residential district, the development will further amplify Detroit’s growing entertainment, hospitality, dining and retail scene.

The History

For decades, Detroit’s oldest theater district thrived on Monroe Street, tucked between what is now Greektown and Campus Martius Park. The two-block strip was once dotted with century-old theatres built between 1852 and 1911, and anchored by today’s last surviving structure, the National Theatre.

Custom designed by prolific and world-renowned Detroit architect Albert Kahn, the National Theatre first opened in 1911, where it operated as a vaudeville house, played early iterations of motion pictures and hosted burlesque shows for the next 80 years.

Bedrock will honor the Theatre’s historic legacy with plans to reimagine its façade as the gateway to a modern, world-class entertainment venue. This venue will anchor the Development at Cadillac Square and provide ample opportunities for break out performances for years to come.

Development Overview

Key Facts

230,000 SF



Residential Units

400,000 SF

Class A Office Space

90,000 SF

Market Hall, Grocery, Restaurants & Retail

60,000+ SF



Parking Spaces

Detroit Activations

For the past three years, the development site has hosted the Monroe Street Midway – a lively downtown destination for locals and visitors to enjoy free, family-friendly entertainment in the heart of the city. Operated in conjunction with partners across the state, including Emagine Entertainment, RollerCade, Come Play Detroit, Library Street Collective and the Gilbert Family Foundation, the Midway introduced more than 500,000 of our neighbors to some of the core’s firsts, including a roller rink and mini golf, a drive-in movie theater, winter markets, bumper cars and more.

The development site was home to the 2024 NFL Draft, setting an NFL record by hosting over 775,000 attendees over the three days of the event. The main Draft Theatre stood on the development site itself, highlighting the proximity of the site to Campus Martius and the core of the city.

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Location Overview

Totaling 1.5 million square feet, the Development at Cadillac Square is situated between Monroe and Randolph Streets, and adjacent to Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square. The visionary development will further restore density and vibrancy to a site that has sat vacant for decades.

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About The Developer

Portfolio Stats

21+ Million

Square Footage




Dollars Invested

Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city building strategies. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $7.5 billion to acquire, develop and operate more than 140 properties in Detroit and Cleveland with landmark developments at Book Tower, City Modern, Tower City Center and the May Company Building

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