Detroit Riverfront Apartment Tower Opens: A Milestone of Progress

CEO Khai Intela
The Detroit People Mover passes the newly opened Residences at Water Square on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. Construction of the 25-story, glass-exterior luxury apartment complex took two years. The city of Detroit is celebrating a...

The Detroit People Mover passes the newly opened Residences at Water Square on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. Construction of the 25-story, glass-exterior luxury apartment complex took two years. The Detroit People Mover passes the newly opened Residences at Water Square on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. Construction of the 25-story, glass-exterior luxury apartment complex took two years.

The city of Detroit is celebrating a significant milestone in its revitalization efforts with the opening of the Residences at Water Square. This 25-story, glass exterior building stands as a new symbol of progress along the city's riverfront, offering breathtaking views of downtown Detroit and Canada. Developed by Sterling Group on the site of the former Joe Louis Arena, the 496-unit high-rise apartment building is a testament to how far the city has come.

Setting a New Standard for Downtown Living

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, speaking during the grand opening of the apartment tower, called it a sign of the city Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, speaking during the grand opening of the apartment tower, called it a sign of the city.

The Residences at Water Square aims to redefine the downtown and riverfront living experience. With its all-glass exterior and modern design, it stands as a striking addition to the city skyline. Mayor Mike Duggan recognizes the significance of this project, stating, "This tells you how far we've come from bankruptcy." Indeed, the development of this prime location represents a new era of growth and prosperity for Detroit.

Embracing the Detroit Spirit

A view of the Detroit River from a corner apartment in the Residences at Water Square. A view of the Detroit River from a corner apartment in the Residences at Water Square.

The Residences at Water Square is more than just a luxury apartment building; it embodies the spirit of Detroit. The Sterling Group, a Detroit-based firm, took on the challenge of transforming the former Joe Louis Arena into a world-class residential complex. Mayor Duggan commends the vision and reputation of the Torgow family and the Sterling Group, emphasizing their commitment to the city and their understanding of its unique identity.

Unparalleled Luxury and Amenities

All units in the complex, such as this one-bedroom unit, have kitchens with quartz countertops, custom Italian cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. All units in the complex, such as this one-bedroom unit, have kitchens with quartz countertops, custom Italian cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.

The Residences at Water Square offers a range of high-end living options, including studios, one-bedroom units, and two-bedroom penthouses. Each apartment boasts premium features such as quartz countertops, custom Italian cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances. The building also provides a variety of amenities, including a fitness area, pool, rooftop deck with a fire pit, and a grilling station. The attentive customer service, from the welcoming concierge to the valet attendants, ensures a seamless living experience for residents.

A Location Worth Celebrating

Lyndsey Battles, general manager of the Residences at Water Square, says the complex includes luxury amenities as well as concierge and valet service. Lyndsey Battles, general manager of the Residences at Water Square, says the complex includes luxury amenities as well as concierge and valet service.

Located on the iconic Joe Louis Arena site, the Residences at Water Square holds a special place in Detroit's history. This prime riverfront location offers residents the best of the city within walking distance. From vibrant dining options to festivals and concerts, the richness of downtown Detroit is easily accessible. As the number one riverfront destination, this location sets itself apart and adds to the allure of living at the Residences at Water Square.

The opening of the Residences at Water Square signifies a remarkable step forward for Detroit. It is a testament to the city's resilience and determination to rebuild. This luxurious apartment tower not only provides an exceptional living experience but also represents a beacon of hope and progress for the entire community. Detroit's journey of transformation continues, and the Residences at Water Square stands as a shining example of how far the city has come.

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