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Exchange has been getting a lot of attention for bringing all of the unique features of Live Connected coming together under one roof, check out what's been said and what's to come!


WXYZ - ABC News Detroit

Built from the top down?! This new Detroit tower is making history in North America

Technology aims to help prevent hazards on the job.
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Click On Detroit

How a high-rise being built in Detroit can change the way cities are built.

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Engineering News-Record

With Exchange, LIFTbuild Delivers First US Top-Down Project Since the '70s

Top-down construction—assembling the floor of a building on the ground and lifting it into place—has long presented a possible alternative to the labor-intensive process of constructing steel frames, floors, walls and all components at height.
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Global Construction Review

North America’s first ‘top-down’ tower nears completion in Detroit

Work is almost complete on a residential tower in Detroit built using a novel system in which entire storeys are prefabricated and jacked into position – beginning with the top floor and working down.
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CAM Magazine

First LIFTBuild Project in the U.S. Rises in Greektown

In the compact grid of streets in downtown Detroit, construction is nearing completion on what, at first, glance, seems impossible...
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Architect's Newspaper

LIFTbuild’s novel floor-lifting technology turns construction sites into fabrication factories

Fabrication became a spectacle as each floor of the building was assembled on the ground before being hoisted into place along the two concrete cores.
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Detroit Free Press

1M pounds of upscale Detroit condos hoisted into place. Here's how they did it.

Freep joined the LIFTbuild team for an inside look at the 15th floor lift at Exchange.
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Duggan: Housing to help offset less office space demand in Downtown Detroit.

Construction is underway on a new 16-story upscale residential tower in Detroit's Greektown district.

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The Detroit News

Greektown housing development locks in final floorplate with LIFTbuild

The Exchange, a $64.6 million mixed-use development built from the top down in Greektown, has locked into place its final floorplate.

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With the penthouse floor of Exchange locked into place, buildout of the top four condos can begin.

The Exchange, a $64.6 million mixed-use development being constructed from the top down in Greektown, locked into place its penthouse floor Tuesday.

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Construction starts on Greektown's first new housing in decades.

Officials gathered Monday to celebrate the start of construction on a $64.6 million mixed-use project in Greektown that will bring new housing to the area for the first time in several decades.

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Urbanize Detroit

Exchange brings innovative high-rise construction to Greektown

If you've been to downtown Detroit in the last six months, you've likely noticed the unique 16-story building under construction at the edge of Greektown.

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The 16-story residential building reached a major milestone with the lift of the roof. The building will fill in from the top down over the next several months.

A huge milestone was reached at the construction of the Exchange this weekend. The 16-story building on the edge of Greektown is being built from the top down, and over Saturday night, the 1 million pound roof went up.

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On the edge of Greektown, activity has started at the first new construction multi-family high rise to be completed in Detroit in decades.

Exchange - which will bring 153 apartments, 12 condos, and ground-level retail and office space - will have an official groundbreaking in April. The 16-story, 166,742-square-foot building is expected to be completed in July 2022.

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Crain's Detroit

On April 30, LIFTbuild began its first lift on the Exchange project – the roof

Traveling at a speed of 20’ per hour, the lift took approximately 10 hours and was locked into place on Sunday, May 1.

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Slicing construction timeline, Greektown residential tower envisioned in sixteen months.

Development will be first in the Greektown area in decades.

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The first residential project in Downtown Detroit’s Greektown in 60 years is about to break ground, and that little factoid isn’t even the coolest part of this project.

The high-rise is actually being built starting from the top. You read that right. It’s top-down construction.

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