Entire city block in Detroit for sale

(WXYZ) - For sale! An entire Detroit city block could be yours if you have the right amount of money.

It's on Detroit's east side.

"This is absolutely my first sale of an entire city block," said Gordon Hawkins, the broker behind the deal. 

Gordon Hawkins is excited to sell you an entire city block. 

"It's adjacent to Indian and West Village," said Hawkins.  Hawkins says the sale is about making Detroit a better place.

"The whole block for an entire city block in Detroit is for a low low price of $260,000," said Hawkins.

That pales in comparison to the asking price of similar sized lots near Corktown which have been priced at more than $675,000.

Business owners say change is imminent and more than anything they wish for an investor to come in and improve on a part of town already busting at the seams.

Martha Reid grew up in Detroit and owns daycare on block due to be sold.

"If it's going to make the city of Detroit better, i would go for it."

For Hawkins, he hopes the investor that chooses to buy this city block will be empowered to bring about change in an ever-changing community.
 

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