New Lofts Arrive in Old Town Saginaw, Jake’s Restaurant Adds Banquet and Meeting Space



SAGINAW, MI – New condominiums, commercial and meeting spaces are arriving in the “Jake’s Building” and adjacent historic buildings at the corner of Hamilton and Court streets in Old Town Saginaw.

Hall Commercial Properties, with Alex de Parry, president of Ann Arbor Builders Inc. as project manager, renovates three historic buildings adjacent to Jake’s Old City Grill, 100 S. Hamilton St.

de Parry said the West Bank Lofts real estate project, which is already underway, includes the construction of 11 residential condominiums and an attached heated parking garage.

In addition, Jake’s is expanding to 315 Court Street with the construction of a banquet hall and a meeting room with 60 to 75 seats. There will also be two other commercial spaces available at 311 Court Street.

“A lot of people have been asking about where to live in the Old Town, and the lofts are going to have incredible views from the second and third floors,” said de Parry.

“I have done a lot of renovations to old historic buildings, and I love that the old town of Saginaw, because it’s a historic district, has remained intact. There are some truly magnificent buildings in the old town and the city centers are reborn.

The total investment for the development is estimated at $ 4.1 million, according to Saginaw Future, who helped secure an exception to the Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Act for the project, as well as the planning process with the town of Saginaw.

de Parry said the area of ​​the condos will vary from 995 square feet for a one-bedroom unit to 2,454 square feet for the larger three-bedroom unit.

The price of the condos will vary from $ 200,000 to $ 600,000.

There will be an elevator to serve the condominium units, and each unit will have two parking spaces in the adjoining heated garage. Most units will have ceilings of at least 10 feet and three bedroom units on the third floor will have 14 foot ceilings.

A view of the exterior of Jake’s Old City Grill located at 100 South Hamilton Street in Saginaw on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 (Kaytie Boomer | Kaytie |

Jake’s owner Paul Barrera said these plans for meeting space and living units have been in the works for a long time.

“It was something that was envisioned 15 or 20 years ago when Jake’s initial concept was launched,” he said. “The visions that were there 20 years ago have been echoed, carried and brought to life by the Hall family, or Hall Commercial Properties – great people with a great vision for the community.

Barrera said the meeting space, which will be an extension of Jake’s and match the style of the restaurant, will be ideal for meetings, presentation dinners, small weddings, rehearsal dinners, bereavement reunions and dinner parties. other events.

It is also updating its kitchen equipment to meet the increased demand.

“I predict there will be more growth than that in the future (in the old town),” Barrera said. “The 11 condos, paired with the Shaheen properties and other things considered by other developers, will add to the uniqueness, character and quality of the Old Town.

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