Stephen Ross, Ford Foundation to invest in Platform projects throughout city
September 14th, 2017
Billionaire developer Stephen Ross and the New York-based Ford Foundation are teaming up with The Platform LLC to make a $27.5 million investment in bringing housing to Detroit neighborhoods.Open Article
A neighborhood perspective: How The Platform is thinking differently about Detroit development
June 19th, 2017
Shortly after developers Peter Cummings & Dietrich Knoer partnered on purchasing New Center’s iconic Fisher & Kahn buildings in 2015, Knoer extended a rather unusual invitation to Cummings.Open Article
Developer Peter Cummings is moving Detroit forward!
March 3rd, 2017
WXYZ editorial shining a light on a developer making a big impact on our city. It will take many players to move Detroit forward. Deserving recognition is developer Peter Cummings. The low profile son-in-law of the late philanthropist Max Fisher, has renewed his commitment to Detroit. The opening of the city’s first Whole Foods store on Woodward Avenue in 2013 set off a spark in Cummings.Open Article
The Platform’s Peter Cummings & Angie Reyes from the Hispanic Development Corporation about the city’s economic development.
September 19th, 2016
ABC News’ Matt Dowd and LZ Granderson talk with The Platform’s Peter Cummings & Angie Reyes from the Hispanic Development Corporation about the city’s economic development.Open Article
Developer to build 1,000 apartments near QLine
May 21st, 2016
A few years ago, when Detroit’s recovery was still struggling to take hold, I asked Peter Cummings about the prospects of an investment in the city. He said then that putting money into a Detroit development was 50 percent altruism.Open Article
Owners of Fisher, Kahn buildings look to develop underserved areas of Detroit
March 21st, 2016
It was 4:30 a.m. one Friday, and Peter Cummings and Dietrich Knoer were feeling just the right kind of crazy.
That day last summer, touring Eastern Market’s Wholesale Market well before dawn, the two real estate veterans began the process of forming their new Detroit-based development company, The Platform LLC, which has more than $250 million in primarily mixed-use apartment projects in the pipeline in Midtown, New Center and around TechTown.