ULI Michigan

Shel is very proud to represent Collision Works at the upcoming Urban Land Institute, University of Michigan Real Estate Forum. The annual UM-ULI Real Estate [...]

Year In Review: Detroit Stories

We had an amazing partnership with the Detroit Public Library over the summer. We had three library sponsored Detroit authors come share their stories and facilitate [...]

Seek Eastern Market

As part of the Detroit Design Festival, Collision Works and First Container will be hosting the event: SEEK EASTERN MARKET Thursday, September 19th, 2013 7pm [...]

Launching First Container!

Three weeks ago we ended our successful kickstarter campaign, raising $41,000 to bring a shipping container to Eastern Market Detroit. This is a siginificant amount [...]

The Most Important Hotel In America?

  It's a bold statement. We didn't make it. We probably never would say it, but are so grateful someone else thinks so. For 15 years Greg Oates has been [...]

Kickstart our First Container

So here it is. Our first ever Kickstarter campaign. People have been telling us to do it for months for the hotel. But it’s too soon for the hotel. Kickstarter [...]

Pop-up Prototype

While we work on bigger issues of financing Collision Works we are plotting our first demonstration unit pop-up in collaboration with Eastern Market! We will be [...]

Eastern Market Here We Come!

Guess what this is a picture of? The future home of Collision Works on Division in Eastern Market with 220 feet of frontage on the Dequindre Cut! Jogging and biking [...]

Sketches! Sketches!

We are excited to share with you some early work from KOOP, the architects. We've uploaded four schematic drawings to our facebook page and we are pretty excited [...]


Shel will be speaking on the Rogue/HAA panel Friday, September 21st, 6pm at the Mies Storefront in Lafayette Park as part of the Detroit Design Festival. There will [...]