New Affordable Housing for Traverse City Residents

Posted on November 21, 2014KCichon

December 10, 2014 (Traverse City, MI) – The Woda Group and Wolverine Building Group are pleased to announce that construction of Brookside Commons, a new affordable housing complex, is underway.

Located on the corner of Zimmerman and North Long Lake Road, Brookside Commons will consist of nine residential, eight-unit apartment buildings.  The 72 living units include one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor plans, with 11 barrier-free residences. There will also be a community center with a fitness room, media room, kitchenette, and leasing office.  The project will total 80,000 sq. ft.

The team of Woda, Wolverine, and Hooker DeJong is also working together to renovate Boardman Lake Apartments, an affordable apartment complex in Traverse City. Boardman Lakes is comprised of eight residential buildings with a total of 112 units. Renovations to residential units include new fixtures, appliances, flooring, paint, lighting, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical.  There will also be a new community center, playgrounds, and landscaping. The Boardman Lake renovation is underway and scheduled for completion in September 2015.

“We’re very pleased to have the opportunity to work on the construction of these projects with the Woda Group and look forward to delivering two well designed multi-family communities to the Traverse City marketplace,” says Wolverine’s Project Manager Marc Alexa.

Both Brookside Commons and Boardman Lake Apartments are supported by USDA Rural Development and MSHDA funding. Brookside Commons will be certified Enterprise Green Communities.

The Woda Group is a nationally recognized developer of affordable housing in rural, suburban, and urban areas. More information can be found at  Wolverine Building Group is a full service Design-Build, Construction Management and General Contracting firm, a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, an Accredited Quality Contractor from Associated Builders and Contractors, and is listed in ENR’s 400 Top Contractors in the nation.  Wolverine Building Group is celebrating their 75th anniversary this year.  For more information about Wolverine Building Group, please visit