Sault Tribe Real Estate was the first arm of the EDC’s three tier structure. Sault Tribe Real Estate provides prudent property management, timely and effective acquisition and disposition, and fiscally and socially responsible development of the Sault Tribe’s Real Property Assets. The Real Estate Office is the Official recorder of all Tribal Land Holdings.
Property Management portfolio
DeMawating Development is a property management company and an economic enterprise of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Its 400+ residential rentals are located on approximately 130 acres of Tribal trust land and 22.5 acres of Fee Simple land in Kinross Township, Chippewa County, Michigan.
Supported by property management company, DeMawating Development, Riverside Village is a 120 site manufactured home community located in the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, across from the Upper St. Mary’s River.
Sawyer Village is a property management company and an economic enterprise of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, organized under the Sault Tribe Economic Development Commission Charter. It is located on approximately 110 acres on Fee Simple land in West Branch and Forsyth Townships, Marquette County, Michigan. Sawyer Village consists of 275 housing units, a convenience store, daycare center, as well as storage and warehouse buildings.
Supported by property managment company, Sawyer Village, Chocolay Property is located on 13 acres in Harvey, Marquette County, Michigan. The property is comprised of storage buildings and warehouse space, with commercial space available for lease. Current commercial tenants include Chocolay Ace Hardware, Wautier Wellness Chiropractic, and Glow Sculpting Spa.
Supported by property management company, DeMawating Development, Sault Tribe Storage offers multiple self storage options at Mackinaw Trail Storage in St. Ignace, Michigan, as well as Chippewa Stroage in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, and Odenaang Storage located at the Odenaang Community Develpoment.
Supported by property management company, DeMawating Development, Sault Tribe Billboards offers multiple outdoor advertising options throughout the Tribe’s 7-county service area.
Real Estate primary functions include
Contracting & Licensing Management
Facilitating Land Transactions
Strategic Planning & Development
Financing & Financial Assistance
Proposal Review & Technical Assistance