Schafer Development

Real Estate Land Development

Working Today … Building Tomorrow 


Land Acquisition

 We target strategic properties for acquisition and development,utilizing our over 40 years of experience

Land Assemblage

 We understand the needs of our clients and realize that, at times, a single property is not large enough to accommodate the requested needs

Creative Land Planning & Design

We can prepare detailed plans that other development firms require several weeks to complete in as little as a day’s time

Land Entitlement

We engage with local experts, attorneys, engineers and consultants to guide us through the specific nuances in developing the site to achieve our vision

Land Development

Schafer Development will develop or utilize a team of its professionals to outsource underground development activities

Got Land?

Schafer Development is seeking retail, residential, industrial and mixed use properties in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Texas and South Carolina


Greenfield Development

We work hand-and-hand with municipal officials and neigboring property owners to bring the future vision of a community to life.  Rezoning shuch properties are common and we aim to develop in a sensitive manner to preserve natural features and create exceptional amenities.


Brownfield Development

We consult with environmental, tax and legal experts to transform blighted property into vibrant redevelopment.  Working alongside municipal officials, we craft a unique development plan that meets the community's present and future needs.


Golf Course Redevelopment

We partner with golf courses to bring the highest economic value to golf course owners and members.  These infill sites are situated in irreplaceable areas of town, and we aim to develop them in a delicate manner to preserve their natural features and bring about extraordinary development.

What We Do

Schafer Development is a high-caliber, entrepreneurial and experienced real estate development firm. Our mission is to enhance the economic value of raw, undeveloped land or redevelopment opportunities by leveraging our expertise in residential, commercial and industrial land development. We aim to create the highest economic value for our partners, but we also strive to be responsible corporate citizens by focusing on sustainable development that benefits the broader community.

We are full-service Land Development firm with the in-house talent, proven skills and focused attention to provide value-added services to raw land or redevelopment opportunities through an integrated approach as follows:



•Due Diligence

•Market & Economic Analysis

•Site Design & Engineering

•Entitlements & Approvals




Got Land? Contact Us Today!

We’ve Been Building For Over 20 years

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Client Testimonials

Producing Quality Job Opportunities

"I am delighted by the prospect of your sites in Hillsborough county being developed for industrial and office uses, producing quality job opportunities for our citizens." - Bruce Register, Economic Development Director, Hillsborough County, Florida

I left that meeting excited

"It was with great trepidation that I attended with the residents of Woodbine the first meeting held by Steven Schafer of Eye on Detroit. I left that meeting excited knowing that this was the type of developer the City wants. The respect given to the residents that...

Steve Schafer has been a friend to Plymouth Township.

“Steve Schafer has been a friend to Plymouth Township. Steven has assisted in the redevelopment of sites on Ann Arbor Road, which will result in ongoing benefits for the DDA and the Township by generating new tax revenues and removing several vacant &...

Contact Us

31400 Northwestern Highway Suite H
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

(248) 613 - 6262