32 Market Ave SW - Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Project Details

  • Location:
    800 Harker St
    Port Huron, MI 48060
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  • Value: $1,350,000
  • Size: 9,000 sqft
  • Schedule
    March 14, 2013 to July 31, 2013
Services Provided:
  • General Contractor
Robert Schermer
Rick Vangelderen

Project Summary

Freighters Eatery & Taproom is a full-service restaurant featuring extensive indoor and outdoor seating, 11 flat- screen TV’s and a 21 seat bar. All of these features culminate with a breathtaking view of the Saint Clair River and Blue Water Bridge, under which the restaurant is located.

As part of a larger multi-phase, $27 million dollar, public- private partnership development between Saint Clair County, JB Real Estate Ventures, and Orion Real Estate Solutions, Freighters serves adjacent DoubleTree by Hilton hotel guests, 45,000 sq. ft. convention center, and Baker College Culinary Institute of Michigan students.

  • 9,000 sq. ft. restaurant with a 230 patron capacity
  • 195 new restaurant jobs; 300 total for development
  • Part of a 151 restaurant, 5,000 employee portfolio