Downtown Tomorrow Incorporated (DTI) is a private non-profit body that serves as the real estate development and fundraising arm. It owns several properties in downtown Kalamazoo.    
Downtown Tomorrow Inc. serves as DKI’s development committee, overseeing private real estate activities, including the acquisition, management, and development of properties. As a part of its development rate, it may from time to time act as a partner and co-developer with for-profit development groups. DTI also acts as the private financing arm at DKI.

Current Initiatives

  • E. Michigan Avenue Redevelopment
  • West End Redevelopment


Steve Deisler, 269.344.0795



Jim Barnum, Vice President
Fifth Third Bank
Steve East
CSM Group
Jeff Eckert
Eckert Wordell
Caroline Ham, Secretary/Treasurer
James Hilboldt
Jack Hopkins
Larry Lueth
First National Bank of Michigan
Robert Miller
Western Michigan University
Ken Miller, President
Miller Havrico
Marilyn Schlack
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Cindy Stewart
Stewart & Clarke Furniture
Chuck Vliek
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Mike Way
Bronson Healthcare Group