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Tiny St. Paul apartments for $1,100 – $1,300 per month? Too late. They’re leased!

via Pioneer Press “In late July, the building known simply as ‘Ray‘ debuted 78 units of market-rate housing, with most apartments ranging in size from 372 to 505 square feet, at monthly pre-lease rents of $890 to $1,100 before utilities. By late August, 60 of those units were occupied, and all but the three model…

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Homeless shelter projects take persistence

via Finance & Commerce “Even as developers and builders complete new shelters for the homeless, they say they can’t keep up with the demand. A private contractor and two affordable housing developers described their recent projects and the Twin Cities area’s challenges at the “Impact of Real Estate Decisions on Homelessness” forum sponsored by the…

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Best Places to Work 2017: UrbanWorks Architecture

via Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal “The Business Journal‘s 19th annual Best Places to Work awards honor 67 Minnesota employers and four individuals for creating and cultivating engaged workforces. No. 18 Extra Small: URBANWORKS ARCHITECTURE We asked Managing Principal Tod Elkins: Will you be hiring to increase your staff in the next six months?…

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Once homeless, young adults settle in at new apartment complex in Edina

via Star Tribune “A new supportive housing complex is the first of its kind in the west metro.” “Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, the developer, held a grand opening last week for the $11.4 million complex.  It’s the third project of its kind that Beacon has developed and is its first in the suburbs. The nonprofit…

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360-stall parking ramp planned for North Loop of Minneapolis

via Star Tribune “A developer won approval to build a six-level, 360-stall parking ramp in the North Loop, one of the largest parking structures to be proposed recently for the neighborhood. Earlier this week, the Minneapolis Planning Commission approved plans for a new parking facility on a surface lot on N. 3rd Street and 10th…

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With help from Richfield, developers plan affordable apartments near MSP

via Star Tribune “A team of Twin Cities developers is putting the final touches on a plan to build an unusual apartment complex that will bring much-needed affordable housing to a key site in Richfield. The proposed Chamberlain will have 316 rental apartments in six three-story buildings, including three that are existing and will be renovated.…

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Edina Apartments for Homeless Youth: Grand Opening

via Edina Patch “Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative will host a grand opening celebration for 66 West Apartments at 5 p.m. Thursday, August 3. Located at 3330 W. 66th Street in Edina, the 39-unit building provides homes and supportive services to young adults age 16-24.” “‘We believed that 66 West would transform lives through supportive housing,…

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Kraus-Anderson, Inland plan $60M apartment complex in Richfield

via Finance & Commerce “Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson and St. Louis Park-based Inland Development Partners are finalizing plans for The Chamberlain, a 361-unit complex that will cost about $60 million to develop, company officials said Friday. The complex will go up on a 7-acre stretch bounded by 17th Avenue South, 66th Street East, 68th Street East and Cedar…

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Top Projects of 2016 series: 2700 University

via Finance & Commerce “2700 University brings a transit-oriented, mixed-income development to University Avenue near the Minneapolis-St. Paul border.” “When you’re on University Avenue, it’s difficult to tell where Minneapolis ends and St. Paul begins. The facade of 2700 University makes it easy, with the words ‘Saint Paul’ in large letters near the rooftop. The city of…

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Micro apartments on Territorial Road scheduled to open in August

Via Monitor Saint Paul “With construction underway since January, RAY, a new “smart living” micro-unit apartment complex at 2326 Territorial Rd., is on track to welcome residents on Aug. 1. The project…builds on the fast-growing micro living craze driven by a more minimalist lifestyle, smaller apartments, tiny homes and the evolving “no-baggage” culture.” “Distinguishing itself…

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