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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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UrbanWorks Among the “2017 Best Places to Work”

via Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal “The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has been honoring Minnesota-based companies for creating great work environments for nearly two decades. Our research partner, Omaha, Neb.-based Quantum Workplace surveyed employees at participating companies…asking them to rate their employers on communication efforts, leadership and more. Companies with the highest scores from the…

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One mom made Cornerstone Creek development for disabled adults a reality

via Star Tribune “The inspiration for Linda Bialick’s first — and last — development project was born decades before the first bulldozer arrived on the job site. Thirty years ago, after her daughter was born with Down syndrome, the stay-at-home mom began to realize that children with developmental disabilities didn’t have the same educational, social…

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