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East Town project to begin in March near Vikings stadium

via Finance & Commerce “The $37 million East Town Apartments project planned in downtown Minneapolis appears to be back on track. The Hennepin County Board on Tuesday addressed a financing glitch by approving a one-year extension of loan documents tied to the issuance of up to $20 million in tax-exempt multifamily housing revenue bonds for…

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First new apartments since 1970s set in Richfield neighborhood

via Star Tribune “St. Louis Park-based Inland Development Partners in tandem with Kraus-Anderson Construction landed backing from the Richfield City Council for the Chamberlain Apartments this fall after meeting with neighbors of the project near 18th Avenue S. between 66th and 68th streets.  The project will contain a mix of market-rate and affordable units and…

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Local Architects Recognized by the Association of Licensed Architects 2017 Design Awards

Via Midwest Home Magazine “Several Minnesota architecture firms won recognition for their design work at the Association of Licensed Architects ALA 2017 Design Awards.” 4Marq was awarded a Merit Award in the Association of Licensed Architects’ 2017 Design Awards. Read More.

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Prospect Park apartments add high-end coffee and cocktails

via Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal “Hodges Bend and Topeca Coffee, two upscale concepts out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will move into a new apartment project in the growing Prospect Park neighborhood along University Avenue. Mpls.St. Paul Magazine talks with Chip Gaberino, the owner of both businesses, about what he’s got planned. Topeca Coffee, a third-wave coffee…

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Coming Soon: Hodges Bend

via Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Tulsa, Oklahoma’s favorite high-end coffee and cocktail spot heads for Prospect Park. The Great St. Paul gold-rush of 2017 looks to be continuing into 2018 folks, because I just got off the phone with Chip Gaberino, the owner of several signature Tulsa, Oklahoma companies, and he’s opening a new spot in St. Paul, in early…

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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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