Affordable Housing

Construction to begin on apartments at former Flyte Tyme Studios site in Edina 2186 1229 UrbanWorks Architecture

Construction to begin on apartments at former Flyte Tyme Studios site in Edina

via Star Tribune The nonprofit developer Aeon will begin building a 70 unit affordable apartment complex this week in Edina, at the former location of the famed Flyte Tyme Studios, once run by Grammy Award Winners Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The $23 million project is expected to open in 2022. It will be called…

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After riots, St. Paul’s Midway works to turn blight to bright 788 495 UrbanWorks Architecture

After riots, St. Paul’s Midway works to turn blight to bright

via Star Tribune A 4-mile stretch of University Avenue in St. Paul has a slate of housing and retail projects aimed at recovery.  More housing is coming. Friday, a wrecking ball readied to topple the vandalized former U.S. Bank branch that Kraus-Anderson bought at University and Raymond. The $64 million effort is KA’s latest on…

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Aeon breaking ground on 70-unit affordable housing development in Edina 1104 597 UrbanWorks Architecture

Aeon breaking ground on 70-unit affordable housing development in Edina

via Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal Aeon announced Friday it’s breaking ground next week on a 70-unit affordable housing development in Edina. The Sound on 76th, located one block off France Avenue near Southdale Center, is being built on the former site of Flyte Time Studios. The grand opening of the $23 million project is expected…

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St. Paul C-I permits up 17% in 2020 620 330 UrbanWorks Architecture

St. Paul C-I permits up 17% in 2020

via Finance and Commerce Also in December, Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson obtained a $6.4 million permit for work related to a six-story, 220-unit apartment project on a 1.175-acre site at 2383 University Ave. W. Kraus-Anderson Development is the owner. The apartment building will rise at the northeast corner of University and Raymond avenues, a block from a…

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New affordable homes under construction in Edina 2048 1152 UrbanWorks Architecture

New affordable homes under construction in Edina

via Aeon Today Aeon, a nonprofit developer, owner and manager of affordable homes, announced construction will begin next week on 70 new affordable homes in Edina. The property’s name, The Sound on 76th, pays homage to its history as the former site of Flyte Time Studios.   The new building will offer much-needed affordable homes in the heart of Edina, one block off France Avenue near…

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Funding boosts Highland housing 922 489 UrbanWorks Architecture

Funding boosts Highland housing

via Finance and Commerce With major funding in hand, a project that will provide housing and support services for people in need is teed up for a possible 2021 construction start at the Highland Bridge redevelopment site in St. Paul. Emma Norton, a nonprofit provider of housing and support services for women and families who…

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Aeon proceeds with $100 million affordable housing project in Bloomington 2560 1023 UrbanWorks Architecture

Aeon proceeds with $100 million affordable housing project in Bloomington

via StarTribune Aeon, a Twin Cities nonprofit housing developer/manager, has signed final documents to proceed with construction on a $100 million-plus rental project in Bloomington. SoLo Apartments, a nod to its location in the city’s South Loop neighborhood, will include a new 172-unit rental building adjacent to a 306-unit apartment complex that’s also owned by…

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Proposal would bring 60 units of affordable housing to St. Louis Park 1061 481 UrbanWorks Architecture

Proposal would bring 60 units of affordable housing to St. Louis Park

via Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal An affordable housing project proposed near a future Green Line station is nearing St. Louis Park City Council approval. Nonprofit affordable housing developer Project for Pride in Living received Planning Commission approvals last week for a 60-unit project with 120 beds three blocks from the Woodale Avenue Station that is…

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St. Louis Park church plans to sell property to PPL for 80 affordable units 1348 744 UrbanWorks Architecture

St. Louis Park church plans to sell property to PPL for 80 affordable units

via Sun Sailor With support for affordable housing making up part of its mission, Union Congregational Church has decided to work with nonprofit developer Project for Pride in Living to provide 80 such units on property owned by the congregation. The St. Louis Park church would maintain the building that contains its sanctuary on the…

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Project for a Pride in Living’s Maya Commons is underway 924 491 UrbanWorks Architecture

Project for a Pride in Living’s Maya Commons is underway

via Finance & Commerce No one can accuse Project for a Pride in Living of not getting the most out of the former Bunge grain elevator site in northeast Minneapolis. The nonprofit Minneapolis developer, also known as PPL Properties, ceremonially broke ground Wednesday (having begun construction in July) on Maya Commons, the fifth and final…

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