Apartments

Studio apartments have gone upscale and are proliferating in Twin Cities 3840 2160 UrbanWorks

Studio apartments have gone upscale and are proliferating in Twin Cities

Via Star Tribune Developers are building hundreds of “micro” apartments in the most coveted neighborhoods in the Twin Cities. Just a few minutes from the Raymond Avenue stop along the Green line, about 70 of 79 units in the new Ray Apartments will be studios. Read More

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High-tech goggles help renters see their future homes 783 436 UrbanWorks

High-tech goggles help renters see their future homes

via KCCI Des Moines Des Moines, Iowa – A downtown Des Moines apartment developer is using virtual reality to help future residents see where they will live. The new Confluence on 3rd building is still under construction, but one look from inside the developer’s virtual reality goggles shows users the finished product.  Read More

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Artists and Their Families Thrive Amid Community and Creativity in Artspace Housing 1200 800 UrbanWorks

Artists and Their Families Thrive Amid Community and Creativity in Artspace Housing

via The Line Media Artspace Projects, Inc. doesn’t just create affordable live/work spaces for artists – it’s for their families, too. See what it’s like to raise or be a child in one of their communities, including UrbanWorks’ Artspace Jackson Flats project. Read More.

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New, fancy apartments straddle the St. Paul-Minneapolis border 3035 2160 UrbanWorks

New, fancy apartments straddle the St. Paul-Minneapolis border

via Pioneer Press Along the Green Line’s University Avenue entrance to St. Paul, an upscale new housing development – known as 2700 University – has opened. The six-story, mixed-income apartment building is located between Emerald and Berry streets near the Minneapolis border and Metro Transit’s Westgate light rail station.  Read More

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Bunge Tower will be redeveloped into apartment complex 1000 558 UrbanWorks

Bunge Tower will be redeveloped into apartment complex

via Minnesota Daily Project for Pride in Living (PPL) is one step closer to redeveloping the Bunge Tower site to a mix of artist and affordable housing for low-income residents. “This could be a space that really builds a community together,” PPL’s Mary Novak said. Read More

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10 things that will reshape downtown Des Moines in 2017 605 302 UrbanWorks

10 things that will reshape downtown Des Moines in 2017

via The Des Moines Register “Developers are testing the upper limits of downtown’s rental market, building apartments that feature high-end amenities such as pools, heated parking, stone counters and stainless steel appliances. Confluence on Third, an apartment complex near Court Avenue, boasts underground parking, a pool, a hot tub, a gym and yoga studio, and…

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Minneapolis OKs $9M for affordable housing projects 605 302 UrbanWorks

Minneapolis OKs $9M for affordable housing projects

via Finance & Commerce Minneapolis approved more than $9 million in funding for 10 affordable housing projects, including three UrbanWorks projects with clients Project for Pride in Living, YouthLink, and Sabathani Community Center. Read More

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Lot sale clears way for St. Paul rentals 5042 2517 UrbanWorks

Lot sale clears way for St. Paul rentals

via Finance & Commerce “The City of St. Paul has agreed to sell a parking lot near the Xcel Energy Center to Minneapolis developer Schafer Richardson for $2.96 million. The developer plans to build an apartment building.” Read More

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Artspace groundbreaking to feature ‘art shovels’ 2880 2160 UrbanWorks

Artspace groundbreaking to feature ‘art shovels’

via Hastings Star Gazette “On Aug. 30, Artspace is inviting the public to a ceremonial groundbreaking [for Artspace Hastings River Lofts]. But this particular groundbreaking will be a little different than one might expect. Over the past few weeks, 20 local and area organizations have been working on converting standard shovels into art shovels.” Read More

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Real Estate notebook: New apartments near Vikings stadium take a step forward 5042 2517 UrbanWorks

Real Estate notebook: New apartments near Vikings stadium take a step forward

via Star Tribune “Another hurdle has been cleared to pave the way for an apartment complex for middle-wage workers near U.S. Bank Stadium.” Read More

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