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North Loop plan flips to affordable rentals 2000 1406 UrbanWorks

North Loop plan flips to affordable rentals

“Minneapolis-based Schafer Richardson has scrapped its plans to convert a nearly century-old warehouse in Minneapolis’ North Loop district into offices and will instead build 104 income-restricted rentals.” via Star Tribune : Read More

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95-unit, co-op style housing slated for Como neighborhood 3840 2160 UrbanWorks

95-unit, co-op style housing slated for Como neighborhood

via Minnesota Daily “A co-op development coming to the Southeast Como neighborhood will feature affordable units and offer students a say in how the building is run. Riverton Community Housing will develop a 95-unit, cooperative residential building called the Brook Avenue Co-op on 1220 Brook Ave in SE Como, adjacent to the Bunge Tower. Co-op…

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Homeless shelter projects take persistence 620 330 UrbanWorks

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 5220 3412 UrbanWorks

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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UrbanWorks Among the “2017 Best Places to Work” 583 327 UrbanWorks

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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DC Group Office Headquarters Wins Merit Award 5447 3716 UrbanWorks

DC Group Office Headquarters Wins Merit Award

via AIA Minnesota AIA Minneapolis has announced the 2017 Merit Award recipients. DC Group Office Headquarters, an “expand in place” office industrial project in North Minneapolis, is among this year’s honorees. The project includes an addition and renovation of the existing building as well as a new parking structure, blending the former warehouse and new addition into one seamless facility. The…

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Adolfson & Peterson lands contract for adult education building 620 330 UrbanWorks

Adolfson & Peterson lands contract for adult education building

via Finance & Commerce “Minneapolis Public Schools’ board has awarded a $24 million contract to…Adolfson & Peterson to build an 87,000-square-foot adult education complex…” that was designed by UrbanWorks Architecture. “The adult education project is one of the largest built by the school district in some time. The building has a total budget of $29 million…

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Hennepin County awards nearly $5M in housing grants 2262 1131 UrbanWorks

Hennepin County awards nearly $5M in housing grants

via Finance & Commerce “Hennepin County has chosen 16 projects within its borders for grants fostering transit-oriented development and affordable housing. On May 2, the county’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority awarded $2.75 million to projects that promise to create affordable housing, and gave $2.2 million to developments springing up along transit lines.” Among the projects receiving…

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Hot Property: In the place of Burma Shave, a new school’s flag will wave in Minneapolis 620 330 UrbanWorks

Hot Property: In the place of Burma Shave, a new school’s flag will wave in Minneapolis

via Star Tribune “Work is expected to begin shortly on Minneapolis Public Schools’ new E. Lake Street adult education building after the Minneapolis City Council gave its approval to the project last month.” In place of the Burma-Vita Co. headquarters “will be an 87,000-square-foot building for the district’s Adult Education and Transition Plus programs. The Adult…

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UrbanWorks promotes three to principal 2288 841 UrbanWorks

UrbanWorks promotes three to principal

via Finance & Commerce “Minneapolis-based UrbanWorks Architecture has promoted three employees to principal. The employees are Scott Beckman, digital design principal; David Haaland, technical and operations principal; and David Miller, design principal. All three employees have been with the company since its inception in 2005 and ‘have played significant roles’ in the company’s ‘nearly $700 million…

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