Development Updates

Development Updates

  • Opus Gets Design Build Award for Xcel Headquarters in Downtown Minneapolis

    The new Xcel Energy headquarters at 401 Nicollet in downtown Minneapolis has something else to add to it’s list of…

  • EdR Begins Construction on Collegiate Housing Community Adjacent to the University of Minnesota

    EdR (NYSE:  EDR), one of the nation’s largest developers, owners and managers of high-quality collegiate housing communities, today announced it has…

  • Brickstone Partners Proposes Development Plans for Marquee Lake Calhoun Site

    Brickstone Partners today unveiled three proposed design schemes for its 3100 Lake Street Class A+ residential development on the north side of Lake Calhoun. The property is currently an office building, but was slated…

  • Bloom Unveils New Mixed-Use Development in Rochester

    Bloom presented it’s full master plan for a mixed-use project in downtown Rochester, MN and it’s stunning.  Here are the…

  • Perkins+Will Showcases Design Concepts For Old Ford Plant Site in Saint Paul

    An imaginative plan to create an economically and environmentally diverse and sustainable community for learning, producing and living on a…

  • CPM Cos. Has Plans For 70-apartment Complex Near Old Grain Belt Brewery

    Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is reporting that CPM Cos. is planning for a 70-apartment Complex near the Old Grain Belt…

  • Exclusive First Look: 200 Central Avenue Updated Renderings

    Here is an exclusive look at the latest renderings for the 200 Central Ave 40 story condo tower being proposed by…

  • Small Format Target Store Coming to Uptown

    It appears that Target will be opening one of their small format stores in Uptown at the location of the…

  • Themed Attraction Coming to Albertville

    Minnesota is about to get it’s own themed family destination complete with a mini-amusement park, large indoor water park and…

  • South Minneapolis Mixed Use Project could be Anchored by Aldi

    Master Properties, who is developing a mixed-use building in South Minneapolis has released proposals that appear to show that Aldi,…

  • Elliot Park Sees a Six-Story Building Proposal

    The Business Journal is reporting a proposal from Weinder Apartment Homes and Hunt Development for a new 6 story apartment…

  • First Look At The Maytag Building in North Loop

    A small twin cities developer, Saturday Properties, lead by veteran developer Brent Rogers is redeveloping the old Gardner Hardward building in…

  • Plans for a Shorter Tower on Nicollet Hotel Block Reported

    The StarTribune is reporting today that United Properties is making plans for a shorter tower on the Nicollet Hotel Block…

  • TCF Bank Site To Become 50 Story Tower

    Franklin Street, after almost a year of speculation, has settled in on plans for a 50 story tower at the…

  • United Properties Begins Push for Soccer Stadium Development

    United Properties, the development arm of the Pohlad Group, has already begun work on redevelopment options for around the new…

  • New Soccer Stadium Goes to St. Paul

    It was discovered late last week that St. Paul prevailed for site selection of the new home for the Minnesota…

  • Alatus Unveils New Renderings for 40 Story Downtown Residential Tower

    Developer Altus unveiled updated renderings for the 40 story residential tower slated for 200 Central Avenue in downtown Minneapolis.  The…

  • Trader Joe’s Gets Go for Downtown Minneapolis

    The Star Tribune is reporting that Trader Joe’s has a go for a new downtown Minneapolis location near the new…

  • 14-story office tower proposed next to Carlson Center in Minnetonka

    The StarTribune is reporting that Artis REIT has proposed a new 14-story office tower adjacent to the Carlson Center in Minnetonka.…

  • Minneapolis Development Noted for Green Design

    Curbed.com recently called out The Rose, a 90-unit mixed-income apartment building, in South Minneapolis overlooking the spectacular Minneapolis skyline for exceptional…

  • Hi-Lake Triangle Apartments Completed

    WNC, a national investor in real estate and community development initiatives, announced today the completion of Hi-Lake Triangle Apartments, a…

  • CA Ventures Proposes Hotel, Apartments, and Commercial Complex at U of M Campus

    The University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus could be getting denser if Chicago-based developer, CA Ventures’ new proposal is approved and…

    Melrose Development Building 70 3-Story Townhomes along i394 in St. Louis Park

    Bob Cunningham, who was formerly with TOLD Development and now at St. Louis Park-based Melrose Development, is proposing 70 3-story townhouse…

    New MSP Innovation District Would Create National Standard for City Building

    The Green Line could find itself as an integral part of an Innovation District with the goal of forming a…

  • Hines Breaks Ground on T3 in Minneapolis

    Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today the start of construction on the 220,000-square-foot T3 office development. T3 (timber, transit,…

  • A New Radisson RED is Coming to St. Paul Across from Xcel Energy Center

    Boutique hotel, Radisson RED will be growing the number of hotels opening in downtown St. Paul. The hotel will be…

  • Minneapolis’ Glendale Revamp Plan Placed on Hold for Six Months

    The project designed to raze and redevelop the aging Glendale public housing project in southeast Minneapolis has been put on…

  • New Projects Emerging in Minneapolis

    The StarTribune is reporting a big week at Minneapolis City Hall. On Monday, the city’s Planning Commission reviewed several housing…

  • DEED Awards $3.57 Million for Redevelopment Projects

    Redevelopment projects that will create or retain 464 jobs have been approved for cleanup funding from the Minnesota Department of…

  • Bayer CropScience Opens $12 million Building in Shakopee

    Bayer CropScience held a grand opening on Thursday for its new building in Shakopee valued at about $12-million. The building will…

  • The Green Line’s New $54 Million Development Kicks Off

    Flaherty and Collins Properties, a developer out of Indianapolis, will officially begin work on a $54 million housing and retail…

    Opus Announces Official Topping Out of the New Xcel Energy Offices at 401 Nicollet

    Opus Development announced that it had officially topped out the new Xcel Energy office building in downtown Minneapolis. The building…

  • Stadium Work Group Created To Review Soccer Stadium Proposal

    In an official action on Friday morning, the city of Minneapolis took its first step toward a new Major League…

  • Retail and Restaurant Development Planned in Prior Lake

    Apple Valley-based KRB Development is proposing a 76,000 square foot retail and restaurant complex over eight buildings in Prior Lake.…

  • Gateway Tower Plan Loses Apartment and Hotel Partners

    United Properties who is developing the new Gateway Tower in downtown Minneapolis is working to replace both the residential partner…

  • Former Superior Plating site in Northeast Minneapolis Sold for $13.7 Million

    It was announced today that Lennar Multifamily has paid $13.74 million for a two-block site at 315 First Avenue NE,…

  • “Innovation Districts” Are Considered to Spur Development in Minneapolis

    The Planning Commission in Minneapolis is considering an “Innovation District” designation in order to boost development within the city. Cam…

  • Pioneer Press Headquarters in downtown St. Paul to become Apartments

    On Friday, the Pioneer Press sold its downtown  St. Paul headquarters to the Stencil Group, a real estate developer out…

  • A Woonerf Is Coming! A 2-block stretch of 29th Street Off Lyndale in Minneapolis to be Transitioned to Mixed-use.

    So what’s a Woonerf? It’s a streetscape concept adapted from the Dutch and in the case of this project it…

  • The Commons at Penn Avenue is New Home for Wirth Cooperative Grocery

    With nearly 7 years of focused campaigning the Wirth Cooperative Grocery has selected The Commons at Penn Avenue, a new…

  • Cheapo Site in Uptown Minneapolis Becomes Latest Target for Mixed-Use Development

    CPM Cos. announced plans to elevate the site currently occupied by Cheapo in Uptown, Minneapolis at 1300 West Lake Street.…

  • Northeast Minneapolis Arts District Seeing Some Changes

    A block of six buildings in the art of Minneapolis’ Northeast arts district has been sold by Hillcrest Development for…

  • St. Paul Modifies West Side Flats Development Plan

    After some objections around the city’s West Side Flats Development plan, the city has retooled it’s plans. While honoring the…

  • Graves Hospitality Plans Residential Condos & Restaurant in Uptown

    A new six-story luxury condominium project has been revealed for Uptown Minneapolis by developer Jim Graves. The project was presented in…

  • Updated Downtown East Commons Details Released

    The City of Minneapolis in partnership with Hargreaves Associates presented a concept design for the Downtown East Commons at a…

  • Harbor Bay assembling sites for 27-story tower at U of M

    Harbor Bay which is a company founded by former Opus Group developers is considering a tower with 19 stories of residential…

  • Mortenson announced plans to build apartment tower on U.S. Bank site near Surdyk’s

    The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal is reporting that Mortenson Development is considering a 20-30 story apartment tower on the current…

  • Sherman, Mortenson and newcomer Saturday Properties bid for Guthrie Liner Parcel

    Three Twin Cities developers are vying for the chance to build on the Guthrie Liner Parcel, a thin strip of…

  • Developer Team to Develop Southeast Industrial Park

    Hillcrest Development LLLP (Hillcrest) and The Opus Group (Opus) announced today an agreement to develop an approximate 40-acre rail served…

  • Oaks Business Park Announced For Oakdale, MN

    The Opus Group (Opus) announced today an agreement with Carlson Real Estate Company (Carlson) to develop approximately 35 acres within…