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Developers buy ‘last factory’ in North Loop, plan renovation

February 13th, 2017

From the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal, February 8, 2017:

Paster Properties and Urban Anthology Commercial Real Estate have purchased two late 1800s buildings in the North Loop and are planning to renovate them for retailers and office users. The buildings, at 120 and 124 Third Ave N., were owned by the Hillman family until the two local firms bought them in a joint venture Feb. 1. [click here for full article]

Apartments, shops to remake block in North Loop

November 26th, 2016

Article by Jim Buchta published in the Star Tribune on November 26, 2016. [link]

A building for men rebuilding lives coming to the North Loop

November 24th, 2016

Article by Jim Buchta published in the Star Tribune on November 24, 2016. [link]

New restaurant Tullibee opens inside Hewing Hotel in Minneapolis’ North Loop

November 17th, 2016

Article by Amelia Rayno published on November 17, 2016. [link]

Rise Bagel Co. landing in the North Loop

November 1st, 2016

By Rick Nelson in the Star Tribune’s “Table Talk” blog, published November 1, 2016. [link]

Funding now appears assured for controversial Southwest LRT

August 31st, 2016

After a lengthy battle, funding now appears assured for controversial Southwest LRT. To see the article by Janet Moore, as published in the Star Tribune on August 31, 2016, click here.

Metro Transit named public transit ‘System of the Year’

August 10th, 2016

Congratulations to 2020 Partner supporter Metro Transit, the largest transportation provider in the state, for winning the American Public Transportation Association’s 2016 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award. For the article, published on Bring Me The News, click here.

Is district parking next big thing in transit-oriented development?

July 26th, 2016

In the July 26, 2016 issue of Finance & Commerce, Janice Bitters wrote about Metro Transit exploring ways to make parking more efficient and cheaper for developers and business owners near light rail transit and bus stations. Full article

Southwest light-rail gets federal approval

July 22nd, 2016

This article was published in the Star Tribune on July 22, 2016 (Online version on July 21.) [link]

Target Center renovation clears final hurdle from Minneapolis City Council

March 18th, 2016

On March 18, 2016, the Minneapolis City Council officially approved the $129 million renovation of Target Center. Click here for an article by Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter Eric Roper.

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