Q&A: Kohlenberger reflects decades-long construction career

By: Brian Johnson, Finance & Commerce, June 15, 2019   Don Kohlenberger may not always have the honor of cutting the ceremonial ribbon, but the construction industry veteran has been a leader behind the scenes of some of the most high-profile projects to come along in recent years.   As an owner representative and consultant, Kohlenberger has [...]

Q&A: Kohlenberger reflects decades-long construction career2019-06-21T07:29:11-05:00

A rare look inside as Dayton’s Project in Minneapolis reaches halfway point

May 17, 2019 KSTP 5:00 PM Newscast:  Much like the footsteps that echo through the skyway today, Dayton's department store was once the heartbeat of downtown Minneapolis. "There were other stores at the time, but Dayton's was the best," said Susie Quinn, who started shopping at Dayton's in the 1970s when she was 19. [...]

A rare look inside as Dayton’s Project in Minneapolis reaches halfway point2019-05-20T16:52:56-05:00

Marketing the Dayton’s Project in downtown Minneapolis

By: Matt M. Johnson July 24, 2018 7:00 am Almost none of the work underway at the Dayton’s Project in downtown Minneapolis is visible to people passing on the street. “Everything is happening inside the building” at 700 Nicollet Mall, said Don Kohlenberger, the local representative of the building’s majority owner, New York-based 601w Cos. (Staff photo: [...]

Marketing the Dayton’s Project in downtown Minneapolis2019-01-22T09:30:33-06:00

Met Council asks light-rail contractors to extend bids

By: Brian Johnson July 16, 2018 4:17 pm 0 The $1.9 billion Southwest Light Rail Transit project has cleared a major hurdle now that a tentative deal has been reached over the co-location of freight and light rail-lines in the Kenilworth Corridor and Bass Lake Spur in Minneapolis, the Metropolitan Council said Monday. The agreement is a big [...]

Met Council asks light-rail contractors to extend bids2019-01-22T09:31:52-06:00

Minnesota construction industry adds 4,867 jobs in February

By: Matt M. Johnson March 22, 2018 Construction was the fastest growing employment sector in Minnesota in February, according to state data. This photo shows a construction crew working Thursday on the High Bridge in St. Paul. (Staff photo: Bill Klotz) Minnesota’s construction industry gained 4,867 jobs in February, a 4.8 percent increase from the previous February, [...]

Minnesota construction industry adds 4,867 jobs in February2019-01-22T09:35:03-06:00

Dayton’s Project building on downtown Minneapolis history

By: Matt M. Johnson February 27, 2018 The former Hudson’s jewelry store space in the Dayton’s Project will largely be preserved in the renovation of the 1.2 million-square-foot complex at 700 Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. (Staff photo: Matt M. Johnson) Once a week, a demolition team working on the Dayton’s Project at 700 Nicollet [...]

Dayton’s Project building on downtown Minneapolis history2019-01-22T09:36:47-06:00

Reinventing Downtown Minneapolis

A historic former Dayton’s department store will anchor a 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use development By: Beth Mattson-Teig The new owners of the former Macy’s store in the heart of Minneapolis are at work on an ambitions transformation of that century-old building into a 1.2 million-square-foot office and retail destination.  The stakes are high for this redevelopment, [...]

Reinventing Downtown Minneapolis2019-01-22T09:38:40-06:00