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

Buyer of Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis plans to revive Dayton’s name

Developers envision a modern mix of shops, eateries, offices. By Nicole Norfleet Star Tribune OCTOBER 23, 2017 — 5:51AM The old Dayton’s in downtown Minneapolis will soon be updated with open mezzanines, sweeping high ceilings, shops and offices. And some of its quirks, like the bathroom with turquoise sinks on the fourth floor, will still be there. [...]

Buyer of Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis plans to revive Dayton’s name2019-01-22T09:42:34-06:00

2025 plan leadership award winner: housing options coalition paves way for condo development downtown, statewide

by Mark | Oct 3, 2017 After a construction boom in the early 2000s, condominium and townhome projects slowed considerably state-wide due to expensive construction defect litigation. Developers, contractors and their insurers found themselves open to potential risk of litigation due to laws in place to protect the warranty rights of owners. The result was a near standstill [...]

2025 plan leadership award winner: housing options coalition paves way for condo development downtown, statewide2019-01-22T09:45:10-06:00

Baker Center Renovation Revealed

Downtown Baker Center unveils $25M renovation By Matt M. Johnson, Finance & Commerce June 2017 The four buildings that comprise the Baker Center in downtown Minneapolis contain more than 1 million square feet of offices and other businesses, but until Thursday, finding a way into the complex was like looking for a side door. Creating a recognizable [...]

Baker Center Renovation Revealed2019-01-22T09:46:57-06:00

New owner lines up local firms for Macy’s redo

By: Brian Johnson March 1, 2017 Though Macy’s Inc. said Wednesday it had sold the downtown Minneapolis store for $59 million, the new owner has already selected some Twin Cities players to work on the massive redevelopment project. The New York-based 601W Companies has selected Minnetonka-based Hightower Initiatives and the Transwestern Brokerage Group in Minneapolis to work [...]

New owner lines up local firms for Macy’s redo2019-01-22T09:48:59-06:00

Top Projects of 2015 series: Mayo Clinic Square

By Julie Kendrick Finance and Commerce Editor’s note: This is the 12th installment in Finance & Commerce’s Top Projects of 2015 series, which profiles the 26 honorees through Sept. 30. Previous installments can be read at finance-commerce.com. Address: 600 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis Project cost: $50 million Project size: 330,860 square feet, plus 243,496 square feet of parking on two levels Owner: Camelot [...]

Top Projects of 2015 series: Mayo Clinic Square2019-01-22T09:53:15-06:00
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