July 2022 City Scoop: Minneapolis

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July 2021 City Scoop: Minneapolis

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Dodge data on the Minneapolis and Twin Cities markets

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Eleven, Minneapolis’ tallest condo tower, breaks ground

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Rising 550 feet into the Minneapolis sky, Eleven will become the tallest condominium tower in the city

Construction issues linger at $1.1B US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis

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The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is in mediation with multiple parties involved in the design and construction of the venue

Dominium opens 1500 Nicollet, 183 units of affordable rentals in Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS — December 2, 2019 — Dominium , a Minneapolis-based leading apartment owner, developer and manager, celebrated the grand opening of 1500 Nicollet , a workforce housing community in the Loring Park neighborhood of Minneapolis.

Bobcat Opens Collaboration Center in Minneapolis

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Doosan Bobcat has opened a Global Collaboration Center to house some of its global functions and provide space for collaboration. The Global Collaboration Center will further advance the pioneering spirit of Doosan Bobcat by paving the way to new levels of innovation and success,” said CEO Scott

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Minneapolis

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Before COVID-19 crisis, the value of new contracts had been expected to fall 14

Hilton’s ‘canopy’ lifestyle brand hotel opens in Minneapolis’ Mill District

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As with many of the nation’s other major cities, Minneapolis is experiencing a revitalization of its urban core neighborhoods, with younger, more affluent residents, business owners, and consumers flocking to older, once-distressed sections of town.

Costs for Minneapolis light rail exceed $2B

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Increasing costs for material, land, labor and fuel have added $145 million to the 14.5-mile Southwest Light Rail Transit project

Hines plans wooden office building in Minneapolis

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The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reports that Houston-based Hines, a development, investment and property management firm, will open a new office in Minneapolis’ North Loop that will respect the neighborhood’s historic warehouse district look. The building will be made out of wood, something that was more common for office buildings built 100 years ago. Body Image: read more.

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Minneapolis

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Total construction spending in Minneapolis area expected to decline by 6% this year

New York City Leads 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard

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Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis, and San Francisco round out the top U.S. cities growing their clean energy efforts, according to ACEEE's newly-released 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard. Read: New York City Leads 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard at BusinessFacilities.com.

$2B Minneapolis light rail project down to one bidder

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The Lunda Construction/C.S. McCrossan joint venture is the last bidder standing after the Ames Construction/Kraemer team did not respond to the Metropolitan Council's third request for a contract award delay

Hines planning tall wood office building in Minneapolis

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The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reports that Houston-based developer Hines is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’ North Loop that will respect the neighborhood’s historic warehouse district look. Though some of the wood materials can be more expensive, Hines Director Bob Pfefferle told the Business Journal that a shorter construction timeline will help balance out the costs. Body Image: read more.

Construction permits exceeded $2 billion in Minneapolis in 2014

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Minneapolis achieved a construction milestone in 2014, when for the first time it issued $2 billion in new building permits in a single year. read more. Architects Building Owner Contractors Designers Engineers Facility Managers Hotel Facilities Multifamily Housing Construction Office Building

JLG Architects acquires Minneapolis-based Studio Five Architects

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JLG Architects has acquired Minneapolis-based Studio Five Architects (SFA), one of the oldest Minnesota architecture firms that is owned by a woman. SFA was led by Linda McCracken-Hunt, FAIA. After 13 years at the University of Minnesota, and after serving as University Architect from 1991 to 1998, McCracken-Hunt became a partner at SFA in 1998. She will join JLG’s staff

Award of Merit – Office/Retail/Mixed-Use: Downtown East Minneapolis

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After struggling for 35 years to revamp its east side, Minneapolis’s new $588 million mixed-use redevelopment has brought revitalization to a once-blighted area

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Minneapolis transit hub will double as cultural center [slideshow]

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The goal for the Interchange is to create a place that is uniquely tailored to Minneapolis and its citizens—a place that is iconic, modern, and timeless. Great cities are defined by great places. It is the avenues, squares, grand halls and, of course, the people who inhabit them that give a city its character.

Minneapolis transit hub will double as cultural center

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The goal for the Interchange is to create a place that is uniquely tailored to Minneapolis and its citizens—a place that is iconic, modern, and timeless. Great cities are defined by great places. It is the avenues, squares, grand halls and, of course, the people who inhabit them that give a city its character.

Hawthorne EcoVillage Joins Minneapolis Green Homes Initiative

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The city of Minneapolis, Minnesota has set a goal of building 100 energy-efficient homes during the next five years in an effort to revitalize neighborhoods in the northern region of the city that have been suffering the most during the economic downturn.

Minneapolis joins energy benchmarking trend for commercial buildings

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Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to benchmark and disclose their energy and water use. Beginning in 2015, private commercial buildings >50,000 ft2 will have to report their energy and water use to the city, which is the first in the Midwest to require the procedure. The policy is intended, in part, to enhance the power of sustainability as a marketing tool. read more.

Minneapolis transit hub designed to serve as cultural attraction

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The goal for the Interchange is to create a place that is uniquely tailored to Minneapolis and its citizens—a place that is iconic, modern, and timeless. Great cities are defined by great places. It is the avenues, squares, grand halls and, of course, the people who inhabit them that give a city its character.

Explore the Trades and Minneapolis Community & Technical College announce a new partnership!

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Explore the Trades, a program of the Nexstar Legacy Foundation (the foundation), announced a partnership with Minneapolis Community & Technical College (MCTC) that will provide free-tuition. read more. Training Opportunities

Minneapolis' $2B Southwest rail attracting $1B in mixed-use development near stations

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Despite Metro Transit's report, some developers say construction near the light-rail line's 16 planned stops would have boomed regardless

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STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills. Read: STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class at BusinessFacilities.com.

Completion of Minneapolis-Area Light Rail Project Delayed

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Unforeseen soil conditions and the addition of a protective rail-operations barrier will delay a scheduled 2023 completion of the $2-billion Southwest Light Rail Transit project in Hennepin County, Minn

Doosan Bobcat announces opening of new Global Collaboration Center in Minneapolis

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New office supports global meetings, home to some of the company’s global function teams, and accelerates innovation and collaboration

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Minneapolis

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Steve Alm of Stantec Twin Cities talks about market conditions up north

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Minneapolis

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Twin Cities still growing in mixed-use and multifamily

Amid Returning Passengers, Airports Look to the Future

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Stewards of North American airports discussed sustainability, diversity and future funding challenges at the ACI-NA conference in Minneapolis

Some Companies Are Shut Out of Minneapolis Light-Rail Extension

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A bid using a company that worked on the design or planning phase will be classed as 'non-responsive

[VIDEO] Plywood Removed As Protests Subside

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From pandemic to protest, CBS Local Minneapolis reported that the “sounds of life returning to city streets in Minneapolis” are returning. Luke Pearson, a Minneapolis

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Smart Planning Boosts Seattle To #1 City For Pedestrians

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Far West Washington Atlanta Baltimore Blog-Oct-2014 Boston Chicago City Planning Columbus Denver Liberty Mutual los angeles Minneapolis new york Pedestrian Safety Philadelphia Pittsburgh Portland San Francisco Seattle Street Lighting washington Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Liberty Mutual Insurance releases pedestrian safety index with top 15 safest U.S. cities for pedestrians.

Concrete renewal techniques extend pavement life

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Minneapolis is focusing on slab stabilization, full- or partial-depth repair, cross-stitching longitudinal cracks and crack resealing

Bentley Deploys Hololens for Virtual Bridge Inspections

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Hill Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis Collins Engineering is working with the Minnesota Dept. of Transportation on the restoration of the James J.

Tutor Perini wins $1B of infrastructure projects

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The biggest of the three contracts is $800 million for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project in Minneapolis

IMEG Corp. acquires Clark Engineering

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Clark Engineering of Minneapolis and South Dakota has joined IMEG Corp., Founded in 1938 in Minneapolis, Clark Engineering has an extensive history of public and private project experience. a national full-service engineering firm with nearly 50 U.S. locations.

What happens downtown doesn’t stay downtown: The ripple effects of a strong center city

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My colleagues and I have recently settled into a new office overlooking the activity of downtown Minneapolis ten stories below. This means a lot to me: for more than a decade before joining Stantec at its then-suburban campus, I served as the City of Minneapolis’s downtown planner

Construction Projects Halted, Fires Set in Several Major US Cities Amid Protests

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Project sites in Minneapolis, D.C. and Ohio have been set ablaze, while construction has been shut down in downtown Chicago and areas of California