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by HiawathaGuy
July 17th, 2017, 8:33 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Thrivent's Surface Parking Lots
Replies: 80
Views: 7572

Re: Thrivent's Surface Parking Lots

There's nothing really new in this article. “We’ve determined that now is the time to optimize the value of this property for our members,” Randy Boushek, chief financial officer at Thrivent, said in an e-mailed statement .“With the rapid development of East Town, the neighborhood surrounding U.S. B...
by HiawathaGuy
July 14th, 2017, 10:55 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Edina Crossroads Project - 7200, 7201, 7250 France
Replies: 31
Views: 1314

Re: Edina Crossroads Project - 7200, 7201, 7250 France

Here's more info from that article: The real estate company said it never approved plans submitted to the city that showed the Michigan-based firm building a 19-story apartment tower on the parking lot of its Centennial Shops retail center. The firm may be working up much different plans for France ...
by HiawathaGuy
July 7th, 2017, 3:11 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 1673
Views: 143003

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

I rode the train on Tuesday. I didn't notice any better flow - but want to believe things will be tweaked as more time goes on. But I was frustrated that my train literally had to stop at every stoplight downtown, even when there was no cross traffic. SO annoying!
by HiawathaGuy
June 29th, 2017, 8:02 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Restaurant News
Replies: 841
Views: 114808

Re: Downtown Minneapolis Restaurant News

New Minneapolis beer bar boasts 80 Minnesota taps; giving away a year's worth of fries
http://www.startribune.com/new-minneapo ... 431552743/

July 29th opening scheduled.
by HiawathaGuy
March 1st, 2017, 1:48 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Office Market
Replies: 882
Views: 112967

Re: Downtown Minneapolis Office Market

RBC contemplates moving the firm’s 1,400-employee downtown Minneapolis office http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2017/02/28/rbc-contemplates-moving-the-firm-s-1-400-employee.html *subscriber content* Gist: The Toronto-based financial firm has put out a request for proposals for 300,000 squa...
by HiawathaGuy
February 21st, 2017, 8:58 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Minnetonka Area – General Topics
Replies: 107
Views: 8799

Re: Minnetonka Area – General Topics

Cheesecake Factory planned for Ridgedale Center
http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/n ... enter.html

I think it's strange that they chose another west metro location over one in the east. But I think this new location will suite them well.
by HiawathaGuy
January 31st, 2017, 4:39 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: The Capp - 46th & Hiawatha Mixed Use
Replies: 40
Views: 4385

Re: 46th & Hiawatha Mixed Use (Oppidan/Greco Project)

Can't really share how I know this, but looks as though this will be a new urban Cub Foods at this location. I'll be curious to learn more - as this will likely be our new grocery store. Although we were really hoping for a Fresh Thyme.
by HiawathaGuy
January 25th, 2017, 3:07 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Distribution/Warehouse Developments
Replies: 27
Views: 4667

Re: Distribution/Warehouse Developments

"Amazon looks to east metro for a second mega-fulfillment center": http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2017/01/24/amazon-looks-to-east-metro-for-a-second.html Does anybody have any free trials left this month to reveal where this is being discussed? Eagan? Main Info: Searching for land to bu...
by HiawathaGuy
January 18th, 2017, 8:53 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Southside - General Topics
Replies: 768
Views: 85686

Re: Southside - General Topics

So about Venn Brewing (rumored for Oaks Station Place)...how current are those rumors? Their social media pages are awfully quiet (p much silent since Jan. 2016) I heard it directly from CM Johnson that a brewery was interested, but how sure are we it's these Venn guys? A friend who is close to the...
by HiawathaGuy
December 19th, 2016, 4:21 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 3921
Views: 310941

Re: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)

Trump has also selected a Transportation Secretary who has a track record of both roads and transit. Granted, she can certainly have a new agenda under President Trump, but I'm at least thankful that she has experience. Unlike many of the other cabinet posts. But ultimately, it doesn't matter what t...
by HiawathaGuy
December 19th, 2016, 2:16 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP Airport
Replies: 1121
Views: 123339

Re: MSP Airport

Airport hotel tower crane is now up.
by HiawathaGuy
December 12th, 2016, 2:07 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Southside - General Topics
Replies: 768
Views: 85686

Re: Southside - General Topics

I too agree that there should be a coffee shop at 34th and 46th. I think it's close enough to the Blue Line stop that it could get some of that morning walkshed traffic, but it's more "neighborhoody" than the Oaks Station Place. And I have no idea how that Oaks Station Place storefront will fill wi...
by HiawathaGuy
December 9th, 2016, 1:17 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Southside - General Topics
Replies: 768
Views: 85686

Re: Southside - General Topics

I too agree that there should be a coffee shop at 34th and 46th. I think it's close enough to the Blue Line stop that it could get some of that morning walkshed traffic, but it's more "neighborhoody" than the Oaks Station Place. And I have no idea how that Oaks Station Place storefront will fill wi...
by HiawathaGuy
November 10th, 2016, 2:51 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Neighborhood
Replies: 910
Views: 127896

Re: North Loop Neighborhood

Not sure if this belongs here, or in general Minneapolis thread:

Pryes Brewing opening brewery and taproom near North Loop
http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/n ... -near.html
by HiawathaGuy
November 10th, 2016, 2:49 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: 200 Central - Alatus Tower (Washburn-McReavy Site) 483' / 40 Stories
Replies: 677
Views: 84794

Re: 200 Central - Alatus Tower (Washburn-McReavy Site) 483' / 40 Stories

Condo developers push forward with big projects in Minneapolis http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2016/11/10/condo-developers-push-forward-with-big-projects-in.html *LOCKED* Of news to this thread: "Alatus will begin demolition next week in St. Anthony Main, where the firm is tearing down a...
by HiawathaGuy
November 8th, 2016, 2:18 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Foundry Mixed-Use Development - 115-125 1st St N, 128 2nd St N, 128 1st Av N
Replies: 39
Views: 4953

Re: Foundy Mixed-Use Development - 115-125 1st St N, 128 2nd St N, 128 1st Av N

Entity tied to Walgreens developer buys North Loop parking lot for mixed-use project http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2016/11/08/entity-tied-to-walgreens-developer-buys-north-loop.html Does this parking lot sale include these properties? It's the lot behind these buildings - and the build...
by HiawathaGuy
November 2nd, 2016, 4:03 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Mall of America Transit Station: Master Plan
Replies: 78
Views: 7970

Re: Mall of America Transit Station: Master Plan

I think if discussions want to be had about pie in the sky ideas - or unrealistic options - they belong elsewhere. I'm not opposed to having a forward thinking discussion - but it's tough to intermix the two. MOA owns the property to the east of the parking ramp, again. So I don't think any transit ...
by HiawathaGuy
November 2nd, 2016, 1:28 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Mall of America Transit Station: Master Plan
Replies: 78
Views: 7970

Re: Mall of America Transit Station: Master Plan

If the 28th Ave P&R had instead been built a block further west (at the corner of 82nd and 24th), the ground floor of the ramp could have served as the MOA's transit station, connected to the mall by skyway. That would cut off several minutes right there, and put a more reasonable distance between ...
by HiawathaGuy
November 2nd, 2016, 1:22 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Mall of America Transit Station: Master Plan
Replies: 78
Views: 7970

Re: Mall of America Transit Station: Master Plan

https://i.imgur.com/83ZjOCi.png There's all sorts of problems before the train leaves 28th Ave Station but the part between there and the mall seems the most egregious to me. Obviously the red line I drew would require a fair amount of work, I don't entirely understand the grading of everything her...

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