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by ord2msp
November 29th, 2016, 1:42 am
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: Washington, D.C.
Replies: 35
Views: 3522

Re: Washington, D.C.

This video touches on recent development activity occurring throughout the city.

Notable tidbits: 1+ million SF of retail under construction right now, population has grown over 11% since 2010 Census. Wow!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ES7Xnxk0Ny8
by ord2msp
October 31st, 2016, 9:49 pm
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: San Francisco
Replies: 39
Views: 7560

Re: San Francisco

Brief update on the housing shortage and recent development activity in SF. Quick summary of projects underway in SF. Over $50 billion in new development currently underway. http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/datacenter/crane-watch-san-francisco-sf-construction-projects.html The San Francisco B...
by ord2msp
February 1st, 2016, 2:11 pm
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: Miami
Replies: 29
Views: 3506

Re: Miami

Brickell CityCenter Swire Properties, based out of Hong Kong, is undertaking a $1.05 billion , 9.1 acre mixed-use development in the heart of the Financial District Downtown Miami called Brickell CityCenter. http://brickellcitycentreconnect.com/ Project Highlights: -520,000 sq ft shopping center -1...
by ord2msp
August 16th, 2015, 11:59 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Prime Place - 117 27th Ave SE
Replies: 24
Views: 6287

117 27th Ave SE

Proposal for a five-story, 215-unit apartment building on the site of an existing dilapidated industrial building and former rail right-of-way. If things go according to plan, they will start a two-phased construction come Spring 2016. This property has a quite challenging shape to develop. Headed t...
by ord2msp
August 11th, 2015, 10:43 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: 815 13th Ave SE Apartments Additions
Replies: 5
Views: 1407

815 13th Ave SE Apartments Additions

CPM proposes to renovate an existing drab multi-family residence with a series of new additions. This is an interesting reuse of the existing structure. You can find renderings, etc. in the staff report. It's located across the street from another recently completed CPM project, "The Rail" apartment...
by ord2msp
May 18th, 2015, 7:13 pm
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: Seattle
Replies: 46
Views: 4705

Re: Seattle

Yeah, I sometimes wonder if Seattle is headed for a big fall when the next tech bubble burst happens. They lost Boeing, right? It feels like a monoculture is developing there but obviously I'm missing a lot of information. One advantage the Twin Cities has is that food will always be necessary. Sea...
by ord2msp
April 27th, 2015, 9:59 pm
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: Seattle
Replies: 46
Views: 4705

Re: Seattle

The rapid pace and scale of new development in Seattle is really amazing. I was just there last week and walked away quite impressed with the number of highrises under construction. They've also done an overall great job with making sure the new development downtown adheres to strong urban design pr...
by ord2msp
April 26th, 2015, 11:02 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Elan Uptown
Replies: 422
Views: 51604

Re: Elan Uptown (all phases) - 2837 Emerson Ave

FISHMANPET wrote:Is "Elan" some kind of national brand? There's an "Elan Union Station" apartment I saw here in Denver.
Greystar uses the "Elan" name for apartments in many cities that have high quality finishes, etc.

http://www.elanapts.com/about.php
by ord2msp
April 6th, 2015, 8:41 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: University of Minnesota - General Topics
Replies: 550
Views: 81829

Re: University of Minnesota - General Topics & Development M

The former Riverside Imports (look at all those Car2go's!): https://www.google.com/maps/@44.969258,-93.244978,3a,75y,234.34h,93.07t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sQyENAIYOGIxnDWw1Tm1FGg!2e0 Hopefully it'd be less imposing than the Carlson's building across the street. Let's hope they do a better job addressin...
by ord2msp
April 6th, 2015, 8:30 pm
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: New York City
Replies: 129
Views: 13739

Re: New York City

Quirky design for a new hotel project in Williamsburg, aptly named The William Vale.

http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2015/04/0 ... w_name.php

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by ord2msp
October 14th, 2014, 11:16 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Rumors: A Historical Record of Mystery
Replies: 1110
Views: 81660

Re: Rumors!

A friend of mine who works for a local architecture firm mentioned that Hines issued an RFP for an office building adjacent to Dock Street Flats.
by ord2msp
September 3rd, 2014, 5:17 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Southside - General Topics
Replies: 944
Views: 122434

Re: Southside - General Topics

There's an agenda item listed on the Lyndale Neighborhood Association's Housing, Planning & Development Committee meeting regarding a potential development at the Champions site on Blaisdell & Lake. Unfortunately, I can't make it. Has anyone heard anything about this?
by ord2msp
August 12th, 2014, 12:01 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Gold Line BRT (Gateway Corridor)
Replies: 390
Views: 55163

Re: Gateway Corridor

According to the Gateway Corridor documents I-94 East was one of the poorest performing MnPass corridors in a MnDOT study. Additionally, managed lanes are ineligible for FTA funding. Managed lanes are be eligible for FTA funding under MAP-21 given certain requirements being met that I cannot quite ...
by ord2msp
July 31st, 2014, 11:13 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Gold Line BRT (Gateway Corridor)
Replies: 390
Views: 55163

Re: Gateway Corridor

Woodbury is such a blank slate when it comes to transit -- there isn't much service to/from the city except for a few park-and-rides. I think they really ought to be looking at starting up a whole network of regular buses rather than trying to take the leap to a corridor -- especially since there i...
by ord2msp
July 31st, 2014, 9:17 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Neighborhood
Replies: 1009
Views: 159017

Re: North Loop Neighborhood

Nathan wrote:isn't the United properties project the target field station corner lot across from be the match?
Yes.
by ord2msp
June 20th, 2014, 1:32 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Days Inn Redevelopment (U of M)
Replies: 22
Views: 5806

Re: Days Inn Redevelopment (U of M)

Nothing new here, but the NAIOP University Challenge has this site as its competition. Teams from various Universities around the region (U of MN, Madison, SCSU, etc) pitch a development proposal, with a complete pro forma and financial plan, along with a mock design. I am on the U of MN team this ...
by ord2msp
May 28th, 2014, 10:00 pm
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: Chicago
Replies: 152
Views: 14456

Re: Chicago

Construction on a 504 unit, 60 story multi-family tower is reaching completion Downtown Chicago. OneEleven (111 W. Wacker) has a prime location on the Chicago River and has a refreshing sleek design. Appears to be a another great addition to a booming area. http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2014/05...
by ord2msp
April 25th, 2014, 9:49 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Third North - (800 Third Street North)
Replies: 109
Views: 25754

Re: Third North - (800 Third Street North)

I toured a couple of units yesterday. According to the sales agent, the building is approximately 65% occupied. While I enjoy the exterior design, the quality of the interior was disappointing. A lot of the finishes felt cheap. The development seemed "nice enough" overall, but I wouldn't personally ...
by ord2msp
March 18th, 2014, 11:32 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Satori Minneapolis (Broadway from Aldrich-Emerson)
Replies: 77
Views: 12587

Re: Satori (Broadway from Alrdrich-Emerson)

Does anyone know the funding behind this development? Were there any public subsidies?
by ord2msp
February 11th, 2014, 9:24 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Neighborhood
Replies: 1009
Views: 159017

Re: North Loop Neighborhood

Minneapolis Parking Meter Map, FYI

http://www2.mplsparking.com/CurrentMeterMap.pdf

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