Research Center - Minneapolis-St. Paul

  • Yardi Matrix: Twin Cities, Millennial Hotspot

    As an emerging Millennial hotspot boasting strong wage gains and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area is becoming increasingly attractive to multifamily investors.

    14 December 2016 08:10
  • Yardi Matrix: Fueling the Twin Cities Economy

    Multifamily Summer Report 2016: As a regional hotspot with strong employment gains and a relatively low cost of living, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area's multifamily market is bustling with activity.

    19 July 2016 06:11
  • Rosemount Selects Vacant ADC 2 Building in Shakopee for Engineering and Manufacturing Plant

    After announcing its interest in the 60-acre ADC site in Shapokee last year, Rosemount Inc., a division of Emerson Process Management, has now announced that it has selected the vacant ADC 2 building as the home of its new engineering and manufacturing plant.

    17 June 2013 04:29
  • Normandale Lake Office Park Sells for $268M

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The Normandale Lake Office Park, a five-building complex located in Bloomington, was acquired by an affiliate of Chicago-based Equity Group Investments. Situated on 23 acres of land at the southwest corner of I-494 and Highway 100 in the Southwest suburb of Bloomington, the 1.7 million-square-foot Class A office complex features [...]

    10 September 2012 20:11
  • Opus to Build New Office Building for Xcel Energy at Nicollet Mall

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The Opus Development Corporation has announced plans to build a 212,000-square-foot office building in downtown Minneapolis. The nine-story building will be built for Xcel Energy on the southeast corner of Fourth Street and the Nicollet Mall. The site is currently a private parking ramp which was built in the 1960s. [...]

    25 June 2012 19:32
  • Zeller Realty Secures Refinancing for LaSalle Plaza

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Chicago-based Zeller Realty has secured refinancing for LaSalle Plaza from a unit of Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, U.S. Bank Commercial Real Estate. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal reports the loan is estimated to be worth around $92 million. Located at 800 [...]

    29 May 2012 05:24
  • Real Estate Recycling Plans Green Office Project in Downtown Minneapolis

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Minneapolis developer Paul Hyde, a principal with Real Estate Recycling, plans to construct a two-story office building at 1016 Marquette Ave., the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal reports. Real Estate Recycling acquired the existing 1931 single-story building from local developer Larry Abdo on April 2 for $825,000. The design [...]

    23 April 2012 04:01
  • Paragon Plans 400,000-Square-Foot Outlet Shopping Center in Cedar Grove

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Paragon Outlet Partners L.L.C. has presented to the Eagan Economic Development Authority a preliminary concept plan for a new upscale outlet shopping center in Cedar Grove. The Baltimore-based developer proposes a project that would feature between 90 and 100 high-end outlet stores on approximately 35 acres of land. With more [...]

    10 April 2012 05:14
  • Vikings Stadium Plan Receives Majority Support from City Council

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The latest Minnesota Vikings stadium plan is now backed by a majority of the Minneapolis city council, the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal reports. The development was announced by Gov. Mark Dayton; Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, City Council President Barb Johnson and six other council members posted online letters [...]

    03 April 2012 07:46
  • Shakopee City Council Approves Economic Development Incentives

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Shakopee City is set to welcome two new companies that will bring hundreds of jobs to town after the city council approved economic development incentives for SanMar Corp. and Trystar Inc., the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal reports. SanMar Corp., an imprintable-clothing supplier, will invest $35 million to build [...]

    20 March 2012 13:02
  • Inland Real Estate Expands Portfolio

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Inland Real Estate Corp. announced the acquisition of two retail properties in the Minneapolis market. IRC, through a joint venture with PGGM, bought Silver Lake Village, a grocery-anchored community center situated in the dense urban inner-tier suburb of St. Anthony. The center has a total of 159,303 square feet of [...]

    05 March 2012 15:18
  • W.P. Carey Closes on BCBS Portfolio Sale-Leaseback

    By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has sold its six-building headquarters campus in Eagan to investment firm W.P. Carey & Co. The New York-based investment management company announced closing on sale-leaseback financing with the entity through CPA:17 – Global, a publicly held non-traded REIT affiliate. The transaction also included [...]

    14 February 2012 06:44