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Urban Land Magazine Highlights the Regional Council of Mayors and MN Mayors Together!

Minnesota Mayors Together Duluth Conversation, December 6, 2018. Pictured from left to right: Mayor Chuck Novak, Ely; Mayor Emily Larson, Duluth; Mayor Jake Spano, St. Louis Park; Mayor Jim Hovland, Edina; Mayor Bob Anderson, International Falls; Mayor Mike Maguire, Eagan; Mayor Ben Schierer, Fergus Falls; Mayor Elizabeth Kautz, Burnsville; Mayor Wayne Boucher, Hermantown; Mayor Rita Albrecht, Bemidji; Former Mayor Molly Cummings, Hopkins “ULI Minnesota Helping Mayors Bridge Rural-Urban Policy Divide” Minnesota’s urban and rural mayors are putting partisan politics aside and joining forces to find common ground on issues that include … Read More

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The City of St. Paul is looking for a Planning and Economic Development Student Intern!

St. Paul internship opportunity in Planning and Economic Development! To be eligible for an internship, you must be enrolled in an academic program.  Priority given to applications received by March 29. See internship posting here.  With questions, contact Kate Moen.

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The MN Shopping Center Association Invites ULI Members to their February 6th program at a discounted rate!

The Minnesota Shopping Center Association is Hosting a program February 6th: “U.S. Retail and eCommerce in the Post-Department Store Era” with Nick Egelanian, Founder & President of Siteworks Retail Real Estate Services. To get the discounted member rate of $35, use the code: ULI26. Click here to register.  Click here to see the flyer. 

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Watch highlights from Dr. Tiffany Manuel’s Keynote Presentation at the ULI MN/RCM 10th Annual Housing Summit: Adapting to Change

ULI MN’s 10th Annual Housing Summit featured Dr. Tiffany Manuel who outlined the key findings of her recent report: “You Don’t Have to Live Here: Why Housing Messages are Backfiring and 10 Things We Can Do About It”. She noted that now is the time for adaptive leadership and for taking on the challenge of building public will in support of housing affordability. She shared successful strategies to engage people in conversations about the need for adequate housing for all, ways to clearly communicate how important the availability of housing is on our local economy, and … Read More

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The Twin Cities YMCA is looking for a Real Estate Director!

The Twin Cities YMCA is looking for a Real Estate Director to implement real estate plans and strategies related to the YMCA’s new and existing assets to ensure strong performance and to meet strategic goals for the Association. The incumbent works with the Sr. Director of New Development, Chief Real Estate Officer, Director of Enterprise Architecture, Director of Enterprise Construction and the Real Estate Development committee of the General Board. The primary duties  include leading real estate transactions under the direction of the Sr. Director of New Development. The YMCA has … Read More

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The City of St. Paul, MN DPED has an entry-level opening on the planning team!

The City of Saint Paul, MN Department of Planning and Economic Development has an entry-level position open on our planning team. Core duties of the position include: Providing information on zoning regulations and review processes to the public. Processing zoning applications and coordinating site plan reviews. Coordinating the City subdivision review process, sending applications for various departments to review, organizing comments and drafting lot split approval letters. Conducting planning and zoning research. Creating maps using ESRI Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. Conducting environmental review research and documentation in accordance with … Read More

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The City of St. Paul is hiring a Senior City Planner!

The City of Saint Paul’s Department of Planning and Economic Development is seeking to hire a Senior City Planner. The team is dedicated to a holistic mission of building community wealth through business, housing, jobs, planning, financial and cultural assets. The successful candidate will contribute to a skilled team and demonstrate a passion for serving the community. They have a current need for candidates with strength in housing policy and environmental review processes.  The posting is open through 4:30 pm, January 2, 2019. See more details here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stpaul/jobs/2280301/senior-city-planner  

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A Call for Adaptive Leadership and Collective Action: ULI MN’s 10th Annual Housing Summit

What a fantastic conversation at ULI Minnesota’s 10th Annual Housing Summit! Keynote speaker Tiffany Manuel, PhD from Enterprise Community Partners spoke about how adaptive leadership can embrace housing solutions and offered tools to inspire collective action. Panel moderator Colleen Carey and panelists Janne Kimberly Flisrand, John Breitinger, Mayor-Elect Maria Regan Gonzalez, and City Council President Lisa Peterson Bender then discussed the various ways they are working to move the needle. Read the UrbanLand feature here: https://urbanland.uli.org/economy-markets-trends/changing-the-narrative-on-affordable-housing-in-the-twin-cities/    

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ULI Minnesota’s Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDi) featured in Finance & Commerce!

ULI MN chair Jean Kane, REDi co-chair Alex Frank, and senior director Aubrey Albrecht were featured in this Finance & Commerce Article for their work on ULI MN’s Real Estate Diversity Initiative. We can’t wait to kick off another great year of this program in January! Read the full article here.

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Minnesota Housing Partnership Seeks a Community Development Manager!

MHP is searching for a Community Development Manager to lead capacity-building work plans, facilitate Housing and Native Institute teams, and coordinate the work of other staff and sub-recipients in order to advance economic, community, and affordable housing development for rural and Native Communities. Please email resume and cover letter, with “Community Development Manager” in the subject line, to: LoriBrandtHR@gmail.com by 11/02/18 for first round consideration. For a full job description, click here.   

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