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Joe Minicozzi Presents Urban3’s Research to The Regional Council of Mayors and Advisory Council

At the June meeting, Joe Minicozzi presented Urban3’s land economics modeling research in Minneapolis and the surrounding metro area to the Regional Council of Mayors and the Advisory Committee. Click the link below to check out the meeting notes and presentation slides: Regional Council of Mayors Meeting Notes June 2018

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Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development’s Housing Department is hiring!

Senior Project Coordinators underwrite loan requests, manage and implement programs, and coordinate multifamily housing development activity according to City goals and policies. Newly created Supervisor position will work in close partnership with the work unit Manager to lead the development and continuous improvement of multifamily programs, including managing the City’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Housing Revenue Bond programs. Senior Project Coordinator – Housing Division Supervisor, CPED Project Coordination Applications open until June 22!

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Saint Paul Seeks a Housing Director

The City of Saint Paul, Minnesota is seeking a Housing Director to play a key role in shaping our diverse, urban community and its future. We are looking for a talented, innovative leader to guide a team of highly-skilled, committed housing professionals.  The Housing Division of the Department of Planning and Economic Development works to ensure access to quality housing for all Saint Paul residents. The team finances multifamily and single-family housing construction and renovations, provides foreclosure prevention counseling, supports homelessness prevention and shelter services, and informs housing policy decisions. … Read More

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Call for Leadership! Join a Young Leaders Group Subcommittee.

The ULI Minnesota Young Leaders Group (YLG) is a forum for young professionals and students under age 35 in the Minnesota real estate community that offers unique opportunities for connecting with peers and exposure to senior real estate and land use professionals. The YLG is led by an Executive Committee of rising industry leaders, and we are seeking new contributors for the four subcommittees that will plan and execute the YLG’s programs and events for the 2018-2019 year. Participation in the YLG subcommittees is a pathway to the becoming an Executive Committee member; … Read More

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EcoDistricts Foundations Course + Workshop

To Register Click Here!  The EcoDistricts Foundation Course will immerse attendees in the approach and tools to create EcoDistricts, a unique standard for urban and community development that puts equity, resilience, and climate protection at the heart of every decision. This course is for planners, architects, developers, community development professionals, and municipal leaders seeking to advance their skills, apply the EcoDistricts standard, and/or become an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional. What you’ll Learn Gain an in-depth overview of EcoDistricts Certified — the world’s first comprehensive framework to guide urban and community development — … Read More

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RCM Executive Committee Member Mayor Mike Maguire Discusses the Economic Imperative of Housing Affordability

As part of the release of GREATER MSP’s 2018 Regional Indicators Dashboard, Regional Council of Mayors Executive Committee member and Mayor of Eagan, Mike Maguire, appeared in a video to make the case for the critical importance of addressing housing affordability for the economic competitiveness of the MSP region. Mayor Maguire has also been representing the RCM as an ex-officio member of the Governor’s Task Force on Housing with support from ULI Minnesota’s Cathy Bennett. The task force is charged with evaluating existing housing strategies and developing innovative new solutions to secure Minnesota’s … Read More

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Saint Paul Seeks Planning Director

The City of Saint Paul is seeking a Planning Director to play a key role in shaping our diverse, urban community and its future. The City is looking for a talented, innovative professional to lead a team of highly-skilled, committed planners and historic preservationists. Saint Paul is nationally known for its progressive planning and citizen engagement system. Candidates should have insights into maximizing the city’s assets for building broad-based community wealth, including diverse populations, a growing downtown, an emerging multi-modal transit system, strong government and non-profit partnerships, and natural features … Read More

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ULI Minnesota Is Hiring! Join Our Team and Make an Impact.

ULI MN seeks an Associate to join our dynamic and collaborative team and become an integral contributor to our work. We are seeking an energetic team player who will think critically, identify opportunities for improvement, and deliver results through a commitment to excellence. This role offers the Associate an opportunity to explore, learn, make connections to a growing network of experienced real estate/land use professionals and public officials, and contribute meaningfully to regional issues. Primary responsibilities include engaging with our members and volunteers to carry out our mission, provide critical … Read More

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Inver Grove Heights seeks Community Development Director

The City of Inver Grove Heights seeks a dynamic Community Development Director for the overall management of department operations and staff engaged in the functions of planning, zoning, building inspections, economic development, redevelopment, housing and environmental services.   Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business, or closely related area and at least 7 years management experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) overseeing planning, zoning, environmental, building inspection and community development programs; including at least 2 years of directly responsible economic development experience (e.g. director … Read More

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City of Edina Seeks Affordable Housing Development Manager

The City of Edina is excited to announce that it is actively looking to hire an Affordable Housing Development Manager position to join their Community Development Team! If you or someone you know is interested please have them apply on the City of Edina website at the link below. Affordable Housing Development Manager Position Description As part of the Community Development Division, the Affordable Housing Project Manager works as a member of the Edina Housing Foundation and, with limited supervision, will be responsible for performing specialized and complex assignments in … Read More

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