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Register to hear Daniel Parolek’s presentation on Missing Middle Housing – September 26th!

Daniel Parolek, Opticos Design, will present Wednesday, September 26th on Missing Middle Housing at the MN History Center. 5:30-7:00 Registration and Cocktail Hour 7:00-8:00 Presentation Event organized by AIA St. Paul and AARP Minnesota. See the flier for more information on event and registration. 

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Registration Now Open for the Climate Smart Cities Exchange September 11th and 12th!

Join the City of Saint Paul, Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the Danish Trade Council in North America, and Nordic City Solutions Initiative for a two-day exchange in Saint Paul, Minnesota. September 11th, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. September 12th, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Topics featured during the exchange will include smart grid, district energy, stormwater systems, and collaboration with investors. Day 1: Day one presentations will highlight East Metro sustainability projects and the resiliency associated with those projects – … Read More

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RFP from the City of Eden Prairie – Workforce Housing & Innovation Center

City of Eden Prairie, MN announces Request for Proposals (RFP) for a workforce housing and innovation center mixed-use development. The City is seeking proposals from qualified developers to purchase and develop a 3.97-acre parcel that the City is acquiring from Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The intent is to creation a mixed-use development that integrates housing, retail, and office uses within the same structure with first level co-working/shared office space and supporting uses such as micro-brewery/taproom, distillery, coffee shop or café. Upper levels include rental housing with a minimum of … Read More

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Registration Open for the 2018 EcoDistricts Summit on October 17 & 18!

The annual Summit is the world’s only conference dedicated to neighborhood- and district-scale sustainability.  The Minneapolis-St. Paul EcoDistricts Summit in October features a fantastic lineup of speakers, panelists and advisers who will help unpack key challenges, opportunities, and diverse approaches to neighborhood and district-scale development in Minneapolis-St. Paul and beyond. The summit includes a bonus research forum, world-class practitioner speakers, diverse project case studies, expert-driven implementation skills sessions, and hands on mobile tours! ULI members can register using the code VA1820 for a 20% discount off all ticket prices! Event information … Read More

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Saint Paul Planning and Economic Development and Housing Project Manager Positions Posted!

The City of Saint Paul seeks project managers at all three levels on their Economic Development and Housing teams!  If any interested candidates have questions about which level they should be applying for, contact Kate Moen at  kate.moen@ci.stpaul.mn.us Project Manager: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stpaul/jobs/2179490/project-manager?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Senior Project Manager: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stpaul/jobs/2177196/senior-project-manager?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Principal Project Manager: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stpaul/jobs/2177178/principal-project-manager?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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Deadline Extended for 2018 MN Climate Adaptation Award Applications!

Through implementing green building practices and facilitating a shift to healthier, more livable communities, land use and built environment professionals play a lead role in protecting our communities against the impacts of climate change. Celebrate your work or recognize a colleague —apply for a 2018 MN Climate Adaptation Award! The Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership (MCAP) is seeking nominations to recognize achievements in leadership, education, research, policies, or practices that improve resilience and advance climate adaptation in Minnesota. They strongly encourage you to submit a nomination to recognize exemplary work by … Read More

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Minnesota Housing Partnership is seeking a Grants and Contract Officer!

The Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP) is  searching for a Grants and Contracts Officer to join their finance department. The primary responsibility for this role is maintaining grant records that comply with federal rules and generally accepted accounting practices. See more details here.  To apply, email resume and cover letter, with “Grants and Contracts Officer” in the subject line, to LoriBrandtHR@gmail.com by 09/14/18 for first round consideration.

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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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