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City of Saint Paul Seeks Grants Compliance Specialist

The City of Saint Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development seeks to hire a Grants Compliance Specialist. This role will be responsible for performing work in the administration, coordination and oversight of Federal, state and local grants including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). This role will be responsible for: Overseeing city department and sub-recipient compliance with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other grantor regulations Monitoring department and sub-recipient use of funds to ensure compliance with Federal and other grantor regulations Developing … Read More

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City of Minneapolis Seeks Senior Project Coordinator

Help grow the Minneapolis economy for everyone. Have an impact on the economic prosperity of our community. Use your skills to achieve results for the City as a Senior Project Coordinator in Business Development. The Business Development group of the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) helps businesses to start, stay, and grow in the city. This position will coordinate commercial real estate development projects, assist businesses expanding in the City, support the vitality of commercial districts, and facilitate investment into our communities.  The job offers someone the … Read More

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City of Saint Paul Seeks Principal City Planner

The City of Saint Paul’s Department of Planning and Economic Development is seeking to hire a Principal City Planner to join a team that is passionate about building a vibrant and dynamic Saint Paul by leveraging the strengths of a diverse urban core city. Information about this position: This is an exciting opportunity to plan for public systems, guide neighborhood and business developments, and facilitate the creation of healthy communities as  Saint Paul continues to grow and change into the future. The Principal City Planner will be a part of … Read More

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RFP for the Cold Storage Site at 325 Blake Road in Hopkins

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD), as owner, and the City of Hopkins (City), as a partner, are requesting qualifications to develop a transit-oriented neighborhood on the current Hopkins Cold Storage site at 325 Blake Road in Hopkins, Minnesota.  This rare 17-acre site features the natural beauty of Minnehaha Creek, direct access to Blake Road and the Cedar Lake Regional Trail, and adjacency to both the Blake Road Station on the Green Line Extension and the newly-reimagined Cottageville Park. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District purchased 325 Blake Road in 2011 … Read More

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12th Annual Economic Outlook Program Presentation

View Brian Beaulieu’s presentation from 11.15.17 here.

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Ramsey County Riverfront Properties – Request for Development Interest Released

Earlier this week, Ramsey County released a Request for Development Interest for the Ramsey County Riverfront Properties.  The County seeks end-user buyers, developers or development teams with the ability, credentials, financial means and experience to purchase and develop this unique 4.77 acre site located in downtown Saint Paul and realize the vision for this site.    Responders who have an interest in the Riverfront Properties should submit a statement of interest.  No specific deadlines are proposed in the RDI – subsequent actions will occur depending on the availability and suitability … Read More

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ULI Minnesota Hosts UrbanPlan for 55 Public Officials in Edina

On October 13th, ULI Minnesota held its first UrbanPlan for Public Officials workshop in Edina at Braemar Golf Course. Twenty ULI member-volunteers led 55 Edina elected and appointed officials, neighborhood reps, and community leaders in the daylong session. UrbanPlan for Public Officials workshops help local decision makers  learn more about the fundamental forces that shape and affect the built environment and the important leadership roles that elected and appointed officials play in the real estate development process. Local District Councils like ULI MN facilitate the program with coordination and support from ULI National staff. … Read More

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Minnesota NAHRO Symposium: Nov. 14 or 17

The 2017 Minnesota NAHRO Redevelopment Symposium has a lot packed into one day! Delve into the nuts and bolts of redevelopment with Minnesota experts who will examine the importance,, value,, and procedures for redevelopment in communities, both big and small. Comprised of five sessions including: Attracting Redevelopment — The Importance of Local Leadership & Vision Getting the Deal Done — Financing Tools & Requirements Getting the Deal Done — Legal Nuts & Bolts for Redevelopment Putting the Redevelopment Puzzle Together Approved for 5 AICP CM credits Stay afterwards for our … Read More

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Minnesota Mayors Together Launches in Bemidji

On October 11-12, thirteen mayors, including five members of the Regional Council of Mayors, gathered in Bemidji, MN for the first of a series of conversations across the state. This initiative is aimed at breaking down the urban/rural divide by bringing Minnesota mayors together in conversation to build trust. Its purpose is to shift a negative culture, not to build a structure. CHECK OUT THE MAP!

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28th Annual CTS Transportation Research Conference on 11/2

The Center for Transportation Studies will host its 28th annual Transportation Research Conference on November 2nd at the Commons Hotel on the University of Minnesota campus. Check out the 2017 conference website: 28th Annual CTS Transportation Research Conference   About the Conference The annual conference convenes researchers and practitioners from Minnesota and the Upper Midwest to highlight new learning, emerging ideas, and the latest innovations in transportation. Attendees will learn about research findings, implementation efforts, and engagement activities related to a variety of transportation topics. Registration and Cost Register online … Read More

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