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Millworks Lofts wins 100% Affordable Project of the Year

Millworks Lofts wins 100% Affordable Project of the Year

MILLWORKS LOFTS WIN 100% AFFORDABLE PROJECT OF THE YEAR! We are thrilled to announce that Millworks Lofts, a historic rehab project in Minneapolis, has won a 2018 Multifamily Executive Award for affordable housing. Many of the buildings unique historic features were preserved as part of the renovation, including the original

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Award Winning — Schmidt Artist Lofts

Award Winning — Schmidt Artist Lofts

Our Schmidt Artist Lofts in St. Paul, MN wins 2016 AIA Minnesota Affordable Housing Design Award! The “Brew House” and the “Bottling House” were refurbished into loft-style units with live-work space for artists. This historic renovation was over 400,000 square feet and 260 units. Very proud of

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Homewood Suites in Rochester is progressing nicely!

Homewood Suites in Rochester is progressing nicely!

Article published by MPR News Elizabeth Baier January 28, 2014 Mayo Clinic expansion fuels new hotel construction in Rochester On one of the coldest days of winter, construction workers Jack Sullivan and Jeremy Sommer used a crane to hoist a huge slab of concrete flooring for the

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Minneapolis officials explore uses for huge tunnel under Pillsbury A Mill

Article by: DON JACOBSON , Special to the Star Tribune Updated: August 1, 2013 – 5:37 PM As impressive as the historic Pillsbury A Mill is above ground, a big part of its history remains unseen below — a massive water tunnel with high, vaulted ceilings running

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Buzza Historic Lofts Selected as Historic Rehab Finalist

By Donna Kimura Affordable Housing Finance July/August 2013 The historic Buzza building served a wide variety of uses before finally becoming needed affordable housing in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood. Built in 1907, it was originally space for the Self-Threading Needle Co. and then the Craftacres Greeting Card Co.

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Weis Builders Completes Homewood Suites as Part of Mixed-Use Project

(Dallas, TX) General Contractor, Weis Builders has delivered a new Homewood Suites in Fort Worth, Texas. The $8.7 million hotel opened a month early and features a business center, meeting space, exercise room,exterior pool, sport court, and patio grilling area. Homewood Suites is part of a trio

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Transformation of Schmidt Brewery Underway

By: City of St. PaulJuly 8, 2013 The Schmidt Brewery on West Seventh Street has a long history in Saint Paul. It all started in 1855 when the Jacob Schmidt Brewing Company was founded. The company was once one of the largest employers in the city and

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Weis Builders Breaks Ground on Elan Uptown Phase II

Weis Builders Breaks Ground on Elan Uptown Phase II

By: Jim BuchtaStar Tribune June 28, 2013 A June construction boom in Minneapolis-St. Paul Growing consumer confidence. Bigger incomes. They’re the kind of things making life pretty sweet for Twin Cities homebuilders. Housing construction so far this year is up 23 percent from the same period in

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Weis Builders completes Buzza Historic Lofts ahead of schedule

From: RE Journals By: Dan Rafter June 5, 2013 Ensuring a new future for the Buzza building in Minneapolis The Buzza building in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis has had an interesting history, serving as the former home of such tenants as the U.S. Military, Minneapolis Public

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Weis Builders celebrates the official groundbreaking of Schmidt’s Artist Lofts

Pioneer Press By:  Frederick Melo January 30, 2013 St. Paul’s Schmidt Brewery renovation begins St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman joined developers Tuesday, Jan. 29, for an official groundbreaking at the historic Schmidt Brewery, a $100 million project to bring artist lofts and studios for yoga, dance, pottery,

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