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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 Hired for Construction of Regatta Condominium Building in Wayzata

Posted by Jay Corn (Editor) , August 04, 2013 at 09:41 PM Lake Minnetonka Patch The “Regatta” will be located above the street level of the Plaza Block as part of the mixed-use master plan and will offer luxury condominium homes. BohLand Development, owned by Steven Bohl,

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Weis Builders Constructs First LEED certified Multifamily Building in City of St. Paul

Weis Builders constructs the first Multifamily housing building built to USGBC’s LEED certification standards in the city of St. Paul – The Penfield!

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Penfield Construction On Schedule

Posted: 3:29 pm Fri, August 2, 2013 By Chris Newmarker, Finance & Commerce Construction on the Penfield, a 254 market-rate rental housing development at 101 E. 10th St. in St. Paul, is on schedule so that the first residents can move in at the end of November, according

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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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US Labor Department’s OSHA establishes safety and health partnership with Weis Builders for Illinois State University Cardinal Court project in Normal

Region 5 News Release: 11-1173-CHI Aug. 11, 2011 Contact: Scott Allen, Rhonda Burke Phone: 312-353-6976, 312-353-6976 Email: allen.scott@dol.gov burke.rhonda@dol.gov NORMAL, Ill. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Illinois Onsite Safety and Health Consultation Program have established a partnership with Weis

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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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First units complete at Chicago’s Lake Park Crescent

(Chicago, IL) General Contractor, Weis Builders completes five low rise buildings at Lake Park Crescent. The $44 million redevelopment encompasses more than 2 city blocks. These initial 24 units are located at the South end of the property, on the corner of Lake Park and Bowen Avenue.

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