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Life Time CEO's lifestyle center plan returns to Chanhassen commission

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

By: Dan DeBaun

Published: May 15, 2017

Avienda, a nearly 120-acre mixed-used development in Chanhassen backed by Life Time Fitness CEO Bahram Akradi, will return to the city on Tuesday for public comments.

Just Sold: Launch Properties adds projects in Woodbury

Finance & Commerce

By: Anne Bretts

Published: Feb 24, 2017

Editor’s note: “Just Sold” is a Finance & Commerce feature based on certificates of real estate value recently filed for commercial transactions and significant residential transactions in Twin Cities counties.

Site acquired for first Portillo's eatery in Minnesota

Finance & Commerce

By: Hank Long

Published: Dec 12, 2016

Launch Properties has paid $4.55 million for Woodbury site near a Cabela's store and the former State Farm campus to build a popular Chicago eatery known for Italian beef and hot dogs.

Launch Properties hires developer Scott Moe

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

By: Sam Black

Published: May 6, 2016

Veteran Twin Cities real estate developer Scott Moe has joined Minneapolis-based Launch Properties as senior vice president. He will oversee development of industrial, retail and health care projects.

Neighborhood hears update on L&H Station

Finance & Commerce

By: Cali Owings

Published: Feb 9, 2015

More than 150 people attended a neighborhood meeting about the mixed-use social services hub and residential project pitched for 2225 E. Lake Street near the Blue Line light rail in Minneapolis.

Just Sold: Launch Park partners pay $3.7 million for Rogers site

Finance & Commerce

By: Anne Bretts

Published: Dec 26, 2014

A joint venture between Launch Properties and Greenfield Partners has closed on a $3.67 million deal to acquire and develop the site for the new Launch Park Rogers, a nearly 32-acre master planned industrial park approved for construction in the spring.

Hennepin County moving forward on L&H site

Finance & Commerce

By: Cali Owings

Published: Oct 30, 2014

Hennepin County hopes to break ground this spring on a new regional office complex and social services hub on one of the largest transit-oriented development sites in Minneapolis near the Blue line.

Minneapolis school board OKs sale of Lake Street building for redevelopment

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

By: Dirk DeYoung

Published: May 28, 2014

The Minneapolis School Board Tuesday night approved selling a building at Hiawatha and Lake Street in Minneapolis to Hennepin County for $8 million, a site that will eventually be redeveloped for housing and retail.

St. Paul: Business climate matters if you care about home taxes

Twin Cities Pioneer Press

By: Editorials

Published: Apr 8, 2014

Homeowners who might wonder why we pound the drum here so hard on behalf of a strong business climate need look no further than their property tax bills.

Proposal to transform LRT stop at Lake and Hiawatha get's warm reception

Startribune

By: Eric Roper

Published: Apr 4, 2014

A proposal to build the first mixed-use transit village along the Hiawatha light rail line -- featuring apartments, offices, retail and a public market -- received a largely warm reception from a packed community meeting Thursday night.