Studies from other cities supports loop in downtown Saint Paul

The potential loss of on-street parking and its economic impact has been the top concern expressed by downtown Saint Paul businesses regarding the proposed downtown Loop.  While this concern may seem legitimate, recent studies don’t support its validity.  Several cities

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City Council passes historic citywide bike plan, advancing Mayor Chris Coleman’s 8 to 80 vision

City Council passes historic citywide bike plan, advancing Mayor Chris Coleman’s 8 to 80 vision  Bike blueprint will build on largest bike infrastructure investment in city history  SAINT PAUL – The City Council today adopted the Saint Paul Bicycle Plan

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City of Saint Paul to begin Kellogg Boulevard reconstruction project in April

SAINT PAUL – More than 80 years after its construction, the City of Saint Paul Public Works Department is reconstructing Kellogg Boulevard from Market Street to Wabasha Street. The $12 million reconstruction project is anticipated to last from early April through November

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BOMA Retail Survey a First

Greater Saint Paul Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) announced the completion of a survey on retail space in downtown Saint Paul.  Joe Spartz, President of BOMA, made the announcement at the Downtown Saint Paul Development Summit, hosted by the Minnesota

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St. Paul Makes Top Ten in Best Cities To Live In If You’re 35 And Under

There are lots of ways to determine the best cities for millennials — our 35-and-under generation is one of aspiring young professionals, exuberant happiness seekers and even confused first-time homeowners. While many lists zoom in on one of these aspects,

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Retail revival in apartments

By: Frank Jossi December 23, 2014 7:05 am The once-vacant skyway level of the Pioneer Endicott apartment building in downtown St. Paul has brightened up considerably with the arrival of two new tenants — an artisan chocolate maker and a

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What kind of parking policy is good for downtown St. Paul?

What will downtown parking look like?  Check out the MinnPost article to find out.  

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St. Paul Xcel Energy Center gets world-first sustainability rating

Pioneer Press POSTED:   12/04/2014 12:01:00 AM CST UPDATED:   12/04/2014 08:36:21 PM CST The Xcel Energy Center and RiverCentre are certified in three major international sustainability standards, making the downtown St. Paul complex the first in the world to

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Developers partnering with startup to fill retail spaces

West Side Flats turns to Hoodstarter to fill vacant retail. See this Finance & Commerce article on the creative approach West Side Flats is using to identify potential retail tenants.  

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Ramsey County Board to Consider Proposal for the Removal of Jail and Government Center West

The Ramsey County Board will discuss on Tuesday a proposal for the removal of two vacant buildings; the former Ramsey County Government Center West and the former Ramsey County Adult Detention Center.  In September, the Board directed County staff to

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