“Central Avenue has come far over the last ten years”, according to Amy Fields, General Manager of the Eastside Food Co-op, as featured in the Star Tribune last Sunday. Click here to read more about the Co-op’s renovations and the impact it will have on its commun
The Eastside Food Cooperative broke ground on Monday, August 17, 2015 for its site expansion in the Northeast Minneapolis neighborhood. This expansion is expected to create 20 new jobs for the Co-op and to be completed by January 2016. Click here to read more about this exciting new addition!
Landon Group’s own Katya Pilling was featured in Star Tribune’s article on urban farming in vacant city lots around the Twin Cities. Click here to read more about the thought processes behind and the benefits of these recent developments.
Landon Group client East Side Foods is one of Foodtank’s “10 Amazing Food Co-ops Across America.” Click here to read more!
Landon Group client Dean Rose thanks Governor Dayton for his commitment to $1.2M in deferred loans for the Broadway Flats development at the Minnesota Housing Finance Authority awards ceremony.
Broadway Flats is a joint project by Rose Development and Lupe Development at the corner of avenues Penn and Broadway in North Minneapolis. The development will combine commercial space with affordable housing and will have a catalytic affect for further developments in an area that was devastated by a tornado in 2011.
The Commons @ Penn affordable housing complex broke ground last Tuesday, September 30, 2014. This project by Building Blocks is scheduled to be completed by mid-2015. Click here to read the full article with KSTP news.
“Devean George’s story of a hometown boy returning to his hood to do good is inspiring and hopefully will inspire others to do the same,” said Council Member Blong Yang in an article posted by InsightNews; click here to read more.
We are excited about the progress of this development!
Former NBA player, Devean George, founder of Building Blocks, along with Wes Butler of Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) interviewed with WCCO Radio on The John Williams show to talk about the Commons @ Penn Avenue project and its impact on the community. Click here to listen to the podcast!
Substantial progress on the Wirth Cooperative Grocery is being made with the help of Landon Group’s Katya Pilling as project manager; a site location and development partner are en route. Click here to read more!
All of us at Landon Group are very proud to be a part of this exciting new development in North Minneapolis. Please watch the video, give, and spread the word!