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Midas Hospitality Opens Second Hotel in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

BROOKLYN PARK, MINN. — Midas Hospitality has opened a 107-room Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in Brooklyn Park, its second hotel within the city. The nearly 58,000-square-foot hotel is part of a $28 million development. The property includes suites with fully equipped kitchens designed for extended-stay use. Amenities include an indoor pool, meeting room, fitness area and patio. MC Hotel Construction served as the general

Upland Arranges $4.6M Sale of Retail Center in Waconia, Minnesota

WACONIA, MINN. — Upland Real Estate Group Inc. has arranged the sale of Waconia Crossing for $4.6 million. The newly constructed retail center is situated on Highway 5, approximately 35 miles southwest of Minneapolis. The sale includes a freestanding Dollar Tree and a property occupied by Starbucks, Sport Clips, AT&T and Qdoba for a total of 16,695 square feet. Keith Sturm, Deborah Vannelli and Amanda Leathers of Upland represented the seller. The buyer completed a 1031 …

A&G Realty Completes Auction of Several Properties Formerly Owned by The Bon-Ton Stores Inc.

ILLINOIS, IOWA AND MICHIGAN — Real estate advisory and brokerage firm A&G Realty Partners has announced the results of its Jan. 28 bankruptcy auction of the final department store properties formerly owned by The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. The stores, located in the Midwest, formerly operated under the Bergner’s Carson’s, Younkers, Elder-Beerman and Bon-Ton names. In Coralville, Iowa, a home furnishings retailer acquired the 98,458-square-foot Younkers at Coral Ridge Mall. Mall …

Norhart to Open 91-Unit Apartment Community in Forest Lake, Minnesota

FOREST LAKE, MINN. — Norhart has unveiled plans to open Encore Apartments, a 91-unit apartment community in Forest Lake, about 30 miles north of Minneapolis. The four-story property will be located at the corner of 4th Street and 11th Avenue. Amenities will include an Internet café, fitness center, sky lounge, community room, outdoor firepit and dog run. Prospective residents will be able to tour the apartment at their convenience through a mobile app. Residents will also be able to monitor …

Apple Hospitality REIT Acquires Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel in St. Paul for $31.7M

ST. PAUL, MINN. — Apple Hospitality REIT Inc. has acquired the 160-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Downtown St. Paul for $31.7 million. The property, which opened in November 2016, is located across the street from Xcel Energy Center and within five miles of the recently opened Allianz Field. Apple Hospitality acquired the asset from a subsidiary of Vista

Hanley Investment Group Brokers $8.2M Sale of Two-Tenant Retail Building in Edina, Minnesota

EDINA, MINN. — Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors has brokered the sale of a two-tenant retail building in Edina for $8.2 million. The newly constructed, 6,702-square-foot property is located at 3901 W. 70th St. E*Trade and Roti Modern Mediterranean restaurant occupy the building. Jeff Lefko and Bill Asher of Hanley represented the seller, OneCorp Real Estate. Jim Seabold of Coldwell Banker Burnet represented the buyer, a Denver-based private investor. The sales price represented a …

Dominium Breaks Ground on 180-Unit Affordable Housing Property in Minnesota

LEXINGTON, MINN. — Dominium has broken ground on Landings of Lexington, a 180-unit affordable housing property in Minnesota. The two-building property will include a clubhouse along Lovell Road and Lexington Avenue. Additional amenities include a fitness center, activity area for kids, storage lockers and outdoor obstacle course. Construction is slated for completion in spring 2020. Units will be restricted to residents earning up to 60 percent of the area median …

McGough Breaks Ground on 402-Unit Multifamily Development in Bloomington, Minnesota

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. — McGough has broken ground on The Fenley, a 402-unit apartment project at Bloomington Central Station in Minnesota. The project is the third multifamily development on the company’s 50-acre master-planned site. The Fenley is one of the first ground-up development projects to be built in Minnesota under the new Opportunity Zone tax program. Northwestern Mutual Life Co. provided debt financing. The property will have 10 percent of its units reserved for those who make 80 …

New Perspective Senior Living Acquires Facility in Minnetonka, Minnesota

MINNETONKA, MINN. — New Perspective Senior Living has acquired a new community in Minnetonka. Now known as New Perspective-Carlson Parkway, the 89,883-square-foot, three-story community is located at 500 Carlson Parkway. The facility features 87 assisted living units and 45 memory care apartments. As part of the acquisition, Eden Prairie-based New Perspective is planning a multi-million-dollar renovation. The seller was not disclosed. The property, built in 1999, was formerly known as …

Sumitomo Corp. Acquires SPS Office Tower in Minneapolis for $144M

MINNEAPOLIS — Sumitomo Corp. of Americas, a New York City-based subsidiary of Japanese general trading firm Sumitomo Corp., has acquired SPS Tower, a 31-story office building located in Minneapolis’ central business district. The seller was not disclosed, but The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the sales price was $144 million. The building, which totals 655,070 square feet of rentable office space, was 84 percent occupied at the time of sale. SPS Commerce, a provider of …

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