CBRE Brokers Sale of 209-Room Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. — CBRE Hotels has brokered the sale of Park Plaza Hotel in Bloomington for an undisclosed price. The 209-room hotel is located at 4460 W 78th St. Circle. The property is located near the Mall of America and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Nate Sahn of CBRE represented the seller, Hospitality Properties Trust. A joint venture between Hawkeye Hotels and JR Hospitality purchased the property with plans to renovate the hotel and relaunch it as a Courtyard by..

November 20, 2017

RD Management Unveils Plans for Mixed-Use Project Surrounding Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MINN. — RD Management LLC has unveiled plans for the Midway/Allianz Field mixed-use project in St. Paul. With 20 acres zoned for multi-use, the company intends to add retail, office, residential, entertainment and hospitality options to its property following the completion of the adjacent Allianz Field, home of the Minnesota United. Construction of the $200 million soccer stadium is slated for completion in spring 2019. The future expansion of the Midway/Allianz Field mixed-use..

November 17, 2017

Dougherty Mortgage Provides $34.1M HUD Construction Loan for Affordable Housing Property in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Dougherty Mortgage LLC has provided a $34.1 million HUD loan for the construction of 1500 Nicollet in Minneapolis. Construction of the 183-unit affordable housing property will involve the redevelopment of the southwest corner of 15th Street and Nicollet Avenue. All units will be restricted to families earning 60 percent or less of the area median income. Property amenities will include a community room, fitness center, yoga studio, rooftop decks, dog park and first-floor retail..

November 17, 2017

Meritex to Develop Two Industrial Buildings Totaling 288,000 SF in Roseville, Minnesota

ROSEVILLE, MINN. — Meritex is developing two 144,000-square-foot industrial buildings in Roseville, 10 miles northeast of St. Paul. Highcrest II and III will replace the former 360,000-square-foot Minnesota Technology Exchange building upon its demolition this month. The property is located at 2470 Highcrest Road. Meritex developed the building currently on the site in 1964, and owned and managed the property for four decades. The company sold the building in 2004, and then repurchased the..

November 16, 2017

Venture Commercial Brokers Sale of 23,184 SF Retail Building in Rogers, Minnesota

ROGERS, MINN. — Venture Commercial Real Estate has brokered the sale of a 23,184-square-foot retail building in Rogers, about 25 miles northwest of Minneapolis. The sales price was not disclosed. The property is located on 1.7 acres at 20850 Rogers Drive. Clay Mote and Charlotte Cooper of Venture represented the seller, an investment partnership. The tenant, Northern Tool + Equipment, will continue to operate a store at the property. Realty Income Corp. purchased the asset.

November 14, 2017

CBRE Arranges $18.6M Sale of Office Property in Minnetonka, Minnesota

MINNETONKA, MINN. — CBRE has arranged the sale of Baker Technology Plaza in Minnetonka for $18.6 million. The five-building, 254,274-square-foot office property is located at 6121 Baker Road. The property was 74 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Advanced Imaging Solutions, Element Materials Technology and Anchor Wall Systems Inc. Judd Welliver, Ryan Watts, Sonja Dusil and Tom Holtz of CBRE represented the seller, the Utah State Retirement Investment Fund. Tryperion..

November 8, 2017

Herzing University Minneapolis Campus Relocates to St. Louis Park, Minnesota

ST. LOUIS PARK, MINN. — Herzing University is relocating its Minneapolis campus from Crystal, Minn., to Metropoint Office Park in St. Louis Park. The 30,000-square-foot campus is slated to open in early 2018. Herzing, an accredited private nonprofit institution, will occupy the top floor of 435 Metropoint, a class A office tower visible from Highway 169 and I-394. The new campus will feature upgraded labs to support Herzing’s dental and nursing programs. Amenities will include an on-site..

November 8, 2017

CBRE Arranges $13.7M Sale of Two Apartment Properties in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — CBRE has arranged the sale of Isles East and West in the Uptown area of Minneapolis for $13.7 million. The 42-unit Isles East, located at 1101 and 1105 W. 28th St., sold for $6.8 million. The 43-unit Isles West, located at 1115 and 1125 W. 28th St., sold for $6.9 million. Both properties were constructed in 1922 and feature a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units. Ted Abramson and Laura Hanneman of CBRE represented the sellers, Dupont Court Investors LLC and Emerson Court..

November 7, 2017

CBRE Arranges $77M Sale of 10-Property Apartment Portfolio in Suburban Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — CBRE has arranged the sale of a 10-property apartment portfolio in suburban Minneapolis for $77 million. The portfolio spans 768 units in Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, New Hope and St. Paul. Aeon, a local nonprofit affordable housing developer and owner, purchased the portfolio. Constructed between 1964 and 1970, the units range in size from studios to three-bedroom units and average 1,012 square feet. Keith Collins, Ted Abramson, Abe Appert and Laura Hanneman of CBRE..

November 2, 2017

Upland Arranges $1M Sale of Retail Property in Owatonna, Minnesota

OWATONNA, MINN. — Upland Real Estate Group Inc. has arranged the sale of Three Corners Marketplace in Owatonna, located in southern Minnesota, for $1 million. The 7,666-square-foot retail property is fully leased to four tenants including Caribou Coffee, Subway, Re-Bath and Midnight Sun Spas. Keith Sturm, Deborah Vannelli and Amanda Leathers of Upland represented the undisclosed seller. The private buyer was completing a 1031 exchange.

October 30, 2017