Tag Archives: mixed-use

The power of urban living: Relying on multifamily housing to transform a former paper-mill town

by Dan Rafter The city of Wisconsin Rapids isn’t unlike other Midwest towns: This Wisconsin city once relied on busy paper mills for jobs. And when the businesses running those mills downsized, the city struggled to reinvent itself. Today, though, … Continue reading

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(Multi)family matters: Navigating the intricacies of incorporating multifamily into mixed-use developments

By Lori Bongiorno and Dan Brogan, M+A Architects As demand for high-quality mixed-use environments continues to grow, the specialized and diverse toolkit that an experienced architect brings to the table is extremely prized. That toolkit is especially valuable when it … Continue reading

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Mixed-Use Mash-Up: Six elements of tomorrow’s live-work-play communities

Guest post by Jeff Berta Senior Director of Real Estate Development with Structured Development With e-commerce accounting for a greater share of retail sales, real estate developers are finding creative ways to stay relevant in the eyes of consumers who, … Continue reading

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Diverse economy continues to fuel Omaha’s hot commercial real estate market

  by Dan Rafter There are plenty of reasons why Omaha’s commercial real estate market is performing so well. But Trenton Magid, executive vice president with Omaha’s NAI NP Dodge, says that diversity might be the key. Omaha is powered … Continue reading

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Ryan Companies ready to make Minneapolis’ Downtown East its new home

  by Dan Rafter Ryan Companies continues to make an impact in Minneapolis’ downtown, breaking ground this month on the Millwright Building at Third Street and Portland Avenue. The new building is part of Ryan’s $450 million mixed-use Downtown East … Continue reading

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Pro-business attitude keeps bringing large companies to Omaha

by Dan Rafter Most people are surprised when they learn that so many Fortune 500 and 1000 companies do business from Omaha. But David Levy, partner with Omaha law firm Baird Holm, said that they shouldn’t be. Levy said that … Continue reading

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Opus providing a kickstart for multifamily development in Saint Paul’s Seven Corners?

by Dan Rafter Matt Rauenhorst refers to the location of the West 7th mixed-use development in Saint Paul as the edge of urban. This means that the development, which will bring 191 new luxury apartment units to the Seven Corners … Continue reading

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