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  • People

    Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has named Dan Bartholomay as commissioner of Minnesota Housing, the state housing agency.

  • Young Developer Makes Her Stand in the Tenderloin

    SAN FRANCISCO - Diep Do is helping to change the city's tough Tenderloin neighborhood one building at a time.

  • Midwest At-A-Glance

    Twin Cities cool off. After three years of limited construction, the Minneapolis-St.

  • Midwest HFAs Focus on Foreclosures

    For many Midwest cities, the recent foreclosure crisis has made an already bad situation much worse.

  • Turning a Corner

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After two freeways cut off the Phillips neighborhood from Minneapolis' central business district in the 1960s, businesses there either failed or left—and the area turned into a hotbed for drug trafficking and prostitution.

  • Schreder Announcements

    Schreder Lighting USA has added Luma Sales Associates as a representative in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. For information about Luma, visit

  • Midwest At-A-Glance

    The Minneapolis metro area is one of the top five in the Midwest in terms of vacancy rates, ending 2007 at 4.2 percent, the metro’s best vacancy rate since 2001. The area is forecast to have a 4.5 vacancy rate in 2008.

  • MINNESOTA

    St. PAUL—The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (Minnesota Housing) continues to increase its emphasis on green and sustainable design standards in the 2008 qualified allocation plan (QAP).

  • BEST HISTORIC REHAB PROJECT: Midtown Exchange a Stabilizing Force

    MINNEAPOLIS—The Midtown Exchange Apartments, a 219-unit development located within the massive Midtown Exchange building in South Minneapolis, has had a stabilizing effect on its neighborhood.

  • Office Lighting Quality Paper Available

    A summary of "The Perception of Lighting Quality in a Non-Uniformly Lit Office Environment," a research paper published in 1999, is now available to designers and architects on the University of Minnesota's InformeDesign website, a database of design-related research summaries.