Friday, March 22, 2013
Tthe Rosemount City Council has chosen Stonebridge Companies to move forward on a long-delayed senior housing project.
During a special work session this week, the Rosemount City Council chose Stonebridge Construction to move forward on a long-delayed senior housing development that will be located adjacent to the Steeple Center, according to a Rosemount Town Pages article by Emily Zimmer. From the Town Pages article: During their second work session in a week on the topic, the council and city staff were quick to favor Stonebridge Companies to take on the senior housing project. City administrator Dwight Johnson started the work session stating that he felt it would be prudent to move forward with Stonebridge because of the city's past relationship with the council. READ THE FULL TOWN PAGES ARTICLE RELATED:
Monday, December 3, 2012
Rosemount city officials hope to save money by constructing the proposed senior center in conjunction with a private, $10 million senior housing project.
Bloomington-based Doran Companies originally set out to build an 80- to 90-unit senior housing complex in Rosemount. But Rosemount city officials, seeing an opportunity to save money, may enlist the company to construct a new, 5,000-square-foot senior center adjacent to the proposed housing project. On Tuesday, the Rosemount City Council is expected to vote whether to approve a preliminary development agreement for the construction of a city-owned senior center on a 1.6-acre site north of the Steeple Center in downtown Rosemount. If the council approves the agreement, the city will sell the site to Doran Companies for $1. In return, the firm would work with an architect selected by the city to develop design plans and specifications for …
Monday, September 24, 2012
The Senior Showcase features six CDA senior housing properties located around the county that are open for public tours and information sessions.
Monday, September 24, 2012
Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Follow us on Twitter | Start a blog Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the Dakota County Community Development Agency. The Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) will be hosting their annual Senior Showcase from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. The Senior Showcase features six CDA senior housing properties located around the county that are open for public tours and information sessions. Properties open that day include: • Park Ridge Place—330 E. Burnsville Parkway, Burnsville • Orchard Square—7375 157th St., West, Apple Valley • The Dakotah—900 South Robert St., Mendota Heights • Thompson Heights—1350 Thompson Ave., South St. Paul • Village Commons—720 Linden St., …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
In other south metro news, a local manufacturer was commissioned to build a small drone aircraft for an Ohio college, and ground breaks on a new senior housing complex.
Though you might live or work in Apple Valley or Rosemount, chances are you're curious about what's happening in your neighboring communities. Here are some of the stories posted on our neighboring Patch sites last week that could impact, help or be of interest to you. Read each story by clicking on the headline link. Teen Falls Out of Moving Party Bus Onto I-35W—Lives to Tweet About It Katie Brown, 19, fell from a moving party bus window onto I-35W, but escaped unharmed. Burnsville Manufacturer Nails Bid to Build Small Drone Aircraft A community college in Ohio has commissioned a small unmanned aircraft, or drone, currently in development by engineers at UTC Aerospace Systems’ Sensors & Integrated Systems. Ebenezer Celebrates …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The grants will help fund an addition to the Cobblestone Lake neighborhood, and sidewalks and trails to connect to the bus line, among other projects.
The city of Apple Valley has received more than $1 million in grants from the Metropolitan Council for development projects—more than any other suburb in the metro area, according to a report by the Star Tribune. A grant of $896,000 was awarded to buy land for a 214-unit senior housing complex in the Cobblestone Lake area, and add features to the park space there. The Star Tribune article says 30 units would be affordable housing. A grant of $174,800 will go toward the creation of pedestrian trails from Founders Lane and Garrett Avenue, where housing is planned, to the Apple Valley Transit Station. The Met Council awarded $9 million in grants in 2011 from the Livable Communities Act Grant Program. The Apple Valley City Council gave the go-…
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Requests for Quotations have been sent to 17 potential development partners
The City of Rosemount sent out 19 packets July 13 to 17 organizations who were considered likely candidates to partner with the city on a proposed senior living development in downtown Rosemount near the Steeple Center. Notices of the solicitation also were sent to local and regional newspapers, according to Rosemount Director of Economic Development Kim Lindquist. Last Wednesday the city held an information session for potential development partners. Lindquist confirmed that four people attended that meeting. The city will review the responses as they arrive between now and the Aug. 18 deadline and Lindquist hopes that a partner will be selected sometime this fall. The city's vision is for memory care, assisted living and a senior …
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The county money will be used for a hazardous materials assessment and demolition; city hopes for more senior housing at the site.
The city of Rosemount has received a $120,000 grant from the Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) for redevelopment of the old St. Joseph’s School site into senior housing and a senior center. The city acquired the property in 2004, and a citizens’ advisory group subsequently recommended that the space be used for seniors, teens, banquets, public exhibits, arts and culture and meeting space. The Rosemount City Council is considering building 80 units of senior housing, along with a senior center, at the site, on the north end of downtown. “The council’s been talking about this for some time,” Kim Lindquist, Rosemount’s community development director, said Tuesday. “That was part of the reason why we applied for this grant.” The…
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Catch up on what you might have missed on the site last week.
Four Minnesota Zoo construction projects, including a new Penguins of the African Coast exhibit, are on track to open either in late spring or summer. The projects cost $20 million. Seven Eastview High School seniors and three Apple Valley High School seniors signed national letters of intent to play collegiate athletics. Eastview High School 2004 graduate Devin Kelley has a major role as a rookie police officer on the FOX TV show "The Chicago Code," which premieres at 8 p.m. on Monday. Augustana Health Care Center showed plans to the Apple Valley Planning Commission to build several new senior living and care facilities next to the nursing home and senior apartments it already operates in Apple Valley. Construction could begin on the …
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Augustana Health Care Center would expand its Apple Valley campus onto another six acres of land, and add several facilities that target different living and care needs for senior citizens.
Apple Valley’s Planning Commission on Wednesday reviewed master sketches for a proposed expansion of the Augustana Health Care Center in Apple Valley, which would add several senior living and care facilities to a “continuum of care” campus over the next seven years. Construction on the first phase, a transitional care unit, could start in September, Apple Valley Community Development Director Bruce Nordquist said. “Certainly, Apple Valley does not have this continuum of care campus,” Nordquist said, saying that the focus on several senior market niches could be attractive to Apple Valley residents and also other residents of Dakota County. Augustana has senior apartments and a long-term nursing home care center east of Garrett Avenue and …
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Apple Valley's senior population is predicted to boom over the next two decades, according to a Dakota County report.
The south end of Apple Valley's newest senior living community, The Seasons at Apple Valley, is finished and the development is scheduled to open its doors on March 1 next year. The complex will feature 106 independent- and assisted-living residences, according to marketing materials, which include one- and two-bedroom market-rate apartments. It will also offer 28 additional residences for seniors requiring 24-hour enhanced assisted living or memory care services. The estimated $28 million Seasons is the second Apple Valley project from the Shoreview-based Ecumen, which has owned and operated The Centennial House property since 2005. The Centennial House is full and has a waiting list, said Dena Meyer, marketing manager for Seasons. "…