Target Center renovation architects release updated renderings (Images)

The architects recently selected to lead the design for a major Target Center renovation have presented their initial renderings of what the updated arena might look like.

Sink Combs Dethlefs and Architectural Alliance released the early drawings on Tuesday at a hearing where the Minneapolis Community Development & Regulatory Service Committee was considering whether to approve a contract for the project. … Read More

Breaking Ground on Vikings Stadium


The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) and the Minnesota Vikings, in partnership with Mortenson Construction and project associate Thor Construction, today broke ground on the new $975 million multi-purpose stadium that will replace the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis. The ceremonial groundbreaking signifies the start of construction on the 65,000 seat, 1.7 million square-foot facility, scheduled for completion … Read More

Townhome development to restart at Heritage Park after four-year hiatus

Thor Construction said Friday it is ready to start work on townhomes at Heritage Park in north Minneapolis after a four-year hiatus due to the poor housing market.

Fridley-based Thor said in a news release it’s about to launch the first of a three-phase town home development.

The groundbreaking is scheduled for May 10 at the corner of 10th … Read More

THE STRIP: A drive for diversity


Damon Tooles operated a successful contracting business in Detroit when he learned about MGM Mirage’s corporate supported diversity initiative that gave opportunities to minority-owned businesses.

Tooles set up a branch of his Tooles Contracting Group in Las Vegas in the fall of 2006, earned his Nevada contractors license within seven months and was ready to work. He landed several small jobs … Read More