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Conley Maass Build Out on Discovery Square

Beam Project Type: Building Project in Available Phase

Building owners Hunter and Traci Downs is renovating the 115-year-old downtown Rochester building to help inspire economic activity and preserve local history. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building is slated to eventually be home to Area 10 Labs, Brandhoot, a business incubator, a "maker space" and a future restaurant.

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Collaboration

Lead Organization: Hunter and Traci Downs

Confirmed Collaborators: Collider Core

Potential Collaborators:

Detailed Description

Impacts

PlanScape

Level 1: Economic Development ; Heritage Preservation

Level 2: Heritage Preservation ; Economic Diversification ; Networking ; STEM ; Retail, Dining & Entertainment ; Commercial Research & Technology ; Discovery Square

DMC: Commercial Research & Technology ; Learning Environment ; Discovery Square

Community Health:

Results

$2M - Discovery Square

High tech/Incubator + Restaurant; Historic Preservation

Create momemtum for DMC and Discovery Square

Entrepreneurship hangout and motivation

Sustainable business model

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Economic Development, Heritage Preservation

October 04, 2018: 6 Crtical Components for Discovery Square

Presented to DMCC Board in its September 2018 board meeting.

 

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September 19, 2018: November 2017 DMC Dashboard

September 2018 DMCC Board Meeting, YE 2017 DMC Metrics per Nov. 2, 2017 DMCC Board Meeting.

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August 08, 2018: Riverfront project gets first nod per Post Bulletin Report

"Early plans for a $180 million construction project along the Zumbro River received some enthusiastic support from Rochester's Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night." 

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July 11, 2018: Prosperity Initiative

2018-07-011

Minority Business Conference hosted by SBDC, Diversity Council and Prosperity Initiative

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June 29, 2018: Triton Hilton Hotel (Broadway at Center)

June status same as March Status except completion date is now set for 1/31/2019.

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May 27, 2018: Three DMC Proposals

Three projects looking for TIF: Hotel Indigo, Hyatt House Hotel and Wells Fargo Bank Building Renovation

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May 17, 2018: Southeast Minnesota Workforce Development Board Strategic Planning Meeting

openBeam's information on structure and Southeast Minnesota Workforce Development Board Strategic Planning Meeting
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Last modified by allnode on 2017/04/16
Created by support on 2016/03/24

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