Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The new 173-unit, six story tall complex could be built near the Xenia Avenue/Golden Hills Drive intersection if final approval is received.
Construction for a new apartment building in Golden Valley could possibly begin in 2013. A final plan review of the planned unit development (PUD) for the complex, called the Arcata, received a unanimous Golden Valley Planning Commission recommendation during a Feb. 11 meeting. If the applicant receives the necessary final approvals from the Golden Valley City Council, the building would be constructed near the current Colonnade office building on the Xenia Avenue/Golden Hills Drive intersection. The proposed lot for the Arcata was originally intended for a hotel, according to planning commission documents. The proposed apartment complex would be six stories (seven including parking) on the 2.05-acre lot with the building spanning 255,275 …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A look at plans for apartment construction, a new retail center and new business that will come to Golden Valley this year.
Final Plans for Tiburon Apartments Approved The City Council will review the project’s development agreement sometime in January, with construction starting in 2013 and an opening date in the spring of 2014. Council Approves Plans for New Boone Avenue Retail Center Construction of a new retail site and gas station upgrade at intersection of Boone Avenue North and Highway 55 is underway. Minnesota School of Basketball Will Move to Golden Valley The basketball school currently operates in Plymouth and Apple Valley. The Golden Valley location will replace the Plymouth location. Breck Plans Expansion Construction will wrap up in August of 2013. Water Quality Pond Could Come to Lakeview Park As part of their capital improvements plan for 2013, …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
If the City Council approves plans for The Tiburon, the apartment complex will be constructed on Olson Memorial Highway.
There was some confusion among Planning Commission members during their Nov. 26 meeting this week. Will The Tiburon apartment complex be built if the city doesn't create the public infrastructure necessary to sustain it? Commissioners weren't sure of the answer. In October, when City Councilmembers approved preliminary plans for The Tiburon, the council liked the idea of new development, but knew the proposed location on Olson Memorial Highway would need some public improvement, like sidewalks and improved street lighting. Councilmembers asked the Housing and Development Authority to explore the idea of designating the area near Tiburon as a Tax Increment Financing district, or a TIF district. But on Monday night, when the Planning …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Golden Valley Planning Commission moved forward with plans for The Colonnade Apartments, which would boast 173 apartment units if built.
At a meeting on Monday, Nov. 26, the Golden Valley Planning Commission moved forward with plans for a new apartment building that would be constructed near Xenia Avenue and Golden Hills Drive. The recommendation of approval for the preliminary planned unit development (PUD) is the first of four approvals needed in order for construction to begin. If constructed, The Colonnade Apartments would be seven stories tall and have 173 apartment units and 199 parking stalls. Trammel Crow Company, the project developer, would begin building in the spring of 2013. The apartment building would mark the completion of phase two of the Colonnade site, which currently is home to an office building. in 1988, City Planner Joe Hogeboom said that proposals …
Monday, November 26, 2012
A listing of items that will be reviewed by the Golden Valley Planning Commission tonight, Nov. 26.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Patch readers weigh in on plans for new apartments that could be constructed in Golden Valley.
On Nov. 10, Patch asked readers what they thought about three new apartments that could be constructed in Golden Valley, pending City Council approval. A number of readers commented on the article, and a few shared concerns about the increase in potential rental space. The new apartments include The Tiburon Apartments, Colonnade Apartments, and, most recently, Three.Nine.Four. Patch user Nicholas s said he would be happy to see new construction come to the community. "I think it is very important for golden valley to have more housing options," Nicholas wrote. "It is also important because the younger generation is less interested in home ownership, if this city is wanting to have a healthy and diverse mix of ages, it needs to have a draw…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
On Nov. 5, the Golden Valley Planning Commission recommended approval of preliminary plans for a new apartment building that would be constructed at the intersection of Interstate 394 and Highway 100.
Residents who live on Circle Down in Golden Valley attended Monday's Planning Commission meeting in force to listen to presentations and discussions about a proposed new apartment building and senior living facility. In total, eleven residents spoke at a public hearing and ten expressed opposition to the project. According to commission documents, Global One Golden Valley, LLC wants to develop a 308 unit apartment building and a 118 unit senior living facility. Both buildings would be six stories tall and traffic would enter and exit through Circle Down. If the plans are approved, the first phase of construction would begin in the spring. Mark Globus, from Global One, said that his team has been working with the city for five years to …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The apartment plans have not yet been reviewed by the Golden Valley Planning Commission, according to Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal. The building will overlook the Shops at West End in St. Louis Park.
The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reported Tuesday that renderings for a new Golden Valley apartment complex are available. The proposed complex is called Colonnade Apartments and would be constructed on Xenia Avenue near Interstate 394, according to the article. Plans were just recently submitted by Trammel Crow Company. The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal says that the apartment complex would be 173 units and include a pool and underground parking. Golden Valley Patch will report details when the Golden Valley Planning Commission reviews the applicant's proposal, which could be sometime in November.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
A look at some of the new developments and businesses that could soon come to Golden Valley.
In the last two weeks, the Golden Valley Planning Commission and City Council have been busy reviewing plans for a number of changes that could come to Golden Valley. A new apartment building, renovations to a portion of the city and a new retail center are all developments that could soon come to Golden Valley. From Sept. 5-21, here's what Patch has reported on when it comes to upcoming and pending development changes in the city: Plans for New Triton Drive Neighborhood Approved Five new homes on Triton Drive will be constructed if the City approves the final plat, which is the last hurdle before building can begin. Council Approves Plans for New Boone Avenue Retail Center Preliminary plans were approved for a new retail center at the …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The multi-unit apartment building would be constructed on Highway 55 and Golden Valley Road.
Residents in Golden Valley may see a new apartment building along Olson Memorial Highway in the next year. At their meeting last night, the Golden Valley Planning Commission approved preliminary construction plans for The Tiburon, a 142-unit complex with studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments. Developed by Dunbar Development Corporation, The Tiburon would be located on Highway 55 and Golden Valley Road. In a letter to commissioners, City Planner Joe Hogeboom said that the complex would cater to people who want to live in an upscale apartment facility near the northwest suburbs. "There is currently a strong demand for multi-family housing in the market," Hogeboom said in commission documents. "The property was recently re-guided for…