Apartment, Commercial

Longfellow Station

Type: New Construction, Acquisition
Role: Developer, General Partner, Manager
Building Space: 180 Total Units: (144 Affordable Units, 36 Market-Rate Units)
Financing: US Bank Construction Loan, Mass Mutual 1st Mortgage, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, MHFA Challenge Fund, Family Housing Fund, Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Minneapolis CPED Deferred Loan, Hennepin County Affordable Housing Investment Funds, Met Council Livable Communities Demonstration Funds
Location: Minneapolis, MN
2013
Year Completed

Overview / Details

Longfellow Station is a 180-unit transit oriented development located along the Hiawatha Light Rail Green Line in Minneapolis. Located within the mill district of the Longfellow Neighborhood, Longfellow Station appeals to families and single adults that rely on public transportation to connect them to employment and educational opportunities. Just two miles south of downtown Minneapolis, Longfellow Station provides easy access to major job centers such as downtown Minneapolis, Mall of America, The University of Minnesota, Fairview-Riverside Medical Campus, and the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.

Emphasis in the design process has been placed on unit and common area amenities in order to compete with market-rate product in the area. Units feature open layouts, dishwasher, in-unit washer & dryer, a built in office niche, and fiber optic wiring. Common area amenities include a theater room, community room, coffee area, business center, fitness room, bike repair area, bike storage, heated underground parking, a dog run, and playground.

Commercial Space

10,000 SF