Bloomington ramps up efforts to sell Thunderbird Motel site

Bloomington officials are ramping up their effort to sell the Thunderbird Motel site just north of Mall of America.

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Mayo Clinic adding 11 floors, including hotel, to downtown Rochester tower

Mayo Clinic is partnering with a Singapore real estate developer to expand downtown Rochester’s Gonda Building, adding 11 stories and a 200-room “premier hotel.”
The Rochester, Minn.-based health system announced the project and partnership, with Singapore’s Pontiac Land Group, Tuesday morning.

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Big hotel approved for Downtown MATC site

After nearly two years, a developer has won city approval to convert Madison Area Technical College’s Downtown campus building  into hotel space and build an eight-story addition to create a roughly 315-room hotel a block from Capitol Square.

The Plan Commission on a unanimous voice vote late Monday night approved Drury Southwest’s proposal to renovate MATC’s six-story Downtown education center, 211 N. Carroll St., into a 199-room Drury Plaza Hotel and replace an existing parking area along Wisconsin Avenue with a new structure offering first-floor commercial space, four levels of parking and 116 more hotel rooms.

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Plan Commission approves $43 million State Street hotel

Despite a negative recommendation from city staff, the Madison Plan Commission on Monday approved the demolition of four buildings and construction of a $43 million, nine-story boutique hotel on the 100 block of State Street.

The commission, hearing broad community support for the project and its potential to revitalize upper State Street, overwhelmingly approved Ascendant Holdings’ proposal to demolish all or part of four vacant commercial buildings at 118-126 State St. for a 133-room hotel with a first-floor restaurant and tavern and rooftop lounge.

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Noble And Simon Open Homewood Suites by Hilton Edina Minneapolis

Noble Investment Group (“Noble”), and Simon®, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, and mixed-use destinations, (NYSE: SPG), announces the opening of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Edina Minneapolis, located in the heart of Edina as part of Southdale Center’s mixed-use complex.

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Mayo Clinic adding 11 floors, including hotel, to downtown Rochester tower

Mayo Clinic is partnering with a Singapore real estate developer to expand downtown Rochester’s Gonda Building, adding 11 stories and a 200-room “premier hotel.”

The Rochester, Minn.-based health system announced the project and partnership, with Singapore’s Pontiac Land Group, Tuesday morning.

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Hilton Garden Inn and Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse open in Sun Prairie

A Hilton Garden Inn that includes a Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse has opened in Sun Prairie.

Located in Prairie Lakes near Cabela’s and Costco, the $24 million project includes a 124-room hotel with 9,500-square-feet of meeting space, an indoor pool and fitness center. The restaurant covers 7,500 square feet and offers a large outdoor patio on the southeast corner of the building.

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$117 million multi-use Block 9 tower to transform skyline of downtown Fargo

The long-awaited Block 9 tower project in downtown Fargo kicked-off with a groundbreaking ceremony and party on what is now known as U.S. Bank plaza on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

When completed in fall 2020, the $117 million, 18-story multi-use tower will be the highest building in Fargo at 237 feet, easily besting the nearby Radisson Hotel and Lashkowitz High-Rise buildings and boldly changing the skyline of the city.

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Wilf family planning four-star hotel next to Vikings headquarters

Construction could begin as soon as this fall on a 320-room, four-star hotel next to the Minnesota Vikings’ new practice facility.

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Heart of America plans ag-inspired hotel reconstruction at Living History Farms

Heart of America Hotels plans to complement its Hotel Renovo at Living History Farms with Revel Hotel, a boutique hotel that will showcase design features emblematic of industrial farming, according to a release. The hotel will have 110 guest rooms and meeting space for up to 48 people. It will be part of the Hilton Tapestry Collection. The hotel will result from the complete reconstruction of Heart of America’s Sleep Inn, which will close Aug. 31.

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