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Fire damages landmark Duluth building

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — Police and fire officials are investigating the origin of a fire early Monday morning that caused significant damage to a historic mansion on East Superior Street in Duluth.

Authorities also are investigating an apparent Molotov cocktai…continue reading on dglobe.com

HRA gets $1.6 million total in loans from city, WPU

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Rising Sun Estates townhome project cleared a major hurdle Tuesday morning.
In a joint meeting of the Worthington City Council, the Water and Light Commission and the Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA), the 48-…continue reading on dglobe.com

Building at UND is booming: Since 2000, university has seen more than $264 million in construction, more ahead

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Though it doesn’t appear to be a construction zone, the University of North Dakota is in the midst of a building boom.
Of the 243 buildings on campus, 14 percent were built in 2000 and after. Including the other 41 off-campus build…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota West drops plans to raze building

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRANITE FALLS — Minnesota West Community and Technical College will be hiring a consultant to look at its strategy to “right size’’ its campuses, according to Richard Shrubb, president.

He said Wednesday that Minnesota West is no longer pu…continue reading on dglobe.com

Downtown Dickinson’s tallest building up for sale again

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jordheim: UK company didn’t live up to contract after announcing purchase

Following the breakdown of a proposed deal, downtown Dickinson’s tallest building is once again on the market.
Last year, an investment group based in the United Kingdo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stark Co. partners with Forsgren for building services

November 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

Facing an increased workload like many western North Dakota counties, Stark County commissioners on Tuesday approved partnering with Forsgren Associates Inc. for the county’s building inspection and permitting services.

Forsgren pitched itself t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stark County may privatize some inspections

November 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

Stark County may privatize some of its building inspections because of the heavy workload.

Forsgren Associates Inc. gave its sales pitch to Stark County commissioners Tuesday at the county courthouse, and commissioners were receptive to the idea o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Baker: Dickinson is showing it can

October 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Recently released building permit data compiled by the North Dakota Association of Builders shows Dickinson leading the state of North Dakota in permit valuations year-to-date through July 2013 at more than $190 million. Continue Reading

NDSU’s STEM building to encroach on students’ green space, despite concerns

September 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The planning committee behind North Dakota State University’s new $29.6 million academic building has settled on a site for the project despite concerns that it would encroach on a popular outdoor space for students. Continue Reading

Large developments throughout the region illustrate overall growth

September 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO – It is no secret that the Bakken region of North Dakota is a hotbed of real estate development activity. But communities throughout the Dakotas and western Minnesota are experiencing their own building booms, thanks to a variety of reasons including prosperous agriculture economies and growing populations. Included below is an overview of some of the most interesting projects taking place in the area. Continue Reading