As New Apartments Pop Up In Mpls., Vacancy Rate DoublesIt seems like everywhere you look downtown, a new condo or apartment building is popping up. But now, the vacancy rate is going up, too. Minneapolis-based Marquette Advisors reported the vacancy rate for apartments in downtown Minneapolis at 5 percent at the end of March. That's up from the 2.2 percent vacancy rate at the end of March from last year.
5 Condos Damaged In Bluefin Bay FireFive condo units in the Bluefin Bay condo unit on Lake Superior have been damaged in a fire Saturday afternoon in Tofte. The Cook County Sheriff’s office says the fire was reported just after 12:30 p.m. Flames were visible from the building’s roof. No one was injured in the blaze. Damage estimates have yet to been released.
Luxury Apts Popping Up, And Filling Up, TooNo raking the leaves, no condo association fees and no mortgage. They're all reasons that are pushing many people to rental housing in the Twin Cities as high-end apartments pop up all around the metro.
Investigators: Unattended Candles Caused Condo FireInvestigators say unattended candles caused Friday morning's condo building fire in Uptown Minneapolis that sent one person to the hospital.
Iraq War Vet Loses Everything In Condo FireA large fire ripped through more than a half-dozen condos in Uptown Minneapolis Friday morning, sending huge clouds of smoke into the air and one resident to the hospital.
Unlocking The Twin Cities: Hotel Ivy's Penthouse SuiteWCCO is 'Unlocking the Twin Cities' and going behind the scene to see some cool luxury places in Minnesota. Most people have driven past the Hotel Ivy, but have you ever seen its most expensive guest room?
18 Units Evacuated After Golden Valley Condo FireDozens of people were forced out into the cold overnight because of a fire in Golden Valley, Minn.
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