From upgraded skyline views to current projects like the Nicollet Mall redesign, Lowertown ballpark, new Vikings stadium and mixed-use development nearby, plus continued undertakings for new sidewalks and tree plantings, it’s a prime time to consider living
the downtown life.
Both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul are consistently working to improve city living options. They are even
increasing convenience, like with the addition of a Lunds
grocery store in Minneapolis as well as at St. Paul’s The
Penfield apartments. Plus, with the new METRO Green
Line connecting the two downtowns, and places beyond, it’s
For those seeking a space in the city,
there are plenty of condos, lofts and
apartments in Minneapolis and St. Paul
that offer the convenience of the area,
plus stylish digs and high-end amenities.
at the center of it all
that much easier to get around.
Even with the change in the real estate market over the
past several years, lofts and condos remain an affordable
choice, if not more so today than years ago. While the condo
boom did hit the Twin Cities with great force, we didn’t
necessarily overbuild and home values remain competitive.
Housing choices in downtown Minneapolis range from
riverbank townhomes and high-rise condominiums to lofts
in restored historic mill buildings. The amenities that come
with the location are extensive, and many are within walking distance of the city’s hottest attractions. Minneapolis’
Warehouse District offers more than a few options in the
way of ample and open spaces, sweeping views, high ceilings
and that old industrial look. Prices range from $125,000 to
several million for nooks and crannies to massive penthouse
suites. Regardless of the size, each residence is just a stone’s
throw from the Mississippi and downtown business district.
The Cobalt Condominiums in Northeast Minneapolis are
just one example of the good life. Not only are the condos
built above a high-class grocery store, but they’re surrounded
by the hip, yet turn-of-the-century neighborhood, complete
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