What a great week for good news in Downtown Saint Paul! There was a sweet spread in the Sunday business section of the Star Tribune; the new Met Council Czar, Charlie Zelle, vowed to create a culture of safety on buses and trains (and stations); Fairview announced its plan to save Saint Joe’s; and yet another new development investment was announced in downtown. Plus, we welcomed a growing new tech company, UPSIE, into Osborn370.
I recently did a quick analysis of the development going on in downtown Saint Paul (you can see it yourself on the
We have over 1,000 units of housing/hotel currently under construction
(adding to over 700 completed in the last 18 months),
and over 700,000 sq ft of commercial space currently under construction
(adding to over 1,000,000 recently completed). That is a TON of new investment in downtown Saint Paul and a fantastic indicator that we are in the midst of some great growth.
Whether you're going to Iron & Wine at the Palace, Erin Schwab at Birch’s or Superman Becomes Louis Lane at the History Theater – have a great Valentine's Day. It's not too late to stop by Gypsy Moon or Pocket for of Posies for a last minute gift!
See you all around (down)town,
The Saint Paul Downtown Alliance