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6.21.2019 -

Creative Financing to Create Affordability

For nearly a decade, a corner lot along University Avenue in St. Paul sat empty. Over the years, developers had shown interest in the site—it was right off the freeway, near the University of Minnesota and on the border of Minneapolis and St. Paul—but nothing materialized. The anticipation of the light rail reignited ...

Developing with Community: Giving neighborhoods a voice in development plans

Communities are constantly evolving, which can be frustrating or exhilarating. Twin Cities LISC’s Corridor Development Initiative (CDI) works to elevate the latter by bringing the voice of the community forward to guide future development. CDI creates the ability for communities to grapple with change and have some agency over how change happens.

LISC Twin Cities Announces New Executive Director

LISC has named a prominent local leader with decades of experience in state and county government to take the helm of its Twin Cities program office. Peter McLaughlin, as the new executive director, will build on more than $700 million in LISC Twin Cities investments over the last 30 years as he leads new efforts ...