An emergency hearing was held this morning to hear arguments stemming from a lawsuit filed against Minneapolis by former City Council President Paul Ostrow and former mayoral candidates Stephanie Woodrow and Dan Cohen regarding the five-block Downtown East development deal.
The City Council unanimously approved the financing plan for the $400 million Downtown East development plan at its last meeting of the year today.
After years of lobbying, hard-fought political battles at the state and local level and several unforeseen setbacks, the Vikings held a ceremonial groundbreaking for their new stadium Tuesday.
The first major construction activity for the new Vikings stadium has started today.
Crews are excavating and hauling dirt from the parking lot on the east side of the Metrodome.
The Vikings have pledged an additional $41.4 million toward the construction of its new stadium after construction bids came in higher than anticipated.
Downtown-based developer Ryan Cos. has secured a conditional use permit for its proposed $400 million development project planned next to the new Vikings stadium.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority has reached a deal to buy the plaza area near the Metrodome for $17 million from a group of landowners who had been in a legal battle with the authority over the value of the land.
After much drama and a few delays, the Vikings and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) have cleared the last major hurdle before beginning construction on a new stadium. On Oct.
A financial and legal audit commissioned by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority found that the Wilf family will have enough money to pay for the new stadium, even if “the worst-case scenario” occurs in their pending civil lawsuit in New
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen issued a statement earlier today indicating the authority has faith in the Vikings' owners ability to pay for their promised portion of the new stadium.