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ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS: Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS

Project: Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium

Owner: Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

Construction Manager: Mortenson Construction, in association with Thor Construction

Architect: HKS, Inc.

 

Mortenson Construction (the Construction Manager at Risk) is soliciting proposals for Procurement Package #9 on

the Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium Project. Notice is hereby given that responses to this Request for Proposals

(RFP) will be received by Mortenson for the provision of Construction Services on the Minnesota Multi-Purpose

Stadium project for the following subcontract categories:

SC #9.1 – Partitions and Accessories

SC #9.2 – Overhead Doors

SC #9.3 – Loading Dock Equipment

SC #9.4 – Carpeting, Resilient, Wood Sports Floor, Access Floor

SC #9.5 – Concrete Floor Sealer, Polished Concrete

SC #9.6 – Floor/Wall Tile

SC #9.7 – Resinous Flooring

SC #9.8 – ACT Ceilings/Wall Panels

The current projected process and schedule for selecting the subcontractors is as follows:

 

RFP Proposal Manual Issued Week of June 9, 2014

Pre-Proposal Meeting and MWBE Meet and Greet

for Procurement Package #9 Proposers June 26, 2014

RFP Submission July 10, 2014

Proposer Interviews July 14 – 18, 2014

Selection July 21 – August 1, 2014

 

All dates are approximate and are provided as a courtesy to Proposers. Mortenson reserves the right, acting in its

sole judgment, to modify this process or schedule.  

Plans and specifications are available via www.isqft.com. For access to the plans and specifications on isqft.com,

contact My Nhia Vang at mynhia.vang@mortenson.com (Phone: 763-287-5639). Continue Reading →

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Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund, Year X does it again!

 

Amazing — we’re blessed to recognize that we have been given another day to try and get our lives straight. It really hits you when you look up and realize it’s been 11 years since April 10, 2003, the day Carol Fitzgerald died of breast cancer. This past weekend, the 10th annual Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund (CFMF) celebrated the legacy of Carol’s life with the benefit at the Metropolitan Ballroom Friday night in Golden Valley and the celebration of her life and work Saturday at Martin Luther King Center in Minneapolis. It’s not easy asking people you know and don’t know to trust you and help you with raising money and taking their time to benefit others. But that is what we are about with the Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund. Continue Reading →

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THOR Construction owner receives entrepreneur award

 

 

Richard Copeland, owner and chairman of THOR Construction, Inc., based in Minneapolis, has been named the Minnesota Entrepreneurial Success of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Entrepreneurial Success Award is selected from individuals who own and operate or who bear principal responsibility for operating a business. Nominees for this award must own or operate a business that initially was defined as “small” under the applicable SBA size standards, developed into a large business, and must have received SBA assistance to help the business grow. Jan Jordet, director of consulting and financing services at the Metropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA), nominated Richard for this award. Richard is the founder and chairman of THOR Construction, founded in 1980. Continue Reading →

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City Foreclosure Wrests Prime Northside Land From Black Developer

Is ‘Heritage Park fatigue’ causing City leaders to neglect the historic project? Or is a land grab underway?  

By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer

 

The Minneapolis City Council recently voted to begin foreclosure proceedings against properties in North Minneapolis’ Heritage Park, once billed as the most ambitious housing start-up in city history. A Black developer formerly praised by City officials for his investment in the project now worries that his losses may become someone else’s gain and the Black community will be the poorer for it. Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development Senior Project Coordinator Matt Goldstein said that the City’s action, which took place December 16, involves two loans totaling an estimated $2 million owed by Heritage Housing, LLC. “The foreclosure is only [about] those two loans,” he noted. Continue Reading →

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