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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Riverdale Apartments Meetings

Riverdale Station Flats under construction

Construction is currently underway on a new transit-oriented apartment development next to the Riverdale Transit Station on Northdale Boulevard. This new development, known as Riverdale Station, will include two buildings - “Nova”, a 71-unit mixed-income ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Business Spotlight - Slip's Sharpening

Business Spotlight featuring Slip's Sharpening

Slip’s Sharpening Bob (Slip) and Judy Hall are the proud owners of Slip’s Sharpening – offering sharpening services to veterinarians, hair stylists, dog grooming facilities, and other businesses in need of a sharp blade. Decades ago, Bob originally opened...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Port Evergreen Apartment Project

Rendering of Port Evergreen

St. Paul-based Real Estate Equities proposes a 184-unit workforce apartment project near 94th Avenue and Springbrook Drive. The project will include several amenities, including an outdoor patio with fire pit, bocce ball court, fitness center, tot lot, do...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Free Business Consultations

Open To Business

The Open to Business program offers FREE consultations to anyone in Anoka County who is interested in starting a business or currently owns a business.This service is perfect for those looking to:

  • Open a business
  • Discuss financing options
  • Develop marketing s...
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Economic Development
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Resources Available for Business Financing

Financial Resources for Businesses

The City of Coon Rapids offers a variety of financing options for projects that help achieve its development goals.These resources are administered both by the City and outside resources, including the Central Minnesota Development Company (CMDC), which i...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Allina's Builds New Customer Center

Allina Health

Allina Health selected Coon Rapids for the site of its new Customer Experience Center. Expected to open in mid-2019, the building will centralize Allina Health call centers and integrate phone and digital capabilities into one location. A dedicated Custom...


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Posted on: September 4, 2018

New Housing Development

Proposed Pedestrian Bridge

A new housing development is coming to Coon Rapids Boulevard next year. Centra Homes plans to construct 145 one-level and two-level detached townhomes in the Port Riverwalk area, located in the southern portion of the city near Coon Rapids Boulevard and A...


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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Riverdale Station Apartments Groundbreaking

Riverdale Station Apts.

Minneapolis-based Sherman Associates expects to break ground on the new Riverdale Station Apartments, located next to the Northstar Commuter Rail station on Northdale Boulevard (behind Target), this fall. The Coon Rapids City Council gave final plat appro...


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