Recent development projects in the City of Robbinsdale include Birdtown Flats, Parker Station Flats, and Robbins Beach.
Birdtown Flats next to Citizens Independent Bank (West Broadway/Lakeland Avenue)
Birdtown Flats is a 152-unit market rate apartment complex on West Broadway just north of Citizens Bank with 2-bedroom, 1-bedroom and studio units and plenty of amenities including underground parking, roof top deck, and pet area. The apartment site plan is shown below. First residents moved in in February, 2020. For more information www.birdtownflats.com
The Robbinsdale Economic Development Authority (REDA) has allowed issuance of a privately financed pay-as-you-go note not to exceed $2.5Million. It is anticipated that tax increments for this assistance will be obtained in 10 years. A portion of the higher property tax payments from the development are are available to repay a privately financed loan. There are no public funds provided to the project either from the City or REDA.
Progress photo 11/25/19
Parker Station Flats (36th and France Avenue)
Construction is underway on a 197 market rate, high-amenities apartment - mostly 1 bedroom with about 20 studio, 30 2-bedroom, and 3 3-bedroom. It includes 2 levels of underground parking, pet friendly areas, and an outdoor pool. The site plan and building elevation are shown below. For more information go to www.liveatpsflats.com
REDA approved assistance in the form of a pay-as-you-go TIF note in the amount of $7.7M for the $52.75M project. A portion of the higher taxes (increment) is available for repayment of a privately financed loan. The increased taxes are not part of the general city tax levy. There are no public funds provided to the project either from the City or REDA.
The amenities package includes individual and group fitness rooms, chef's table, recreational and community rooms, fireside lounge, and home/business office space with technology enhancements. The exterior common area includes fire pit, sun deck, pool, outdoor yoga areas, dining spaces and outdoor kitchen and bar area.
Clean up of undesirable fill is to be financed with grants from Metropolitan Council ($250,000 confirmed), Hennepin County ($24,468 confirmed), State of Minnesota DEED ($184,438 confirmed) and developer contribution of $59,500. Additional environmental testing funding approved by Hennepin County $24,468.
Robbins Beach - 4312-4317 Twin Oak Lane
Beckmann Custom Homes is the developer of this 4 home development at the cul-de-sac at the north end of Twin Oak Lanes. Two homes on the lake side and one on the west side have sold. The fourth home is under construction and is expected to be available June 2020 -check for real estate listings. The developer was required to do significant site grading, extended sanitary sewer and water, and constructed the larger paved cul-de-sac for the 4 home site.