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Finance & Commerce, 11/14/2016: McKinney Roe bar and eatery aims to build ‘legacy’ in Downtown East

StarTribune, 7/29/2016: 6 reasons to like new Downtown East Commons park in Minneapolis

StarTribune, 7/21/2016New Minneapolis Wells Fargo towers showcase a sea of change and a splash of history

City of Minneapolis, 7/14/2016: Celebrate the grand opening of The Commons July 21

StarTribune, 7/14/2016: Ryan reveals images for new office tower next to Vikings stadium 

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 7/13/2016Ryan releases renderings of Downtown East office tower

The Downtown Journal, 7/13/2016: Tour through East Town’s new development

Finance & Commerce, 7/13/2016: Ryan releases images for new office tower near stadium

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 7/13/2016: Ryan releases renderings of Downtown East office tower

WCCO, 6/20/2016: New office building planned near U.S. Bank Stadium

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 6/17/2016: Ryan Cos. plans 17-story office building next to U.S. Bank Stadium

KARE 11, 6/17/2016: Downtown Commons takes shape near stadium

Finance & Commerce, 6/17/2016: Ryan plans office tower near Vikings Stadium

StarTribune, 6/17/2016: Office tower latest plan for site near U.S. Bank stadium

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 3/1/16: First peek inside new Wells Fargo towers in Downtown East (Photos)

StarTribune, 1/13/16: Business donations help new downtown park get halfway to $22M goal

Finance and Commerce, 1/12/16: Three high-profile Minneapolis projects advance 

Twin Cities Business, 12/30/2015: The year of new office space

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 12/24/15: Caribou bringing coffee and Einstein bagels concept to Wells Fargo’s new towers

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 12/16/15: Wells Fargo high-tech skyway branch in towers near U.S. Bank Stadium (Images)

Star Tribune, 12/15/15: Vikings will help pay for park near new stadium 

Star Tribune, 12/10/15: Parking ramp near Vikings stadium will open Jan. 1

Ryan Companies US, Inc., 11/30/15: Ryan announces plans to relocate corporate headquarters to Downtown East Development

KSTP, 11/3/15: Mpls. Mayor attends groundbreaking for new ‘Downtown East’ hotel

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 9/3/15: Ryan plans Downtown East office building

The Downtown Journal, 8/25/15: New Downtown East Commons concepts show pavilion, park structures

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 8/23/15: Updated design unveiled for downtown Minneapolis park

Star Tribune, 8/21/15: New renderings, details of Downtown East Commons pavilion and buildings

Star Tribune, 8/14/15: City, companies pledge $7 million to make Commons more than a plot of grass

Finance & Commerce, 8/6/15: Finessing downtown Minneapolis park’s design delays public input

Finance & Commerce, 6/3/15: Ryan tops off at Downtown East

StarTribune, 5/28/15: Design unveiled for Downtown East Commons park; $22 million must be raised

StarTribune, 5/22/15: Developer considers condos, vertical parking system near new stadium ramp

StarTribune, 5/12/15: Director named to raise money for Commons park near Vikings Stadium

The Downtown Journal, 5/4/15: Firm to unveil preferred design approach of Commons at May 27 forum

Sustainable Cities Collective, 4/23/14: “Downtown East” project revitalizing Downtown Minneapolis, MN

The Downtown Journal, 4/9/15: Visions for Downtown East Commons revealed

MinnPost, 3/20/15: A long way from surface parking lots: Downtown East’s rapid transformation

The Downtown Journal, 2/25/15: City hosts first forum on Downtown East Commons

StarTribune, 2/24/15: Minneapolis hosts first public forum on Downtown East park design

Forbes, 2/7/15: Why sports owners are teaming with investors like Bill Gates on mega real estate projects

Finance & Commerce, 12/26/14: Downtown East

The Downtown Journal, 12/8/14: Park Board would own Downtown East park under new proposal

StarTribune, 12/4/14: Plan would make Park Board owner of downtown park

The Downtown Journal, 10/17/14: City receives 14 design proposals for Downtown East park

Midwest Real Estate News, 7/2/14: Ryan’s Downtown East project taking shape in Minneapolis

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 7/1/14: Ryan and Magellan work on apartment-only tower plan near stadium

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 5/28/14: Vikings stadium site will get a lot busier; NYT profiles Downtown East project

The New York Times, 5/27/14: In Minneapolis, a Blueprint for a Bustling Downtown

StarTribune, 5/14/14: Leaders hail Downtown East project as ‘transformative’ project

StarTribune, 5/14/14: Stumpf says Wells Fargo unlikely to pursue naming rights

Kare 11, 5/14/14: Downtown Minneapolis facelift has begun

Fox 9, 5/13/14: PHOTOS: Downtown East development underway in Minneapolis

WCCO, 5/13/14: Officials Break Ground On Downtown East Project

Finance & Commerce, 5/13/14: Digging in at Downtown East development

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 5/13/14: Minneapolis’ Downtown East project officially underway

StarTribune, 5/13/14: Downtown East groundbreaking in Mpls.

KSTP, 5/13/14: Crews Break Ground on Downtown East Development Near Vikings Stadium

StarTribune, 4/14/14: Downtown East groundbreaking in Mpls.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 4/13/14: Wells Fargo and Ryan breakground on Downtown East

StarTribune, 4/3/14: Saving Star Tribune plaques requires meticulous work

Twin Cities Business, 3/20/14: The Inside Story of Wells Fargo’s Downtown East Deal

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 3/18/14: Committee approves Ryan’s pitch for stadium-area hotel and apartment tower

StarTribune, 3/18/14: City committee approves Ryan plant for hotel, apartments

StarTribune, 3/15/14: City recommends Ryan’s mixed-use building near Vikings stadium

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 3/14/14: Ryan Cos.’ tower bid headed for Minneapolis council vote

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 3/14/14: City recommends Ryan project for hotel/apartments by new stadium

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 3/12/14: CBRE hired to land Downtown East retail and restaurant tenants

StarTribune, 3/10/14: Details emerge on Minneapolis parking ramp development

StarTribune, 3/10/14: Work to remove Star Tribune historic medallions begins

StarTribune, 3/10/14: Crews remove medallions before Star Tribune building comes down

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 3/4/14: Ryan plans pitch, Mortenson plans party

StarTribune, 3/1/14: Upscale Apartments, Restaurant go up on Washington Ave.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2/21/14: Ryan modifies air rights plan by stadium to include Radisson Red

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 2/21/14: Ryan adds hotel to Downtown East propsal

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2/12/14: Why Minneapolis is Keeping Dueling Stadium-Area Proposals Secret

StarTribune, 2/12/14: Star Tribune completes land sale to Ryan, stadium authority

Midwest Real Estate News, 2/12/14: Ryan Companies purchases key land parcels for Minneapolis’ Downtown East development 

KSTP, 2/11/14: Ryan Companies Purchases Land from Star Tribune

Kare11, 2/11/14: Star Tribune’s downtown land sold to developer

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 2/6/14: Land deals near new Vikings stadium coming together

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 2/6/14:  Vikings stadium: Competing visions for space above parking ramp

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2/5/14: Stadium-area developers duel with hotel, apartment plans (Video)

StarTribune, 2/5/14: 2 firms, 2 ideas for downtown Minneapolis parking facility

National Real Estate Investor, 1/30/14: 10 Large Mixed-Use Projects in the Works

StarTribune, 1/17/14: Downtown East ramp draws wide interest from developers 

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 1/17/14: Minneapolis RFP for stadium ramp gets plenty of interest

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 12/27/13: 2013′s top real estate stories: A big bet on Downtown East

Ryan Companies, 12/19/13: Wells Fargo signs on to Ryan development project in Downtown East Minneapolis

KSTP, 12/13/13: Mpls. City Council Approves ‘Downtown East’; Judge Issues Partial Lawsuit Ruling

Kare11, 12/13/13: Downtown East plan clears council after final meeting

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 12/07/13: Vikings stadium: Team won’t fight Wells Fargo signs near site

Finance & Commerce, 12/05/13: Downtown East plan surges toward Dec. 13 deadline

StarTribune, 11/14/13: Mpls: Demolish Star Tribune building, but keep the medallions

StarTribune, 11/13/13: Developer Ryan’s plan for Minneapolis Downtown East advances

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 11/13/13: Star Tribune land redevelopment gets panel’s OK, but about those huge signs…

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 10/21/13: Could stadium parking include rooftop retail?

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 10/18/13: Minneapolis: Developer scraps plan to close two streets for project near stadium

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 10/16/13: Downtown development project has Wells Fargo all over it

Kare 11,7/26/13: Stadium’s new next door neighbor taking shape 

StarTribune, 7/25/13: Minneapolis city committee has lots of ideas for Vikings stadium

KSTP, 7/25/13: Mpls. Chamber of Commerce hears plans for Vikings Stadium Development

Midwest Real Estate News, 7/22/13: Downtown East city council vote goes Ryan’s way

Twin Cities Business, 7/22/13: Minneapolis City Council approves Downtown East concept

StarTribune, 7/19/13: Minneapolis City Council unanimously approves $400M plan for Downtown East area

Kare 11, 7/19/13: Council gives downtown Mpls. plan enthusiastic thumbs up

WCCO, 7/19/13: Mpls Ok’s $400 million Downtown East Redevelopment project

MinnPost, 7/19/13: Minneapolis City Council approves Downtown East concept

City Pages, 7/19/13: Downtown East clears first hurdle with unanimous city council vote

KSTP, 7/19/13: City council considers plan for development near Vikings Stadium

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 7/19/13: Minneapolis gives nod to $400M development plan near Vikings stadium

City of Minneapolis, 7/19/13: Downtown East Redevelopment Moves Forward

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 7/11/13: Ryan’s $400M downtown plan clears city hurdle (and Wells Fargo shows up!)

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 7/9/13: For Vikings stadium area, Wells Fargo eyes major office space

StarTribune, 7/9/13: Mpls City Council panel approves Downtown East concept

Elliot Park Neighborhood, Inc., 7/8/13: Letter of Support

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 7/2/13: Ryan wins Vikings stadium parking contract