Current Development Projects

The City of Edina has received application(s) for the following project(s). For additional information on the projects, meeting dates and times, contact the Planning Department at 952-826-0369.

Edina Market Steet, LLC.
3925 49.5 Street, Ramps (east center, west center) Surface Parking/Center Ramp(west), 3944 49.5 Street West, 3940 49.5 Street West, 3930 49.5 Street West.

Edina Market Street LLC is requesting a redevelopment of 2.9 acres of land on both sides of 49-1/2th Street, in the 50th and France Business District. The properties are owned by the City of Edina's Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA). In Aug. 2016, the HRA issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to redevelop vacant property located at 3930 W. 49-1/2 Street. This property was purchased by the HRA in 2013 with the intent of creating additional public parking for the commercial district. Prospective developers were encouraged to provide creative ways to deliver public parking while also adding street life, vibrancy and new business opportunities. Buhl Investors/Saturday Properties, now Edina Market Street LLC, were selected by the HRA as the development partner. 

The specific proposal is for a multiple (2) phase development, that includes not only the vacant 3930 site, but the two public parking ramps and the old Hooten Dry Cleaner site. As proposed, at full building out, the site would include:
 
  • Residential Apartments. 110 apartment units are proposed (10% affordable).
  • Retail use. A total of 35,000 square feet of new retail is proposed on 49 1/2/Market Street on the first level; 19,000 square feet has or will be removed — Edina Realtyand Hooten Cleaner.
  • Public Space. A total of 34,000 square feet of public space with expanded sidewalk and improved pedestrian connections is proposed.
  • Park stalls. There would be a total of 844 parking stalls. An increase of 139 new public parking stalls from what exists today in the two public parking and surface lot.

To accommodate the request the following is required:

  • Comprehensive Plan Amendment
  • Rezoning 

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


DJR Architects, Inc.

6600-6800 France Ave., Edina, MN

DJR Architects are proposing a redevelopment of the 21.78-acre parcel at 6600-6800 France Avenue to be known as "The Avenue on France". The request is for a six (6) phase redevelopment to include:

• A new 6-story medical building
• A new 6-story office building
• A new 4-story hotel
• A new 8-story, 70-unit residential condominium
• Three new 102 story retail buildings
• A new single story Bank of America building; and
• The existing buildings that would remain include the 7-story office and 6-
story office buildings and the Tavern on France Restaurant.

To accommodate the request the following is required:

• Preliminary Rezoning to PUD (Planned Unit Development)
• A Comprehensive Plan Amendment to increase the height maximum.
• Preliminary Development Plan. 

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Frauenshuh Companies
7700 France Ave., Edina, MN

Frauenshuh Companies is proposing to redevelop the 17.1 acre parcel at 7700
France Avenue with a multi-phase development to include construction of a new
medical office building and parking ramp.

To accommodate the request the following is required:

  • Zoning Ordinance Amendment to the existing PUD-8, Planned Unit Development - 7700 France Avenue, Edina, MN.
  • Site Plan Review
  • Preliminary Plat


Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Pete Rifakkes
4500 Valley View Road, Edina, MN

Town Hall Brewery is requesting a preliminary rezoning from PCD-4, Planned Commercial District with parking, sign and building setback variance to remodel the existing gas station into a restaurant at 4500 Valley View Road. 

To accommodate the request, the following is required:

  • Rezoning with variances
  • Site plan

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Opus Development Company LLC
5901 Lincoln Drive, Edina, MN 

Opus Development Company LLC is proposing to re-develop a portion of the former United Height Group site with a four-story 250-unit apartment building with 250 space underground parking ramp.

To accommodate the request, the following is required:

  • Preliminary Rezoning From PID, Planned Industrial District to MDD-5, Mixed Development District
  • Preliminary Development Plan with a surface parking stall variance from 287 surface parking stalls to 94 with a proof-of-parking plan for 170 total
  • Subdivision 

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Angela Otteson on behalf of Edina Public Schools
7600 Metro Blvd., Edina, MN

Site Plan review with a variance to install a 10-foot black vinyl fence to build a new transportation facility at the vacant parcel at 7600 Metro Boulevard, Edina, MN.

To accommodate the request, the following is required: 

  • Site Plan
  • Variance

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Buhl Investors, Cahill Mini Storage
7624 Cahill Road, Edina, MN

Buhl Investors is proposing to redevelop the property into a mini storage facility. 

To accommodate the request, the following is required:

  • Site Plan Approval

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


DJR Architecture, Inc.
3901 70th St. West, Edina, MN 

The applicant is requesting a rezoning of the site from Planned Commercial District-4, (PCD-4) to Planned Unit Development (PUD). The existing building will be torn down and a new retail/office building is proposed. 

To accommodate the request, the following is required:

  • Rezoning to Planned Unit Development (PUD)
  • Development Plan

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Noble Investments
N/E corner of Southdale Shopping Center site.

Noble Investments is proposing to develop  the northeast corner of Southdale to construct a four-story, 146-room Hilton Hotel.

To accommodate the request, the following is required:

  • A site plan review with building setback variances from 48 to 14-24 feet on York Avenue and 48 to 21 to 46 feet for the new structure; a parking stall setback variance from 20-7 feet; and a parking stall variance for the entire Southdale site.
  • Subdivision to create a new lot on which the building would be located.

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Edina Public Schools
6754 Valley View Road

Edina Public Schools are proposing to build a 142,000-square-foot addition to the existing high school, located at 6754 Valley View Road. This project is part of a referendum passed by voters of Edina in May 2015.

To accommodate this request, the following is requested:

  • Conditional Use Permit

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Doran
3200 Southdale Circle, 3101 W. 66th St. (former Best Buy site) and 6612 Xerxes Ave.

Bull Moose Construction is proposing to tear down the existing vacant Best Buy building and abutting single dwelling and build a 210-unit apartment building and restaurant with underground parking.

To accommodate the request, the following is requested:

  • Preliminary rezoning to PUD, Planned Unit Development
  • Preliminary development plan
  • Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Bank of America
6868 France Ave. S.

Bank of America is proposing to tear down the existing Think Bank and construct a new LEED Certified Bank of America, with a drive-up ATM. Merrill Lynch would also be a tenant in the building.
 
To accommodate this request, the following is required:
  • Site Plan Review
  • Front Setback Variance from 35-feet to 22-feet for the building. 
  • Parking stall variance from 1,738 spaces to 1,581 spaces
  • Front setback variance from 35-feet to 20-feet for the ATM drive through 
 
Download the schematics.

DLC Residential, LLC.
6550 Xerxes Avenue and 3250 66th St. W.

DLC Residential LLC is proposing to tear down the existing office buildings and build a two phase apartment project with underground parking. Phase 1 is a 227-unit, 6-story building; Phase 2 is a 148-unit, 5-story building,

To accommodate the request the following is required:
• Preliminary Rezoning to PUD (Planned Unit Development)>
• Preliminary Development Plan
• Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Download the schematics.


Frank Berman
5321 and 5331 Evanswood Lane
5320 and 5324 Blake Road
Blake Woods Residential Subdivision

Frank Berman is proposing to combine and subdivide his four properties into seven (7) lots. The existing home at 5331 Evanswood Lane would remain and the home at 5324 Blake Road would be removed.

To accommodate the request, the following is required:

  • Preliminary Plan
  • Final Plat

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


66 West Apartments
Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative

3330 W. 66th St.

Initial Project Description: The applicant is requesting to remodel and expand the existing TCF Bank building into 39 units of small studio apartments for young adults (ages 18-22) who have experienced homelessness.

To accommodate this request, the following is required:

  1. A Comprehensive Guide Plan Amendment to allow housing other than Senior Housing in the Regional Medical District
  2. Preliminary Rezoning from POD-1, Planning Office District, to PUD, Planned Unit Development and Preliminary Development Plan
  3. Final Development Plan and Final Rezoning to a PUD
  4. Zoning Ordinance Amendment establishing the PUD District

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.


Mathias Mortenson
3923 49th St.

Initial Project Description: The applicant is requesting preliminary rezoning from R-1, Single Dwelling Unit District, to R-2, Double Dwelling Unit District with lot width, lot area, building coverage and retaining wall setback variances to tear down the existing single family home and build a duplex.

To accommodate this request, the following is required:

  1. Rezoning With Variances

Download the schematics of the proposed plan.

 

 

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Edina, MN 55424

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