Posted on: June 1, 2022
The latest Coon Rapids Quarterly Economic Development Report shows a big jump in new housing units under construction in the city compared to this time last year.In the first quarter of 2022, permits were issued for 267 new housing units including the thi...Read on...
Posted on: May 25, 2022
ACE Hardware has been a staple in Coon Rapids for decades. But at the end of 2020, the ownership changed hands.“We were flirting around with the idea of buying another store,” said Tim Owata. Owata and his wife, Elena Nelson, bought the store fro...Read on...
Posted on: May 24, 2022
Water is something we can take for granted even though it is our most precious resource, and many people around the globe worry about their water supply daily. Understanding where our water comes from and ways it can be contaminated is just as...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Preparing for Disasters
In Minnesota we know all about harsh weather, from tornados to blizzards and extreme temperatures, it's important to be prepared. Construction and building companies also work towards preventing emergencies and preparing for disaste...Read on...
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Careers in Building Safety
From building inspectors to plan reviewers to code enforcement officers, there are many different positions that make the buildings we live, work and play in safe for years to come. These important career fields are experiencing ...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2022
May is Building Safety Month, and each week features a different topic relating to building safety. Week one is Energy and Innovation.
Americans spend more than $200 billion on energy every year. We use it to power everything in our daily lives, ...Read on...
Posted on: April 29, 2022
Business Council meetings offer helpful information on business topics and initiatives in Coon Rapids. Gain insight for your business!
Tuesday, May 24, 7:30-9 a.m.
Bunker Hills Golf Club, 12800 Bunker Prairie Rd.
Contact Lori Higgins at lori@metron...Read on...
Posted on: April 20, 2022
The pandemic changed a lot of things including the livelihood of Andover resident Jess Spah. The catering chef found herself out of a job in 2020.“People were not gathering the way they used to and food wasn’t being catered in,&rdq...Read on...
Posted on: January 25, 2022
Several big names are coming to the Riverdale retail area in Coon Rapids:
- Building permit applications have been received for Schneiderman's Furniture, which will occupy the former Sears space in the Riverdale Village Shopping Center.
- Work continues to reco...
Posted on: March 29, 2022
A two year reconstruction project kicked off this week in Anoka. Traffic on Highway 10 will be down to a single lane in each direction until winter.
Coon Rapids business owners are invited to an informational meeting on the project on Thursday, March 31 fr...Read on...
Posted on: January 21, 2022
Coon Rapids is the first city in the nation to have a Famous Dave’s restaurant with a new cafeteria-style model. The Famous Dave’s Quick ‘Que opened for business in the Riverdale area in October 2021."Famous Dave&apo...Read on...
Posted on: January 14, 2022
A visit to AMC Theaters in Coon Rapids turned into a new business venture for a local couple. “We were literally going to see a movie and we saw it was for lease,” said Casie Buckley, co-owner of DEVO Fitness.The rest is histo...Read on...
Posted on: September 17, 2021
The Port Riverwalk neighborhood continues to grow on Coon Rapids Boulevard. Coon Rapids-based Centra Homes is developing 136 one-level and two-level detached townhomes on 43 acres of formerly City-owned land generally between Egret Boulevard and Avocet St...Read more...
Posted on: November 7, 2019
Developers broke ground on a new 168-unit apartment complex in the Port Evergreen area near 94th Avenue and Springbrook Drive Thursday, November 7, 2019. The complex, named Spring House Apartments, will be developed by St. Paul-based Real Estate Equities....Read more...