twin cities real estate: Twin Cities Real Estate Market Update: "The Skinny" for April 2010 - 04/21/10 02:24 AM
Twin Cities Real Estate Market Update: "The Skinny" for April 2010
Fifty percent more buyers signed purchase agreements this March than a year ago.  Purchases of short sale listings increased by 76%, and traditional sales by 55%. However, fewer lender-owned homes were sold, by 26%.  More details in the video.

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twin cities real estate: Best of the Twin Cities: the Shopping Experience. - 02/28/08 04:23 PM
         Southdale – the first shopping mall in the country.
            Minnesota has played an important role in history of shopping centers in United States for decades.  The very first fully enclosed, climate-controlled regional shopping center, Southdale, was built in Edina, MN.  The Dayton Company conceived the idea for the project in 1950 to meet the needs of many businesses moving from the city to the suburbs.
           The center opened on October 7, 1956 and became a benchmark for shopping, retail, and community development.  About 10 years ago, the mall underwent a significant remodeling and additions.  Today, it … (11 comments)