Project Profile | Penn & American’s Phase II

September 22, 2014 at 10:25 am

PennAmerican-frontPenn & American – the multi-phase, retail and residential project at the intersection of Penn Avenue and American Boulevard in Bloomington – started its second phase with signed leases from Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers. Construction began with a Sept. 10 groundbreaking and be complete by fall of 2015.

As with the first phase of the project, United Properties will continue to partner with StuartCo on the development. Completed in 2012, the first phase includes Genesee Apartments & Townhomes, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Which Wich and other retailers.

The second phase of Penn & American will be located at 8001 Penn Ave. S., just north of the first phase, and will total approximately 120,000 sq. ft.

  • Home2 Suites by Hilton is an all-suite extended stay hotel and the first location in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. Once complete, the 107-room, 68,000-sq.-ft., four-story hotel will be sold to Lion Hotel Group.PennAmerican-grocer
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market also will establish its first location in the market with a 28,600 sq.-ft. store at Penn & American. The specialty grocer focuses on healthy and organic products.
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, a casual dining restaurant chain, will operate a 6,900-sq.-ft. restaurant.

Other project partners include the City of Bloomington’s Housing Redevelopment Authority, ESG Architects, general contractor RJM Construction, hotel contractor Weis Builders, civil engineer Kimley-Horn, hotel architect Tushie Montgomery, hotel operator Lion Hotel Group and brokerage firm Cushman & Wakefield | NorthMarq.

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