Bloomington is a happening place where people want to be. To meet the demands in this dynamic community, businesses are stepping up to offer affordable housing, restaurants, banks, car washes and more. Here’s a quick look at several recent developments. The area median income included in the housing developments below is defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and in alignment with the City’s Opportunity Housing Ordinance.
Risor of Bloomington, a 145-unit apartment building for active 55+ residents just off 34th Avenue, sits above the bluff overlooking Long Meadow Lake and the Minnesota River Valley. The development offers 14 units restricted for residents with an income at or below the 60% area median income. It opened in July.
Carbon31, a 403-unit apartment building located in Bloomington Central Station, offers 39 units restricted for residents with an income at or below the 60% area median income. It is expected to open its first phase in October. On the main floor, Oxendales Bloomington Market, a locally owned grocery store, is scheduled to open in November. Pictured top right.
Oxboro Heights, a 125-unit senior apartment building located at 600 West 93rd Street, is currently under construction. This project will offer a mixture of affordable units restricted to residents with incomes at or below 30% and up to 70% area median income. It is expected to open in spring 2024. Pictured top left.
Noble Apartments, a 149-unit apartment building located at 8200 Humboldt Avenue, is currently under construction. This development will offer 14 units restricted to residents with an income at or below the 50% area median income. It is expected to open in spring 2024.
Seagate Technology is constructing an 80,000-square-foot addition to its existing technology campus at
7801 Computer Avenue.
Top Line Credit Union constructed a new 3,000-square-foot building at 900 American Boulevard West. The credit union opened in September.
Tommy’s Express Car Wash at 200 West 98th Street is expected to open in December. Pictured bottom right.
Gyropolis is anticipated to start demolition of the vacant service station at the corner of 90th and Penn this fall. Once demolition is complete, construction of a 2,400-square-foot addition will begin. Pictured bottom left.