Housing and Economic
Development Resources

Below is a selection of Housing and Economic Development resources that turned concepts and goals into projects and achievements.

Community Development

Navigating the challenging, yet critical process of community development is essential in maintaining and improving the health of any community.


Downtown Redevelopment

Downtowns present unique circumstances requiring a substantial commitment of time and energy, as well as public and private investment. The downtown, or central business district, holds a distinct value in most communities.


Industrial and Business Centers

Development of new or expanded industrial and/or business centers can provide increased employment opportunities, an expanded tax base and amenties that bring vibrancy and solidarity to a community.


Success Story: Community Development

Bloomington Central Station – Bloomington, MN

The Bloomington Port Authority asked Springsted to assist in creating a TIF District and a Development model for the Bloomington Central Station redevelopment project.


Success Story: Downtown Redevelopment

Chaska Curling Center – Chaska, MN

As part of the City’s downtown redevelopment, Chaska, Minnesota decided to build a Curling Center and make other enhancements to their Fireman’s Park. They engaged Springsted to develop an operating pro forma to forecast the facility’s financial performance over time and to assist with the formation and execution of the debt financing plan for the project.


Success Story: Industrial and Business Centers

Exact Sciences – Madison, WI

Exact Sciences, a molecular diagnostics company with an initial focus on the early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer wanted to expand its manufacturing, R&D and headquarters facility located in Madison, Wisconsin. The City of Madison’s economic development staff engaged Springsted to perform a Financial and Capacity Analysis.