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Discovery Square

Concept Description

Discovery Square Related Status

Transportation

DMC Transportation Plan

Plan Description

While there are several different plans being proposed, there is a need to interconnect all those piece parts to integrate them into the transportation framework of the DMC transportation vision.

Strategies (How)

While there are several different plans being proposed, there is a need to interconnect all those piece parts to integrate them into the transportation framework of the DMC transportation vision:  primary function of this Transportation Plan is to provide investment guidance for DMC transit and transportation infrastructure funding.

This recognizes the need for enhanced workforce access and quality transportation options to grow a competitive, diverse, and sustainable economic center in Rochester. The transportation element of the DMC Development Plan serves as a guiding investment strategy based on sound market analysis and full integration with the 20-year DMC development program. It guides investment of DMC dollars directed to transit and transportation projects, including $116 million in State Transit Aid (approximately $47 million of which will come from Olmsted County), and public infrastructure funding to support other transportation related improvements such as streets and parking structure.

The strategy has been established to leverage DMC funding with City/County Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) funding, projects identified in the sales tax extension (approved in 2013), current and future State (MDOT)

Results (Work Products)

  1. Efficient, convenient and accessible transportation systems that provides favorable cost structure commuters, employers and the public sector
  2. More marketable downtown properties
  3. More efficient and effective use of existing and future parking supplies
  4. Better efficiencies in the use of land and reduced parking development costs (for both private and public sectors)
  5. Greater transit ridership
  6. Reduced traffic congestion
  7. A strong partnership between the public sector, Mayo Clinic and the downtown business community
  8. Measurable success based on consensus targets for access and growth

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

  1. Organization that effectively supports and advocates the long-term economic vitality and livability of the downtown
  2. Downtown parking to support economic development goals
  3. Increased percentage of downtown employees commuting by transit from 10% (2008) to 23-30% by 2035
  4. Increased number and percentage of commuter bike trips to downtown Rochester from an existing bike/walk mode split of 7% (2008) to 13% by 2035
  5. Increased percentage of downtown employees commuting by carpool/vanpools to downtown Rochester from 12% (2008) to 14% (2035)
  6. Increased employee awareness of the Rochester Access Management Authority and alternative mode transportation options
  7. System-wide partnerships to support parking and TDM efforts/mission

Status/News

February 17, 2019 openBeam.net: Destination Medical Center Corporation Board Green Lights Mobility Hub Locations in Rochester

The Destination Medical Center Corporation (DMCC) Board of Directors at its February meeting, approved a resolution supporting two preliminary mobility hub locations in Rochester, MN, and authorizing up to $400,000 in financial support for additional studies and engineering.

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November 06, 2018 DMC: DMC Transportation Plan Status

Status reports and documentations presented to DMCC.

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June 24, 2016 openBEAM.net: SRF Status Reports on DMC Transportation and questions about MWO supply chain

A number of DMC Transportation RFP questions were brought up by Susan Park Rani, DMC board member.

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May 29, 2016 openBEAM.net: DMCC Board raised concern about lack of transporation planning progress

Frustration was raised about the lack of transportation stake-in-the-ground at the May 26, 2016 DMC Board meeting. In project management 101 parlance, there is a lack of a work-break-down-structure of the overall DMC development plan.

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August 27, 2015 DMC EDA: Transportation: DMC Transportation Framework

DMCC has approved a funding $500,000 per year to contract a transit planner to spearhead transit studies

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Rochester City Transit Development Plan

Plan Description

The local transit system will face various challenges in the coming years. Following are some of the more obvious ones. Provide convenient service with competitive ride times and adequate community coverage Design services attractive to riders and easy to use and to effectively communicate information about them Provide at a minimum peak hour service to all Rochester neighborhoods Increase community access and mobility. Maintain and expand park and ride facilities partnering whenever possible with private business Evaluate whether the existing hub and spoke system design with a single transfer location (downtown) will meet short and long term operational needs.

January 02, 2019 openBeam.net: Rochester City Transit Development Plan References

Found the following links on Rochester City Website.  The City of Rochester is conducting four integrated transit studies to refine the concepts identified in the DMC Plan.

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February 23, 2017 CNG: City Transit Plan ready for public review

Bryan Law presented the latest Rochester city transit planning status to CNG's Feb. 2017 meeting.

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November 02, 2016 CNG: City Transit Updates with the community

This presentation is being shared with the community.

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October 11, 2016 TBD: Rochester City Transit Development Plan Public Feedback Sessions

Five public meetings are scheduled to discuss Transit Development Plan here in Rochester. The RPT is asking for people's input on how to make the new Transit Development Plan successful.

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October 18, 2015 openBEAM.net: Joseph Kapper, AICP Senior Transportation Planner SRF Consulting Group, Inc. Conducting Focus Groups

Rochester Transit Development Plan – Focused Discussion Groups Date:Tuesday, October 27th Times:Option #1: 9:30a.m. – 11:00a.m. Option #2: 1:30p.m. – 3:00p.m. Location: Rochester City Hall, Conference Room #320 201 4th Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904

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Transportation: ROCOG Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

Plan Description

The purpose of the Long Range Transportation Plan is: To identify major transportation investment needs in Olmsted County over the next 30-40 years To satisfy the federal mandate that all urban areas have a transportation plan that discusses the level in investment that can occur based on reasonably available funding To coordinate the actions of cities, counties, townships and MNDOT in developing major transportation facilities and services To provide updated system planning maps reflecting current thinking on community growth and land use development

December 25, 2016 ROCOG: Transportation: ROCOG Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

Per the following  the ROCOG LRTP has been rendered online for immediate consumption.

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Heart of the City

Concept Description

Heart of the City Related Status

Economic Development

Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan

Available Description

Intended to bring to Rochester, Olmsted County and Minnesota private investment in excess of $5.6 billion: • Seeks to create at least 35,000 new jobs in Minnesota and bring tax revenue in excess of $7 billion to the State • Intended to give prospective employees,patients and visitors substantial reason to consider Rochester their ‘destination’.

Strategies (How)

1. Create a comprehensive strategic plan with a compelling vision that harnesses the energy and creativity of the entire community.

2: Leverage the public investment to attract more than $5 billion in private investment to Rochester and the region.

3. Create approximately 35,000 – 45,000 new jobs, with workforce development strategies that support that growth.

4. Generate approximately $7.5 - $8.0 billion in new net tax revenue over 35 year. 

5. Achieve the highest quality patient, companion, visitor, employee, and resident experience, now and in the future.

DMC 2019 Workplan

Per September DMCC Board Meeting: DMC 2019 Workplan

 

 

2016 Work Plan

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Drive subplans

DMC Heart of the City ; Discovery Square Feasibility Study  Transportation: DMC Transportation Framework

Results (Work Products)

The following is based on this document => Metrics Section of the DMC Plan 

Results

  • Intended to bring to Rochester, Olmsted County and Minnesota private investment in excess of $5.6 billion:
  • Seeks to create at least 35,000 new jobs in Minnesota and bring tax revenue in excess of $7 billion to the State
  • Intended to give prospective employees,patients and visitors substantial reason to consider Rochester their ‘destination’.

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Economic-Fiscal Projections/Analysis 

  1. Increases in Jobs
  2. Increases in Visitation
  3. Increase in Income, Property, Sales, Hotel-Motel and Other Taxes  
  4. Estimated Indirect Benefits (e.g. jobs, tax base, etc

Other Economic Indicators:

  1. Increases in Median Income (Above Inflationary Rates)
  2. Increases in Work Force Population Living in City/County
  3. Increases of the Gross Regional Product (GRP) 
  4. Increases in Targeted Business/Industry Sector

Real Estate Indicators:

  1. Number of Building Permits
  2. Property Tax Collection
  3. Hotel Occupancy/ADR
  4. Commercial Rental/Sales Data (e.g. Occupancies, Rental Rates, etc.)
  5. Retail Rental/Sales Data (e.g. Occupancies, Rental Rates, etc.)
  6. Residential Home Sales Data §Residential Rental Data (e.g. Occupancies, Rental Rates, etc.

Other Indicators:

  1. Number/Attendance at Conventions, Exhibitions and Other Events at Mayo Civic Center
  2. Visitation to Downtown
  3. Transit Ridership

 

Note: above Information based on DMC Plan Draft Section 2.4 Metrics, Measurements and On-going reporting

Status/News

April 08, 2019 openBeam.net: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan

3rd Annual DMC Real Estate Development and Investment Summit

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March 26, 2019 PB: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan

DMC: Year of Milestones a Post Bulletin Report

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February 17, 2019 DMC EDA: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Meeting Packet

DMCC Meeting Packet with affordable housing and transportation breakouts.

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September 19, 2018 DMC EDA: November 2017 DMC Dashboard

September 2018 DMCC Board Meeting, YE 2017 DMC Metrics per Nov. 2, 2017 DMCC Board Meeting.

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May 27, 2018 openBeam.net: Three DMC Proposals

Three projects looking for TIF: Hotel Indigo, Hyatt House Hotel and Wells Fargo Bank Building Renovation

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April 04, 2018 PB: DMC: Days of Discovery

PB special reporting on DMC status.

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November 04, 2017 PB: DMCC approves $22M in capitral improvement projects for 2018

While the DMC EDA budget will rise from $3.5 million this year to more than $3.7 million next year, the city will contribute $122,000 less and Mayo Clinic's contribution will increase by $337,000.

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Journey to Growth Plan

Develop Description

A strategy to address the challenges and opportunities necessary to grow the Rochester region's economy. Create a regional brand and communications platform Create Leadership Teams to oversee development of the Rochester Area's target business sectors Formalize a best-practice startup acceleration program at the May Clinic Business Accelerator Develop a comprehensive graduate-retention program Identify, enhance and promote capital-formation resources Conduct a regional workforce gap Form a coalition to create a regional talent retention and attraction campaign Pursue regional transit service for high-volume weekday commuting periods etc ...

Strategies (How)

  • Leverage community partners to work on the three broad themes:
    1. Expand/diversity the regional economy
    2. Optimize the regional talent base
    3. Become a cohesive, connected region
  • Top-level Volunteer Governance
  • Coordinating entities
  • Form committees

Results (Work Products)

Results

  • An expanded and a diversified regional economy
  • A talented work force with skills that match the needs of the social, economic engine.
  • A cohesive and connected region

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators

  • Population growth
  • Per Capital Income trending
  • Poverty Rate
  • Unemployment Rate
  • High School Graduation Rate
  • Percentage of Healthcare Employment
  • % Self-employed
  • Pre-school Student Enrollment
  • % of Adults with a BA Degrees or Higher
  • % Population Ages 25 to 34
  • Net Migration
  • Patents Per Capital (per 100 employees)

April 04, 2019 TBD: Journey to Growth Plan $25M loan fund

PB: "As part of J2G, lawmakers from Southeast Minnesota are seeking to create a $25 million revolving loan fund to spur business and entrepreneurial activity in the region’s towns and cities."

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October 13, 2015 Bluff County Group: Journey to Growth October 2015 Meeting at Chatfield

More than 100 representatives from area cities and economic development organizations participated in the discussion about how J2G can accomplish its mission of diversifying the workforce and promoting towns surrounding Rochester as the Destination Medical Center (DMC) initiative, a medical tourism venture, attempts to draw people to visit, work and live in Rochester. J2G is a five-year regional economic growth strategy developed by Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce in which the cities of Chatfield and Spring Valley, among others, are partners.

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UMR/Rec District

Concept Description

UMR and Recreation Related Status

Housing

2016-2020 Housing Framework

Available Description

Published in February 2014, the Maxfield study found that the vacancy rate for affordable senior rentals was 0.8 percent in December, compared to a 4.6 percent vacancy in senior market rate housing. To meet the anticipated demand, the report suggests that an average of 126 affordable senior housing units need to be built annually through 2020, compared to the average of 8 units a year that were added from 2006 to 2012. The demand for market rate senior housing is expected to go from adding 16 units a year to an average of 251 a year. Many such projects are already under construction or in the pipeline for coming years.

Strategies (How)

Strategies:

Greater Minnesota Housing Funds (GMHF) Facilitating "Housing Action Plan"

Coordinated with all local planning efforts

Establish housing production goals

Identify financing tools, policy tools, best practices

Consult with State, Federal & Local Government & Foundations

Plan for increased local development capacity

Innovative policies, strategies & Public/Private Partnerships

Results (Work Products)

Results:

Affordable housing for all income levels:

 

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators:

Homeless rates reduction and demographics profile improvement

Reduced area Annual Rental Production Trend (2006-2012) and Annual Needs Projections (2014 - 2020) Gaps

Market Rate Rental

Affordable Workforce Rental

(General)

Market Rate SeniorAffordable Senior
Production Demand Production Demand Production Demand Production Demand
117 167 20 246 16 251 8 126

 

1. Rental affordability improvements from current statistics of 58.2% of area renters cannot

afford the average market rent of $957 / Month. Majority of renters are rent burdened.

2. Improved affordable workforce rental general occupancy from 1.2% to xx% and affordable

senior rental housing from 0.8% to yy%.

 

Status/News

February 15, 2019 openBeam.net: Councilman Michael Wojcik Comments to DMC pertaining to Affordable Housing

Here are 6 comments / Suggestions that that Councilman Wojcik sent do the DMC EDA and Board pertaining to how DMC can have a positive impact on the affordability of housing in the district and beyond.

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January 17, 2019 openBeam.net: Affordable Housing Proposal

The City of Rochester is looking to have up to 10 floors of housing constructed on top of a brand new 650 unit parking ramp.

This is in both a targeted census tract, an opportunity zone and a couple blocks from the Mayo Clinic. The city spent an addition $500k to ensure footings could serve up to 10 addition levels of housing.

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December 09, 2018 openBeam.net: Collective Impact Model to enable Housing Coalition

11/13/2018 Housing Coalition meeting starting a series of conversations regarding the future and role of the housing alliance in our community.  To start these conversations, Elaine Case will be presenting on the Community Impact model.

 

 

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August 21, 2018 openBeam.net: 2016-2020 Housing Framework

Notes and presentation from  the July Housing Conversation hosted by Kim Norton.

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December 24, 2017 PB: Coalition to advance housing framework

Rochester Area Foundation announced the creation of the Coalition
for Rochester Area Housing, a group of public and private sector organizations dedicated to affordable housing in the Rochester area.

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September 21, 2017 openBEAM.net: City Council Discussing Affordable Housing

City Council's Committee at Large discussed Affordable Housing and Councilman Michael Wojcik's counter proposal. 

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July 31, 2017 CNG: CNG housing message reframing workgroup

Per the June 22, 2017 CNG meeting, Dee Sabol and Sheila Kiscadan will be leading a workgroup to develop a housing advocay message in a format that follows The FrameWorks Institute guidance. Please contact them if you wish to participate in the workgroup.

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May 04, 2017 MW: Mixed Income Housing Policy Study

 Grounded Solutions Network Report from Michael Wojcik's blog site. 

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DMC Status/News

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April 20, 2019 City of Rochester: Chateau Theater Request for Proposal

3 proposals (Exhibits Development Group, Art Trust of Minnesota, Encourage Events Group) being considered as a result of RFP.  

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April 08, 2019 openBeam.net: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan

3rd Annual DMC Real Estate Development and Investment Summit

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February 17, 2019 openBeam.net: Education, Health and Recreation Space (DMC UMR/Rec sub-district) 2019 DMCC

The DMC EDA, City of Rochester and UMR will begin discussions about future sub-district development. 

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February 17, 2019 DMC EDA: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Meeting Packet

DMCC Meeting Packet with affordable housing and transportation breakouts.

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February 17, 2019 openBeam.net: Destination Medical Center Corporation Board Green Lights Mobility Hub Locations in Rochester

The Destination Medical Center Corporation (DMCC) Board of Directors at its February meeting, approved a resolution supporting two preliminary mobility hub locations in Rochester, MN, and authorizing up to $400,000 in financial support for additional studies and engineering.

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February 08, 2019 MedCity Beat/MJW: Bloom Reconsiders Second Phases of Riverfront Project

"Bloom International Realty may be rethinking plans to build the second phase of its $230 million riverfront development in downtown Rochester.

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December 21, 2018 openBeam.net: Triton Hilton Hotel (Broadway at Center) Asking for more TIF

Rochester developer Gus Chafoulias wants an additional $6.5 million in city assistance to pay for the nearly-complete Hilton hotel project.

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