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Bloom Rochester River Front Project

The Bloom Development in Rochester, MN, is located on the riverfront of the Zumbro River, and aspires to set a new standard of quality in the downtown business district. This 1,000,000 square foot development creates an inclusive destination of hospitality and shopping, complemented with contemporary restaurants and nightlife. The project is composed of two high-rise towers: a 4-star hotel, condominiums, and senior living apartments. The towers are placed atop of a podium that features ground level retail, restaurants, and parking garage. The master plan concept improves access to the Zumbro Riverfront with a boardwalk creating a pedestrian friendly environment and activating the river’s edge. The location is ideal to form an urban hub connecting City Hall to the opposite side of the river and the commercial downtown area. The development will consist of a 180 key 4-star hotel, with 130 branded condominiums; 215 unit high-rise senior community; 30,000 square feet of food and beverage establishments and 7,000 square feet of retail. Public spaces will be added, including an indoor winter garden, 3rd St. public plaza, rooftop terrace park, and boardwalk.

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Project Information

About the project

Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive)

Archive Phase

Project Type

  Building, Special  


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Economic Development, Housing, Recreation & Open Space

Level 2: Housing: Market Rate, Arts & Culture, Waterfront

DMC Impacts:

Hotel & Hospitality, Arts & Culture, Waterfront

Community Health Impacts:


Collaborators

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: Bloom Holding

Known/Likely Collaborators: Bloom Holding ; City of Rochester, MN ; DMC EDA ; ae7

Potential Collaborators:


Related Projects

Associated Bank

 

 

 

Key Status Reports


Key reports on: Bloom Rochester River Front Project


February 08, 2019 : 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.


May 30, 2016 : Bloom Rochester River Front Project Status May 26 Presentation to DMCC board

This is a "home run" kind of project. Some of my friends who have been looking elsewhere to re-locate to a down-town living environment may now have reasons to wait and see how this will turn out. 



Key reports on: Bloom Rochester River Front Project


February 08, 2019 : 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.


May 30, 2016 : Bloom Rochester River Front Project Status May 26 Presentation to DMCC board

This is a "home run" kind of project. Some of my friends who have been looking elsewhere to re-locate to a down-town living environment may now have reasons to wait and see how this will turn out. 


  

General reports on: Bloom Rochester River Front Project


August 08, 2018 Riverfront project gets first nod per Post Bulletin Report

"Early plans for a $180 million construction project along the Zumbro River received some enthusiastic support from Rochester's Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night." 

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Key Beam Reports on:

Economic Development, Housing, Recreation & Open Space  
July 13, 2021: Racism and the Economy -- Federal Reserve Series

Understanding the implications of structural racism in America's economy. 

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July 07, 2021: How to approach a DEI improvement project

 Use the Listen, Learn and Act model to support new DEI leaders in our community. 

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July 05, 2021: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan 3Q2021

Key info includes: 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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June 27, 2021: AARP Age Friendly Community

(1) 2021-06-27 Status Community Report;  (2) 2020-01-15:Olmsted County joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.

 

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June 17, 2021: Sustainable, Resilient Rochester

Sustainability Task Force: Presentations to CMRC, Housing and Feedback from survey and action plan

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May 29, 2021: South-of-Downtown Waterfront Small Area Plan

  March and May 2021 status slides and recording. 

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May 28, 2021: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan

2021-05-28 News: Msg from JJ,;  May 2021 TB Report;  ACG pledge , 

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May 26, 2021: Bryk Apartments March and May Status

March and May reports to DMCC including video, documents and presentations. 

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March 06, 2021: Housing Alliance Coalition

   Work Products: 2021 Housing Profile and Coalition Report 2020

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January 01, 2021: 2020 Targeted Business, Workforce Participation Reports

2020-12-11 Report; 2020-11-02 October Report; 2020-09-30 September Report 

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December 10, 2020: Co-designing of Discovery Walk Concept

Summary of Co-design of Discovery Walk and Codify the co-design process. 

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November 21, 2020: November 2020 DMCC Board Meeting

(1) November 2020 Board Meeting (2) 5 Year DMC Plan Updates and Covid Effects

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Last modified by support on 2019/03/20
Created by allnode on 2016/05/26

 

 

 

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Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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