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800 West Broadway

800 West Broadway Rendering & Site Plan

Project Overview

800 West Broadway is a unique collaborative opening doors to employment, education and healthy living. The State of Minnesota is moving the current North Minneapolis WorkForce Center located at 1200 Plymouth Avenue N, Minneapolis to a more centrally located, larger space at 800 West Broadway Avenue, Minneapolis in late 2016. This new location will be easier for customers to access by public transportation, but with the increased space allows for an innovative partnership with Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and NorthPoint Health & Wellness to provide benefits such as:

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Project Details

Estimated Project Cost: $8M

Public Investment:



City of Minneapolis Tax-Increment Financing


Hennepin County Property Value Reduction


Met Council Tax Base Revitalization Account Grant


Builder/Developer: Sherman Associates, Inc.

Key Contacts at Sherman Associates:

  • Commercial leases: Rob Kost, CCIM
    Vice President - Commercial Properties
    Sherman Associates, Inc. 
    Direct: 612-604-0869
  • Contracting & Workforce: Andy Headding
    Project Coordinator – Construction
    Craftsman Construction
    Direct: 612-436-9136

Building Size/Layout: The building is two-stories and approximately 47,000 sq. ft. The North Minneapolis WorkForce Center and NorthPoint Health and Wellness will be on the first floor along with retail space (tenant not determined). An educational center headed by MPS will be on the second floor.

Transportation/Parking: The building is located centrally on the 14 and 30 and near the 5 and 22 bus lines. Onsite parking will be available for those who have disabilities. Staff working in the building will be able to park in the Hawthorne Crossings Mall less than 150 yards away. 


Get Involved

Ongoing Opportunities to Get Involved

We are seeking additional public input on the programming at the proposed West Broadway Education and Career Center. Every second Tuesday of the month from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. you can get a project update, ask questions, and or share feedback.

North Minneapolis WorkForce Center
1200 Plymouth Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

Contact Ibrahim Noor, North Minneapolis WorkForce Center Manager for more information at 612-821-4411.



Construction work began late November, 2015 and will be completed by September, 2016.


Last updated Feb 10, 2017