The St. Anthony Park Community Council has drafted a letter of concern to Inland Development Partners, the company working to sell the Lower Campus of Luther Seminary. Download the document or read below.
New Partnership with Inland Development Partners in Lower Campus Sale
(St. Paul, Minn.) – Luther Seminary announces a new partner in the pursuit of the sale of lower campus, Inland Development Partners.
The seminary remains committed to selling the lower campus for additional mixed-use housing, including affordable housing, and is in a solid position as the search for the right buyers continues.
“We are pleased to work together with IDP as we pursue the sale of the lower campus,” said Robin Steinke, president of Luther Seminary. “We continue to believe the lower campus is a historic opportunity in the heart of the metropolitan area and the need for more housing is endorsed by community partners.”
IDP has decades of real estate development experience and will focus on the steps needed to obtain community and government support, create individual building sites through a thorough review of the infrastructure and unique attributes of the site, and will support Luther
Seminary’s efforts to sell those parcels to the entities that will build on them.
“Our existing relationships in this category along with our experience working on large, complex projects with multiple entities will serve Luther Seminary well,” said Kent Carlson, Partner at IDP. “We’re happy to act as master developer to ensure a solution that meets the needs of the
As this process continues, the lease of Stub Hall to Ramsey County for a temporary shelter to house people experiencing homelessness has been extended through May of next year.
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