A group of North Loop business and community leaders isn’t ready to give up on bringing a pro soccer stadium to Minneapolis despite more solid plans in St. Paul. The group, known as 2020 Partners, is a collection of dozens of North Loop players looking for ways to generate investment in the neighborhood. At a ...
Ramsey County is the latest governmental entity to throw their weight behind the sought-after project.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman’s plan would place the stadium at the site of a former bus maintenance facility at Snelling and University avenues.
Council members call for stadium use beyond professional soccer games, including by community groups, and for “strong evidence” that the project would spur development nearby.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is among the most vocal advocates for bringing a Major League Soccer team, and stadium, to the Twin Cities.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber confirmed a Minneapolis stadium is still possible despite pushback at City Hall.
Members of 2020 Partners sketched out a plan to urge Mayor Betsy Hodges to shake off political opposition to the proposed soccer facility near the Minneapolis Farmers Market.
While the mayor has said he aims to work out project details on a tight timetable, his office doused speculation he was turning up the heat on Minnesota United.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman begins pushing the former ‘bus barn’ site.
MLS Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott said he will visit St. Paul in the coming weeks to meet with Mayor Chris Coleman, who has recently expressed interest in spearheading a stadium effort.
Advocates for the project say the Minnesota United FC stadium could boost development in Minneapolis' Near North and other nearby neighborhoods that have historically struggled to lure investors.
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