Preservation Alliance of Minnesota honors A-Mill Artist Lofts

BKV Group is excited to announce that A-Mill Artist Lofts is the recipient of a 2016 Minnesota Preservation Award (MPA). The MPAs recognize outstanding projects, groups and individuals that contribute to Minnesota’s preservation accomplishments. Once the largest flour milling operation in the world, the Pillsbury “A-Mill” Complex was shut down in 2003. The building sat … Continued

City green lights Weidner multifamily development in Minneapolis

Washington-based Weidner Apartment Homes is one step closer to breaking ground on a new multifamily development in Minneapolis, which will include an 18,500-square-foot interior courtyard loaded with green space and recreational amenities. Designed by BKV Group, the upcoming “1400 Park” community will include a mix of market-rate one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as 13 … Continued

The renovation of the Arcade Building in St. Louis is featured in MFE Magazine

The Arcade Apartments project was recently highlighted by MFE Magazine. BKV Group had the opportunity to work on helping bring this historic building back to life. In 2014, Dominium, a Minneapolis-based developer that had successfully completed other adaptive-reuse projects in St. Louis, purchased the building. Throughout the process, they overcame significant challenges to transform this … Continued

Innovation in Urban Mid-Rise Housing: 4th & L

  4th & L Street Apartments is a new 10-story, 133-unit apartment building in the Mount Vernon Triangle district of Washington, DC. The BKV team designed and engineered the building using our innovative steel stud system, which allows for buildings that are taller than wood and more economical than concrete. Paired with our integrated design services, 4th & L is a … Continued

Four BKV Projects Among Top Projects of 2014

Schmidt Artist Lofts, Lime, The Marshall, and One Southdale Place have all been named among the Finance & Commerce Top Projects of 2014.  The list, which was released earlier this week, includes a wide variety of projects such as the new Alexandria High School, the METRO Green Line, and the Surly Destination Brewery. Finance & Commerce will release profiles on each … Continued

Schmidt Artist Lofts Featured on Curbed.com

The Schmidt Artist Lofts were featured on Curbed.com! The article highlights both the brewery’s rich history and the team’s approach to converting the buildings into housing for artists. BKV Group partner Mike Krych. AIA, discusses some of the challenges and opportunities involved with this unique historic building — and how everything finally came together as beautiful and affordable housing. …when Dominium … Continued

Two BKV Group Projects Make “Top 10 in 2015” List

Two BKV projects have been featured in The Line’s “10 Development Projects That Will Transform Minneapolis in 2015”! Our transit-oriented Lake & Hiawatha project and the A-Mill Artist Lofts both made the list. A-Mill Artist Lofts Why this project made the list: “…the mill’s adaptive reuse into affordable live-work artist housing—by the developer Dominium Co., with architects from BKV … Continued

Rochester’s New Fire Station No. 2 On Track for Completion in 2015

Spotted: A BKV Group project in the news! The new Fire Station No. 2 in Rochester, MN is under construction and on track to be completed by early 2015. This station will significantly expand Rochester’s fire fighting operations and provide more space for training and meetings. Read the full story. The Rochester Fire Department’s existing Station No. … Continued

The Walkway named a Top Project of 2013 by Finance & Commerce

The Walkway, a luxury apartment building designed by BKV Group, was named a Top Project of 2013 by Finance & Commerce.  The apartments are located in Minneapolis’ bustling Uptown district, where residents can take advantage of the area’s many restaurants, bars, shops and bike trails.  The Walkway’s top-of-the-line amenities include everything from a concierge and … Continued