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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Joins AFL-CIO HIT, Developers, Union Leaders And City Officials Honoring Union Construction Workers Building Green On Fourth, A 243-Unit Apartment Development

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Joins AFL-CIO HIT, Developers, Union Leaders And City Officials Honoring Union Construction Workers Building Green On Fourth, A 243-Unit Apartment Development

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR MINNEAPOLIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

$56.2 Million Project Turns Blighted Land Into Apartment Complex With 66 Affordable Units

PR Newswire

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

WORKER APPRECIATION LUNCH

WHO: 



  • Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey
  • Minneapolis City Councillor Cameron A. "CamGordon  
  • Ted Chandler, COO of the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
  • Dan McConnell, Business Manager of the Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou, President of the Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation
  • Mike Benedict, President of Frana Construction
  • Ryan Sailer, Vice President of Development at Timberland Development
  • Michael Bisanz, Vice President at Dougherty Mortgage


WHAT:



Over the last 10 years, the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) has invested $614 million in 25 Twin Cities Area projects, creating 5,214 housing units and approximately 4,890 union construction jobs. On Thursday, the HIT is honoring workers on their latest project, Green on Fourth, which is being constructed along 4th Street SE in the Prospect Park neighborhood.  The HIT is investing $42.7 million in the project, which is being built with 100% union labor.  Workers will receive a barbeque lunch and speakers, including elected officials, the development team, and labor leaders, will thank them for their work. The HIT is a $5.8 billion fixed-income investment fund, which utilizes union and public pension fund investments to create jobs and housing through prudent investment in multifamily mortgage backed securities. 



WHERE: 



2949 4th Street SE, Minneapolis



WHEN:



September 13, 2018               


11:30 am





MEDIA CONTACTS:


Michael K. Frisby (AFL-CIO HIT) 202-625-4328 (mike@frisbyassociates.com)

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SOURCE AFL-CIO HIT

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