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min-FordSiteaerial (2) Developers can use the site, located within the affluent and trendy Highland Park neighborhood, for apartments, condominium, townhomes, senior housing, student housing, hotel, office and retail.

ST. PAUL—Other cities such as New York and London have seen huge multi-use complexes rise on land once vacant or underutilized, and that will soon happen for the Twin Cities. CBRE, on behalf of Ford Motor Co., is seeking offers from developers for the 143-acre former Ford assembly plant site along the Mississippi River in St. Paul.

Ford closed the assembly plant in 2007, and since then the company and the City of St. Paul have cooperated to envision a future for the site while preparing it for redevelopment. The city rezoned the area, the assembly plant was demolished, and the environmental cleanup will soon be finished.

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Brian J. Rogal

Brian J. Rogal is a Chicago-based freelance writer with years of experience as an investigative reporter and editor, most notably at The Chicago Reporter, where he concentrated on housing issues. He also has written extensively on alternative energy and the payments card industry for national trade publications.

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