Duluth Real Estate News

With the summer season now nearly over, we’re inching closer to the debut of Kenwood Village—Duluth’s new $36 million transformation of a corner that sits at West Arrowhead Road and Kenwood Avenue.

Back in early April, reports surfaced that nearly 75% of Kenwood Village’s retail space had been spoken for, and now just a few short months later, more tenants have been announced. According to the Duluth News Tribune, Einstein Brothers and a new brew pub will also be part of the new mixed-use development, which will also include 85 new apartments as well.

Along with the residential and commercial part of the project, nearly 200 parking spaces are also part of the plan, with half of those spaces being indoors. The new brew pub, which is still nameless and

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Things to Do In Duluth, MN This SummerWith the summer of 2016 in full swing, it’s time to get outside and enjoy everything Duluth has to offer during the few warm weather months we get every year. As a city that sits on the southwestern shores of Lake Superior, Duluth can be a very underrated city when it comes to outdoor amenities, attractions, and things to do, so whether you live here full-time or are only passing through, head on outside this summer and enjoy some of the top summertime things to do in Duluth, Minnesota:

Go for a walk, run, or bike ride along The Duluth Lakewalk

Although this may seem like one of the more obvious things to do in town, it’s still hard to leave off the list given it’s arguably Duluth’s best outdoor attraction. As one of the most scenic multi-use trails

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Condos Coming to 120 E. Superior in Downtown DuluthThe three-story building located at 120 E. Superior Street in downtown Duluth has an interesting history to say the least, and now, after previously being closed because of its previous owner selling synthetic drugs out of a first-floor business called The Last Place on Earth, it appears Titanium Partners LLC has now purchased the building and plans to develop a family entertainment center and luxury condo residences that overlook beautiful Lake Superior.

Chatter about Titanium Partners acquiring the building originally started last fall, however, it appears development plans are now official and finally moving forward according to a more recent report from KSTP.com.

Public records revealed the building was purchased by Titanium Partners for just $70,000

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BlueStone Flats Apartments For RentThe highly-anticipated BlueStone Flats development is now open, which is just the latest part of Duluth’s BlueStone Commons to be brought to market. A stunning mixed-use project that’s situated just east of the University of Minnesota Duluth, BlueStone Flats is easily one of the most desirable apartment communities to hit the Duluth area in recent memory.

Outside of a great location and a full compliment of upscale amenities, perhaps what’s most appealing about BlueStone Flats are the wide-range of floor plans offered here, which range from studios to full-size two-bedroom layouts.

Because of the building’s wide-range of options, developers are getting interest from just about everyone in the market for a new luxury apartment, from students attending the

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 Fitger's Renovations Are Finished & Nothing Short of Spectacular

Fitger's Duluth Thinking of taking a little weekend getaway over Memorial Day Weekend? If so, we have just the spot for you to consider here on Duluth’s scenic waterfront. Whether you live somewhat close to Duluth or reside hundreds of miles away, the historic and recently renovated Fitger’s Inn makes for the perfect place to enjoy a pleasant summer weekend on the lake, now giving visitors a unique blend of new and old.

The process of updating Fitger’s 62 rooms got underway back in the spring of 2015, and now over a year later, the hotel’s rooms are more stylish than ever, all while maintaining that historic charm and character that continues to make your stay as authentic as possible.

Included in the

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Kiviranta Duluth Described as “luxury you can afford,” Duluth’s Kiviranta is a unique and dynamic new residential development that combines style, space, and efficiency all in one amazing package. In case you haven’t yet heard of it yet, perhaps the most interesting part about Kiviranta, which means “stone beach” or “rock shore” in Finnish, is that nearly all of the community’s 33 acres will be protected from further development and feature residents-only trails that can be used for hiking, biking, and snow skiing once construction is complete.

David Salmela is the brilliant architect behind the modern Scandinavian-themed design that defines the Kiviranta community—an award-winning architect who has won over 50 regional and national awards, but most notably the National

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Selling Your Duluth HomeIt’s no secret that the spring season is a great time to sell a home, not just here in Duluth but anywhere. And with interest rates still low and pent up buyer demand keeping the market very active over the first part of 2016, there’s a good chance this year’s spring may just be the busiest we’ve ever seen.

If you’re thinking about making a move this year and want to take advantage of the traditionally busy spring season, there are still any number of things you can go to give your home the best chance to sell for the price you want. And although location, price, and condition are probably three of the most important factors during the home selling process in Duluth, here’s a few quick tips that might go a long way in perhaps getting your home sold

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Endi Development Duluth A dynamic new project is in the works for a prime piece of real estate on Duluth’s lakefront, which aims to be one of the premier new developments to hit the area in recent memory. Located at the corner of 21st Avenue E and London Road, construction for Endi is now in full swing, and if all goes according to plan, the 252,000 square foot residential and retail complex will make its official debut later this year.

In all, Endi, which is named for its location in Duluth’s historic Endion neighborhood, occupies about 2.7 acres and will stand six stories high while housing 143 ultra-luxurious residential units. Apartments at Endi will include a number of different floor plans, ranging from studios to penthouses, with some of its upper floor residences

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Clean Energy Jobs Could Help The Duluth Real Estate MarketThe clean energy sector in Minnesota reportedly accounts for about 54,000 jobs statewide, and 1,527 of those jobs are right here in Duluth. And according to a release from Clean Energy Trust, which was based on analysis from the the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data as well as a comprehensive survey of thousands of businesses, another 2,300 jobs within this particular industry could be on the way this year alone.

A large percentage of Minnesota’s clean energy jobs are in wind, solar, and various energy efficiency-related businesses, and as a state that is among the most innovate when it comes to clean energy and a healthy environment, any investment Minnesota makes seems to be paying off big time from both a health and economic standpoint.

And positive

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New Coffee Shop in Duluth OpensAlthough it’s unlikely you haven’t yet noticed, a new coffeehouse has moved into the former Subway space at 4918 Grand Avenue and already it’s thriving. Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day, Grand World Coffee in West Duluth serves up a array of specialty coffee drinks that are absolutely delighting early morning patrons, and the sandwiches, soups, salads, and pastries here are also pretty dang good too.

As noted in a recent Duluth News Tribune piece about Grand World Coffee, the owners are seeing a wide range of local customers walking through the door, ranging from business people working downtown to a pretty nice mix of people who work from home who just might be looking to take a quick break or get out of the house for a bit.

Inside the new coffee

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