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File #: RES 19-857    Version: 1 Name: Schmidt Keg House Loan
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 5/22/2019
Title: Approving and authorizing $200,000 in HRA Loan Enterprise Funds to Schmidt Keg House Holding, LLC, 928 West 7th Street, District 9, Ward 2
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Map, 3. Sources and Uses, 4. Public Purpose, 5. District 9 Profile
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Approving and authorizing $200,000 in HRA Loan Enterprise Funds to Schmidt Keg House Holding, LLC, 928 West 7th Street, District 9, Ward 2
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WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota (the “HRA”) is a public body corporate and politic established pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.001, et seq. (the “Act”); and

WHEREAS, the HRA has the power to engage in development or redevelopment activities under Minnesota law and the HRA is authorized to engage in activities relating to (a) housing projects and development, (b) removal and prevention of the spread of conditions of blight or deterioration, (c) bringing substandard buildings and improvements into compliance with public standards, (d) disposition of land for private redevelopment, and (e) improving the tax base and the financial stability of the community, and to engage in the aforementioned activities
when these needs cannot be met through reliance solely upon private initiative and which can also be undertaken in targeted neighborhoods; and is authorized to create redevelopment projects as defined in Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.002, Subdivision 14; and

WHEREAS, The Schmidt Keg House, located at 928 West 7th Street Saint Paul, Minnesota (“Building”), was built in 1937 as an expansion of the Jacob Schmidt Brewery; and

Whereas, The long-vacant and much-deteriorated Building was acquired in 2015 by Schmidt Keg House Holding, LLC (“Developer”); and

WHEREAS, The Building was redeveloped, pursuant to a development agreement dated March 6, 2017 with the HRA (“Project”), to Heritage Preservation Commission and Minnesota State Historic Preservation standards and repurposed as a food hall, the Keg & Case Market (“Market”); and

Whereas, The Market is now fully-operational and holds approximately 24 businesses and created between 200 and 300 jobs; and

WHEREAS, Total Project costs for the Market came in at $10.4 million, but constru...

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