The City of Eden Prairie is seeking interest in the development of a Green Neighborhood for the vacant land at the southwest corner of Eden Prairie Road and Scenic Heights Road.
The City’s primary goals for this project are to increase sustainability/energy efficiency and single-family housing affordability in new construction. The intent of the project is to create a sustainable single-family neighborhood with implementation of “green” measures.
April 23 — City hosted neighborhood meeting to seek input on the project and draft Request for Proposals (RFP)
April 24 — RFP released
April 30 — City hosted pre-proposal meeting for developers
May 30 — Proposal due date
May 31 – June 17 — City staff review process/interviews of developer teams
June 18 — Presentation of developer proposals at City Council Workshop; City Council directs staff to solicit public input on proposed senior apartment element contained in one of the proposals
July — City of Eden Prairie solicits public input on proposed senior apartment element; comments can be viewed on CITY CONNECT.
Aug. 20 — Presentation of updated developer proposals at City Council Workshop; City Council directs staff pursue Eden Gardens proposal from Homestead Partners
Sept. 25 — City hosts neighborhood meeting for property owners immediately adjacent to development site
Oct. 29 — Presentation on development plans from Homestead Partners at neighborhood meeting
The following is Homestead Partners’ proposed timeline of events following the Oct. 29 meeting:
November — Submittal of Preliminary Plat
Late December / Early January 2014 — Planning Commission meeting for approval of Preliminary Plat
Feb. 24 — Green Neighborhood Development Open House
March — City Council approval for Preliminary Plat
April — City Council Final Plat approval
May — Begin construction, site grading; home construction throughout the summer
November 2014 — Substantial completion of Eden Gardens development
Please contact Molly Koivumaki, housing and community services manager, at 952-949-8439 with questions about this project.
Jan. 7, 2014 City Council Update – Green Neighborhood [PDF]
Aug. 20, 2013 City Council Workshop Presentation – Green Mid-Market Proposals [PDF]
June 18, 2013 Council Workshop Presentation – Green Mid-Market Proposals [PDF]
April 23, 2013 Green Mid-Market Meeting Presentation [PDF]
Green Mid-Market Public Comments [PDF]
Request for Proposals Documents