Office Project is Second Development for BIT in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis. Last week more than 100 union leaders and workers, elected officials, and local community advocates joined the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust (BIT) and Hines to celebrate the groundbreaking of T3, in Minneapolis, MN. Read more »
Labor, business and government representatives broke ground Monday for a multi-tenant office building constructed with union labor and offering “an eco-friendly, welcoming environment.”
The T3 Office at 333 Washington Ave. N., will continue the revitalization of the Minneapolis North Loop that has been partially financed by union pension funds. Located north of Target Field, the building will be adjacent to the Dock Street Flats, union-built apartments. Read more »
(Michael Moore, Union Advocate) Harry Melander has stepped down after 10 years as the executive secretary of the St. Paul Building and Construction Trades Council, which swore Don Mullin into office as Melander’s successor in the full-time position at a delegate meeting tonight. Delegates voted unanimously to elect Mullin at a meeting last month. Read more »
Minnesota’s construction unions, gathered for the annual convention of the State Building & Construction Trades Council celebrated a busy construction season while also looking to the future.
The group’s two-day convention Thursday and Friday included numerous speeches by public officials and discussion of current and future construction. At the moment, the unions are experiencing near full employment on projects across the state. Read more »