Media Contact

Mollie Scozzari 
Phone: 651-266-6575
Marketing and Public Relations Manager 
Department of Planning and Economic Development


8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

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Press Releases

Saint Paul and Ramsey County businesses encouraged to apply for Economic Gardening initiative to help them grow (8/14/15)
Hotel Owner Selected for Downtown Saint Paul’s Seven Corners Gateway Site (7/27/15)
Big River Pizza celebrates opening in Lowertown’s Lofts at Farmers Market (7/8/15)
City of Saint Paul receives four grants to assist in environmental assessments and cleanup at various sites (7/2/15)
Saint Paul takes a look at new recommendations as six-month parking analysis concludes (4/24/15)
Renovated homes, innovative ideas and city living on display at the Minneapolis and Saint Paul Home Tour this weekend (4/22/15)
Big River Pizza breaks ground in Lowertown’s Lofts at Farmers Market space (4/1/15)
Local planning and engineering consultant to open new office along Green Line (4/1/15)
City named winner of Knight Cities Challenge for Mayor Coleman’s 8 to 80 initiative (3/31/15)


Two development proposals received for City of Saint Paul’s Seven Corners Gateway site (9/2/2014)
Ground broken for new Project for Pride in Living development (8/25/14)
Lake Monster Brewing to Open Saint Paul Taproom In 2015 (8/7/14)
Microsoft commits to Saint Paul for 5 more years (3/7/14)
The Penfield Now Open in Downtown Saint Paul (2/6/14)
New report shows increase in jobs, improving home sales, and strong development investment in Saint Paul (1/16/14) 


Statement from Mayor Coleman and Councilmember Tolbert in response to Ford's decision to preserve facade of former plant (12/19/13)
West Academic officially back in Saint Paul (12/6/13)
Ground broken for Saint Paul housing and job training initiative (12/3/13)
Saint Paul earns two awards for community development initiatives: Ready for Rail Loan Program and Stacy L. Robinson Field recognized at MCCD & LISC Awards (10/10/13)
Mayor Coleman, Local Leaders Break Ground on Green Line Vertical Connection (8/28/13)
Remodeled Homes in Saint Paul Ready for New Owners (8/15/13)
Second Phase of Streetcar Feasibility Study Complete, Open Houses Scheduled (8/6/13)
The Penfield Leasing Office Now Open in Saint Paul (8/2/13)
City of Saint Paul Provides Resources for Job Training and Housing Initiative (7/25/13)
West Academic Returns to Saint Paul (7/17/13)
Street Design Manual Photo Contest - Entries Due August 1, 2013 (6/21/13)
West Midway Industrial Strategy Open Houses (6/21/13)
Building Demolition Starts at Saint Paul Ford site (6/10/13)
Volunteers Needed for the Better Block Project Event on June 8 (4/18/13)
City of Saint Paul seeking applicants for Neighborhood STAR Loans and Grants (1/8/13)

Annual Reports

2013 PED Annual Report
2012 PED Annual Report

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