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Landmark Properties will enter the Minnesota market by developing The Standard at Dinkytown, a student housing property in Minneapolis

Landmark Properties Enters Minneapolis with Student Housing Project

Landmark Properties has unveiled plans for its first development in Minnesota in a prime commercial district of Minneapolis. The Standard at Dinkytown is a 1,021-bed student housing community within walking distance to the University of Minnesota (UM) in the heart of UM’s Greek Row. 

“We look forward to bringing our high-quality, purpose-built student housing product to the University of Minnesota,” said Wes Rogers, president and CEO of Landmark Properties. “Our first development in Minnesota will feature The Standard’s best-in-class amenities and premium proximity to campus.” 

Located at 514 14th S Avenue, The Standard at Dinkytown will offer several distinct floor plans, ranging from studio to five-bedroom apartments, with 30 affordable housing units.  

The Standard at Dinkytown is expected to begin construction this year and welcome students for fall 2025. UM represents the ninth-largest, single-campus enrollment of any university in the U.S., enrolling more than 50,000 students annually.  


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