Renderings have been surfaced for a massive renovation of one of Minneapolis’ tallest towers.
City Center, located at 33 S Sixth Street, is set to receive a large-scale renovation that would touch both the exterior and interior of the building. Leasing documents that have surfaced show that with the renovation a potential rebranding of the mall space could occur which would tentatively be called “CC33”.
Last year City Center 33 South Property LLC bought the 51-story building for a record $320 million dollars. With the purchase announcement the new owner stated that an extensive renovation of the building was in the works with the hopes that it would attract new retail tenants to fill some of the nearly 50,000 square feet of vacant retail space within the mall area.
The renovation would bring a new modern look to the exterior base of the building transforming today’s non-active façade into a vibrant facade. Renderings within the leasing document show wood accents and metal work cladding the exterior of the building along with two spots for what appears to be digital signage opportunities. The interior would also receive updates to its look which might even include a pop-up wine bar within the large atrium space. And let’s be honest, a wine bar is sure to be an after work hit with the thousands of employees that work in the nearly 50 stories of office space within the building.
As with all projects renderings can always change so there is a chance that as tenants are secured or as more details are solidified in regards to the renovation that these images could change.
Colliers International has been selected as the real estate company who is in charge of securing new tenants for the vacant retail space. The project is managed by Ryan Companies and was designed by DLR Group.
At the moment an official construction start date has yet to be announced.