Redesign builds economic justice in collaboration with the community by developing and sustaining affordable housing and commercial real estate, investing in entrepreneurs, and creating living wage jobs.


Redesign Inc. is a geographically-based nonprofit Community Development Corporation working in the five neighborhoods of Greater Longfellow in South Minneapolis. Our service area is bounded by Hiawatha Avenue (west), I-94 (north), and the Mississippi River (east).


Redesign envisions an inviting community woven together by collective community voice where housing is affordable for all and local businesses thrive.


Featured, Commercial Real Estate,

Coliseum Restoration

27th & Lake Redevelopment of historic building.

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Featured, Affordable Housing,

Wadaag Commons

As a final piece of the larger Seward Commons development, Wadaag Commons will be a 32-unit housing development that is both affordable and welcoming to the many diverse communities that call South Minneapolis home.

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Featured, Commercial Real Estate, Business Development,

The 2843 Building

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Elite Cleaners

Redesign connected with property owners and is working to purchase the property in order to subdivide the commercial building for owners Pinky and Samir Patel.

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Featured, Affordable Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Business Development, Community Planning,

Seward Commons

The goal of Phase III is to construct a high-quality buildings including units without income limits that will diversify incomes, and improve access for the community to the Blue Line LRT trail and station.

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Low-Interest Business Lending

Looking for a loan to launch or grow your business?

Small Business Consulting and Technical Assistance

Interested in support with launching, developing, or marketing your business?

Storefront Improvement Program

Need support to increase your street presence or improve your business’ visibility?

Property Development Consulting and Brokerage

Interested in buying your space from your landlord? Interested in renovating or developing your space?