We are looking for a new Executive Director

The Executive Director will lead Redesign to advance our mission while upholding and promoting our values. The next ED will lead a team of staff to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of all programs, projects, and services. The ED reports to the Redesign Board of Directors and supervises staff, along with key consulting partners, to provide comprehensive, local, and tailored support for long-term business and community sustainability.

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Redesign Inc. engages the energy and creativity of residents and businesses to implement development that responds to community priorities and creates living-wage jobs, affordable housing, and a vibrant local economy.


Redesign Inc. is a geographically based CDC working in the Seward and Greater Longfellow neighborhoods of South Minneapolis. Our service area is bounded by Hiawatha Avenue (west), I-94 (north), the Mississippi River (east), and Minnehaha Creek (south).


We envision the neighborhoods where we work as healthy, diverse, and sustainable communities where all people have the opportunity to thrive.


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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The Bessemer

Located in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis, at 2200 Snelling Avenue, The Bessemer at Seward will include 128 housing units without income restrictions.

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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,

Focus Arts

AS A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Redesign’s goal is to build healthy, sustainable neighborhoods by advancing the physical, economic, and social development of the community. Our emphasis within those three areas evolves with neighborhood priorities.

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Featured, Community Planning,

Reconnecting Neighborhoods

Reconnecting Neighborhoods is a community planning process aiming to improve the crossings of I-94 between Seward and the West Bank for people walking, biking, and driving.

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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?