Development includes a grocery-anchored shopping center, a retail building and retail outlots

WHAT: United Properties and Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc. will break ground on Bielenberg Gardens, a retail development at Radio Drive and Bailey Road in Woodbury, Minnesota. Bielenberg Gardens will be anchored by a 65,000-sq.-ft. to-be-announced food store and a 6,200-sq.-ft. liquor store operated by Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc. along with a 12,300-sq.-ft. multi-tenant retail building and 10 additional retail outlots.

In September 2013, the City of Woodbury approved plans for the 30-acre, up to 148,000-sq.-ft. retail project. Expected to be complete by spring 2015, the retail center and outlots likely will include retail shops, restaurants, a bank and a gas station.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 25, 10-11 a.m.

WHERE: Southwest corner of Radio Drive and Bailey Road, Woodbury, Minnesota.

WHO: Speakers at the groundbreaking ceremony will include:

  • Dwight Picha, community development director, City of Woodbury
  • Paul Rebholz, councilmember, City of Woodbury
  • Bob Shadduck, president, Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc.
  • Keith Ulstad, senior vice president, United Properties

ABOUT BIELENBERG GARDENS: Bielenberg Gardens is the retail component of a city-guided, master-planned development that eventually will include apartments, townhomes and other amenities. The site will be connected to the Bielenberg Sports Complex by a tunnel under Radio Drive, which further extends the pedestrian tunnel system in the area.

United Properties and Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc. have worked closely with the City of Woodbury on the development; additional project partners include general contractor Kraus-Anderson, project architect Architectural Consortium, LLC, engineer Kimley-Horn, excavating contractor Frattalone Companies and brokerage firms Cushman & Wakefield | NorthMarq and DE Winter & Associates.

VISUALS: For a hi-resolution rendering or an event photo, contact Jessie Timmerman.

About Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc:
Jerry’s, based in Edina, Minnesota, operates 37 food stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Florida. They operate fourteen Cub Foods and two Jerry’s Foods in the metropolitan area. The company also owns and operates shopping centers, Jerry’s Do It Best Hardware stores and Cub Liquor stores. For more information, visit www.jerrysfoods.com.

About United Properties
United Properties, based in Minneapolis, specializes in commercial real estate development and investment. Since 1975, United Properties has provided development services for the retail, residential, office, medical and industrial sectors. In addition to a large presence in the Minneapolis-St. Paul market, United Properties’ Colorado division develops retail, office and industrial buildings. Formed in 1916, the United Properties investments group acquires, manages, finances and disposes of the company’s real estate investments, which includes nearly 60 office, medical, industrial and retail assets in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Colorado. For more information, visit www.uproperties.com or follow on Twitter at @UPDeepRoots.

Media Contacts
Jessie Timmerman

Martha Nevanen