MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 7, 2013) – United Properties, along with project partner Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc., announced today that it will develop Bielenberg Gardens, a grocery-anchored shopping center in Woodbury, Minn. Located at the southwest corner of Radio Drive and Bailey Road, Bielenberg Gardens will feature 90,000 sq. ft. of retail space on a 30-acre site.

The shopping center will be anchored by a 68,000-sq.-ft. grocery store, operated by Jerry’s. Construction will begin June 2013.

“We’re very excited to be bringing grocery-anchored retail to serve southern Woodbury,” said Keith Ulstad, senior vice president of development at United Properties. “Our goal is to create a shopping center that will meet residents’ day-to-day needs with amenities such as a grocery store, coffee shop, gas station and pharmacy.”

In addition to working closely with the City of Woodbury, project partners include Architectural Consortium, LLC, and engineers Kimley-Horn.

About United Properties
United Properties, based in Minneapolis, Minn., 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 properties as well as 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 and Colorado. For more information, visit www.uproperties.com.

About Jerry’s
Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc., based in Edina, Minn., operates thirty seven food stores located in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Florida, under the retail banners of Jerry’s Foods, Cub Foods, County Market, and Save-A-Lot.  Jerry’s also owns and operates shopping centers in the same states.  Jerry’s has approximately 3,200 employees.

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