Frauenshuh Commercial Real Estate Group took its plans for the 5801 Edina Industrial Blvd building to the Edina City Council this week. The 12,916 square foot building currently houses a real estate office, a hair loss treatment center and a telecommunication switching site.
“We’re really thinking about reenergizing this corner, bringing it back to life,” David Anderson, a Frauenshuh agent, told the council at its Tuesday meeting.
City council members were enthusiastic about the proposal’s chance of bringing increased pedestrian activity to an industrial neighborhood already home to a Burger King and a Caribou.
Council member Mary Brindle said she passes the building during her daily commute.“This industrial area needs a facelift,” she said. “Many of them value gardening and bring the landscaping out to the street, but it doesn’t help that the buildings are just flat things.”
Frauenshuh will be seeking a changed zoning from office to commercial.