Schafer Richardson Receives the Finance & Commerce Top Projects Award

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Finance & Commerce announced it prestigious Top Projects Award to Schafer Richardson for achievements in the construction industry and our community. 

Schafer Richardson’s Rya at RF64 is a 237-unit multifamily development that is part of a masterplan including 72 for-sale townhomes (developed separately). The development of RF64 has transformed the Cedar Pointe area of Richfield into a complete, vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood with green space, abundant amenities, and direct access to extensive bike trails that connect to Taft Park, Veterans Park, Lake Nokomis and beyond. The city recognized a need to increase density to accommodate a growing population and their partnership, along with the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA), was critical to Rya’s success. 

“Schafer Richardson is honored to be recognized by Finance & Commerce for our Rya at RF64 project.  From vision to execution, Rya represents what is possible when public and private partners align to deliver on goals to grow and strengthen our communities” commented Katie Anthony, VP of Development at Schafer Richardson.   

This award recognizes the developers, designers, builders, and financiers who are quite literally building our community. Finance & Commerce Top Projects is a yearly look back at the excellent work that’s happened in the previous year and marvel at how these plans and projects remade the landmarks of the part of established the landmarks of the future. Projects are judged for their degree of difficulty, creativity in design, innovative construction techniques, cooperation among contractors and management, and sustainability efforts. 

“The success of this project was really made possible because of our innovative and supportive partners; the City of Richfield; the Housing and Redevelopment Authority; Eagle Building Company, general contractor; Kaas Wilson, architect; Steven Scott Management, manager; and Old National Bank, lender,” added Anthony. 

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