Twin Cities businesses hit by riots face another shock: Costs of demolition, cleanup

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The Sports Dome building in St. Paul was destroyed by fire. Private demolition companies quoted a price of as much as $285,000 to clear the site, though the city arranged cleanup for about half that.
Months after riots and fires damaged buildings in Minneapolis and St. Paul, business and property owners are absorbing a new blow: The costs of demolishing ruined structures and clearing their sites could be far more than their insurance will cover.
The Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct, which was burned out of its offices during the civil unrest that followed the death of George Floyd, may move to a new, temporary home about a half-mile north on Minnehaha Avenue.

By Mark Reilly – Managing Editor, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
6 hours ago

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