As a 501c3 non-profit organization,
Minnesota Brownfields relies on
the support of a wide range of
individuals and partners. Your
generosity and commitment
make our work possible.

Join Us

We conduct technical and policy
research to better help the
continued effort to turn
brownfields into sustainable

What We Do

Through a targeted research
approach we provide tools
to assist in brownfield
redevelopment practices.


We provide innovative educational
services for those dedicated to
redeveloping and revitalizing
brownfields in Minnesota communities.


We foster effective collaboration
on innovative policy solutions to
redevelopment challenges, enabling
cost savings and making
redevelopment activities more
efficient.


About Minnesota Brownfields

Minnesota Brownfields is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote, through education, research, and partnerships, the efficient cleanup and reuse of contaminated land as a means of generating economic growth, strengthening communities and enabling sustainable land use and development.

Recent Case Studies

Hook and Ladder Apartments

2020 Innovation Award Winner • Minneapolis, MN

Brook Avenue Co-op and Maya Commons

2020 Community Impact Award Winner • Minneapolis, MN

Great River Landing

2020 Community Impact Award Winner • Minneapolis, MN

Colder Products Company Corporate Headquarters

2020 Community Impact Award Finalist • Roseville, MN

Park 7

2020 Community Impact Award Finalist • Minneapolis, MN

Mino Oski Ain Dah Young

2020 Environmental Impact Award Winner • St. Paul, MN

Minnesota Drive Medical Campus

2020 Economic Impact Award Winner • Edina, MN

McGough Company Headquarters

2020 Economic Impact Award Winner • St. Paul, MN

Union Flats Apartments

2020 Environmental Impact Award Winner • St. Paul, MN

Straight River Apartments and Straight River City Park

2020 Promising Project Award • Fairibault, MN

The Grove Apartments

2019 Environmental Impact Award Finalist • Moorhead, MN

Allianz Field

2019 Environmental Impact Award Winner • St. Paul, MN
2021 ReScape Awards

The ReScape Awards will be held in Spring 2022. See you there!

Converting Brownfields for the Future

Brownfield redevelopment means growth for cities. Learn how St. Paul is using brownfields in their favor to build a vibrant community for the future.

Brownfields in Transition: Maya Commons

See how a nearly century-old grain elevator in Minneapolis is going to be converted into housing. Brownfield redevelopment is happening in everyone’s backyard.

Become a Member

Since 2006, our members have enabled Minnesota Brownfields to grow into a vibrant organization that is driving state and regional policy conversations about efficient brownfield cleanup and reuse. Your membership in Minnesota Brownfields assists with supporting the high-quality programs and unique events offered throughout the year. Become a member today.


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