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DMC Discovery Square

DMC’s Discovery Square, which will include the current Minnesota BioBusiness Center, is anticipated to be one of the largest drivers for job growth as it positions Rochester to attract medical innovators and researchers with the ultimate goal of commercializing new medical discovery and businesses throughout the city and the state. A feasibility study of the proposed biobusiness hub Discovery Square is expected in February of 2016, according to Economic Development Agency Director and Mayo Clinic Chief Administrative Officer Jeff Bolton. The study, which is being funded by Mayo Clinic, will evaluate the extent to which Mayo Clinic and DMC might attract investment and entrepreneurs to Rochester, in addition to potential developer revenue streams and other types of industries that might be interested. “We’re hoping this serves as a hotbed of innovation that pushes us toward new modes of development,” Bolton said.

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Project Impact(s): Economic Development

This project is in Develop Phase

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Collaborators, Project Type, Impacts, Related Projects

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: DMC EDA

Contact: Lisa Clark ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: City of Rochester, MN ; DMC EDA ; Mayo Business Accelerator ; Mayo Clinic Ventures

Potential Collaborators:


Related Projects

Destination Medical Center (DMC) ; Discovery Square One ; Discovery Walk Co-designing ; Heart of the City Peace Plaza Public Realm ; Residence at Discovery Square (Third Ave Lofts Residence at Discovery Square) ; Saint Marys Place Design Process with citizen's participation ; Two Discovery Square


Impacts 

Major Impact:  Universal Design

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Economic Development

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Technology, Discovery Square

Community Health Impacts:


Type of Project

Planning, Special  

 

 

Detailed Description

 

DMC Discovery Square Slides

 

Extracted from November 2022 DMCC Board

 

 

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Memo to DMCC

 

 

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Pinned Reports on: DMC Discovery Square


DMC Discovery Square Design Process (November 11, 2022)

Discovery Square Status to DMCC November Board Meeting: 6 Elements of Success

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DMC Discovery Square Design Process (October 01, 2019)

September 2019 and May 2019 Presentations to DMCC Board.

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Reports on: DMC Discovery Square


DMC Discovery Square Design Process (November 11, 2022)

Discovery Square Status to DMCC November Board Meeting: 6 Elements of Success

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DMC Discovery Square Design Process (October 01, 2019)

September 2019 and May 2019 Presentations to DMCC Board.

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6 Crtical Components for Discovery Square (October 04, 2018)
Presented to DMCC Board in its September 2018 board meeting 

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Hammes Co. of Madison, Wis. has been awarded the job to analyze Discovery Square buildout (January 23, 2016)

Mayo Clinic has hired the DMC development manager, Hammes Co. of Madison, Wis., to analyze the Discovery Square piece of the DMC vision and offer a market plan of how the medical and technology research area might be developed. Mayo is paying Hammes $1.5 million to conduct the study, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

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Other Community News and Reports having impacts on:

Economic Development  
June 01, 2024: 2024 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan Reports

2Q 2024: May 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report; April 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report

1Q 2024: Feb 2024 - Admin Message, TBE Report; Jan 2024: Admin Message, TBE Report

Special callouts: Women in Construction; City of Rochester Equity in Development 

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May 27, 2024: DMC's BioRoch effort to Collaborate with MN MedTech 3.0

DMCC Board Updates:

1. May 2024 Status Memo to DMCC Board  

2. Feb 2024 DMCC Board Meeting: Video Clip of Discussion at Feb 1 2024 DMCC Board - DMC part of MedTech 3.0; Memo to DMCC

3. Nov. 2023 Video Clip of Discussion at DMCC Board Meeting about MN MedTech 3.0 Description and Webinar

References: US DEA Tech Hub Awardees 

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May 24, 2024: 1H 2024 Destination Medical Center
Proceedings

May 2024 DMCC Board Meeting and City, County, DMC Joint Meeting

Feb 2024 DMCC Board Meeting

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April 27, 2024: 2024 Destination Medical Center (DMC) Updates
DMC Updates April 29 Presentation to City Council Study Session 

Transit Village

Business Development

Historic District

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April 19, 2024: Rochester Vision 2050
The visioning effort calls for soliciting broad community input to help propose desired strategic initiatives based on desired outcomes through 2050.

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March 27, 2024: Full-Time Career Navigator: Built Environment Wanted

Application Due April 5, 2024: Workforce Development, Inc. is seeking a friendly and professional Career Navigator to join our team.  

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March 20, 2024: NIH Community Engagement Alliance Consultative Resource

We invite community organizations and partners who expressed interest in the Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) initiative to participate at no cost in several opportunities hosted by CEACR.

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March 12, 2024: University of Minnesota Rochester at DMC Board November
DMCC Board November 17, 2023 Meeting UMR Update

Presentation Slides

Video Recording

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March 10, 2024: West Transit Village
September DMCC Board Status: NTH to run a developer selection process with Mayo

2024-03-10 Added Video Clip Loop of Sep 2022 DMCC board meeting

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March 04, 2024: City Council: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Updates; Housing; International Relations

DEI Presentation Topics: Language Access and Accessibility; Equity in the Built Environment; 2024 Initiatives

Economic Development Incentives for Housing

Mayor Updates: Black History Month, Luther College: Mutable City; International Relations Committee

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February 21, 2024: Mayo Clinic Bold Forward Unbound
Bold Forward Announcements

Video Mayo CEO

Mayo News June 2023

Related News: Community Reactions ; City of Rochester Support of Bold (2/1/2024)

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February 12, 2024: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Investment Metrics Slow Down Trend

Feb 1, 2024 DMCC Board Meeting

Private investment metrics Slide

Video Clip

PB Reporting

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February 01, 2024: Ignite Cup 2024

The Ignite Cup is a startup competition to connect and grow our entrepreneurial ecosystem. The winner of our pitch competition will be a guaranteed semi-finalist at the MN Cup.

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January 10, 2024: Trade Readiness

1. PB Reporting Empowering 11th-grade students

2. Trade Readiness: Message from program manager and program flyers; Trades Readiness Certificate program

3. Video recording at Jan 10. 2024 Equity Alliance Talk 

4. Star Tribune Feb 17, 2024 Reporting

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