Growing Generations Child Development celebrated the groundbreaking of their new day care center in Hugo, MN! Premier Commercial Properties, the broker and developer, provided site search and development for Growing Generations. 

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[Hugo, MN, May 17, 2016] Growing Generations, a new child development center broke ground on a 1.9 acre former vacant site in Hugo at 14689 Victor Hugo Blvd. The new 9,300 sf building provides child care with enrichment classes and activities for up 126 children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Special programs like Yoga, Kid Fit, Adventures in Music, Let’s Grow, Science Explorers, and field trips will be included.

City and county officials as well as the property development and construction team joined the executive director of Growing Generations and other guests at the event to celebrate construction with a ceremonious shoveling of the earth!

Jessica Sharp, Growing Generations executive director says, “Our mission is to provide premier high quality care with a stimulating early learning and educational experience that encourages life-long learning.” She adds, “We started this business in order to offer children and their families in and near Hugo, a warm, loving and positive place to learn and grow in the early years of life. I want to offer them the best care possible.” Sharp has a special connection to and history with the Hugo area.

Speakers at the groundbreaking ceremony included:

  • Rod Lee, Partner/Broker, Premier Commercial Properties
  • Jessica Sharp, Executive Director, Growing Generations
  • Mike Miron, City of Hugo Councilmember

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Rod Lee, partner/broker says, “The vacant site was perfect for the new center. Hugo is a growing area with a need for additional child educational programs that extend beyond traditional daycare.” Premier Commercial Properties and Sharp worked with Amcon Construction to design and build the new center.

Mark Huus, partner and director of architecture says, “We designed the site in a way that allows preservation of the existing wetland. In addition, a pedestrian link was added to the adjacent county trail. The wetland posed some challenges early to accommodate the parking lot, but we were able to develop a strategy that ultimately worked for the new center and maintained a natural element for the community.” The building’s exterior combines a mix of materials including cultured stone with lap and shingle siding.

More About Growing Generations Child Development

Growing Generations is an all-inclusive childcare for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. It includes special programs like Yoga, Kid Fit, Adventures in Music, Let’s Grow, Science Explorers, fieldtrips, all meals/snacks, and even diapers and wipes at no additional cost. Nutrition is a special focus with an on-site chef who prepares all the meals as well as the baby food - freshly pureed for added nutritional value. Building a Better Beginning.

More About Premier Commercial Properties,

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Premier Commercial Properties in Ramsey, MN specializes in retail, office, multi-family housing, warehouse, and industrial real estate and development in the Minneapolis north metro area. Real estate professionals provide expertise to buy, sell, or lease properties as well as other commercial brokerage services, investment real estate, asset management, consulting, and property management.




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Posted: May 2016