EXCERPT: “New housing developments can be rare for mature suburbs. Yet by creatively re-imagining a long-vacant, city-owned parcel, city planners in Coon Rapids are on track to deliver 145 new homes in 2019. The city has partnered with Coon Rapids-based Centra Homes which plans to break ground in the spring, developing 30 acres of land south of Coon Rapids Boulevard between Egret Boulevard and Avocet Street. ” FULLSTORY: https://prn.to/2Q8FMSC