Single lot piques housing interests
July 21, 2023
An 80-by-110-foot residential lot in southeast Cloquet gave rise to robust discussion on housing throughout city hall this month, with the city council agreeing Tuesday to sell the lot to a building contractor who plans to build on the lot with the intention to sell.
"The 'for-sale' market is the toughest market we've faced to date," said community development director Holly Hansen during last week's meeting of the Economic Development Authority.
"It's been easier to put up apartment buildings and multiple-family (dwellings) because that's how State of Minnesota programs for economic develo...