The Preserve at Normandale Lake celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

The Preserve at Normandale Lake in Bloomington, MN, celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 19. More than 125 people attended the celebration, including CIP team members, investors, city officials and residents. The event included live music, appetizers, drinks and good times. The community has 179 apartments, which consists of a mix of…

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CIP expands executive leadership team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:                                                                                   Kelsey Malecha, senior vice president and director of growth, research and analytics, [email protected], (612) 249-9251 Nancy McCready, director of marketing communications and content strategy, [email protected], (402) 436-3472   Kelsey Malecha joins CIP’s executive team July 12, 2018 – Lincoln, NE – Kelsey K. Malecha, MAI, CCIM, has joined the executive team…

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How to keep your pet healthy this summer

At CIP, we understand pets are part of your family. That's why all of our communities are pet friendly, with most also allowing dogs in addition to cats. We know this time of year can be a stressful time for pets, though, especially around Independence Day. Summer temperatures soar, firework displays and hot pavement can make their lives tough. …

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Ascend opens in Woodbury, MN

Ascend at Woodbury opens its doors WOODBURY, MN — Ascend at Woodbury officially opened today, marking the first new apartment community to open in the city in about a decade. Located at 4151 Benjamin Drive in south Woodbury, Ascend offers studio, 1-bedroom, 1-bedroom with den, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartment homes. The community will have 305…

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Simple Green Smoothie Recipe

Summer is still in full swing and some days it seems as if the heat is inescapable until you discover a delicious smoothie! This simple green smoothie recipe from our friends at The Basics – A Lifestyle Blog is simply amazing.  Press play below and out this refreshing and easy smoothie recipe. SIMPLE GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE:…

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Aqua Yoga at the Community Pool

Sure, you’ve heard of yoga. But have you ever heard of aqua yoga?   Take your practice from the studio to your community pool with this low-impact exercise.   Or, if you’ve never tried yoga, here’s a great place to start!   Aqua yoga can help improve strength, flexibility and range of motion and is…

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How to Lower Your Energy Usage This Summer

Oh yeah, Summer! Sun-drenched days filled with pool time, barbecues and outdoor adventures are just around the corner.   But as the temps heat up, you don’t want your utility bill to do the same.   Here are 8 tips on how to lower your energy usage and costs this summer:   Keep shades and…

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