Cambridge Community Reports



Need and Demand Analysis for Senior Housing

Date of Report: April 3, 2013

A Need and Demand Analysis for senior housing was conducted for the City of Cambridge by the Gill Group that covered Isanti County. The purpose of the study was to determine if there was a need for additional senior housing. The recommendation indicated there is a need for senior housing in the primary market.

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Need and Demand Analysis for Multi-Family Housing

Date of Report: April 3, 2013

A Need and Demand Analysis for multi-family housing was conducted for the City of Cambridge by the Gill Group that covered Isanti County. THe purpose of the study was determine if there was a need for additional multi-family housing. The recommendation indicated there is a need for additional housing in the primary market.

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Housing Needs Analysis for the East Central Minnesota Region was completed by Maxfield Research, Inc in October 2014.  This document identifies the demand for housing types in a five county region and specific geographical markets. The full study is 433 pages and contains the information developers need to help make a decision to invest in the City of Cambridge.  In addition to the full study, Maxfield Research Inc provided the City of Cambridge an 11 page executive summary of the Housing Needs Analysis study specific to Isanti County and the individual markets within this single county.  The executive study identifies strong demand for housing. Below you can down load either the 11 page executive summary or the full 433 page study. 

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McComb's Retail Market Analysis

A Retail Market analysis conducted by the McComb Group, Ltd. in 2011. Cambridge has become a "major regional shopping area in east-central Minnesota with the largest concentration of retail and service establishments in its primary and secondary trade areas." Cambridge has become a major retail destination since Cub Foods, Target, Walmart Supercenter and Menards open in the East TH-95 retail area taking advantage of the area’s continued growth and increasing retail potential.

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Cambridge, MN Restaurant Demand Analysis

A Restaurant Demand analysis conducted by the McComb Group, Ltd in 2011. Cambridge is an excellent location from which to serve a growing population in east-central Minnesota. Cambridge is developing as the major regional shopping destination since cub Foods, Target, Wal-Mart Supercenter and Menards opened in the East TH-95 area. Cambridge is under served by full service restaurants with the increased growth in population and retail establishments.


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Hotel Analysis Competitive Market Overview

A Hotel Study was conducted in 2011 and updated July, 2014 by the Inn Development & Managements (IDM Group, LLC) on the potential development of a limited, select or full service hotel in the City of Cambridge. The purpose of the study was to analyze and determine the feasibility of the market in Cambridge. The report focuses on the supply and demand in hotel accommodations and the potential for development in the area is promising.

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If you would like to view the complete report, please E-mail: Stan Gustafson, Economic Development Director



Cambridge Water Quality Report

The City of Cambridge each year issues the results of the monitoring done on its driking water. the purpose of this report is to advance consumers understanding of drinking water and heighten awareness of the need to protect precious water resources.

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Cambridge Residential Guide

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Cambridge Design Opportunities

The following report called “Cambridge Design Opportunities” was created by a University of Minnesota Research Student Keshika De Saram.

The primary goal was to engage citizen groups to identify assets of Cambridge in areas of natural, social, economic and cultural environment and to set the ground work for the Minnesota Design Team visit in spring of 2016. Keshika was also asked to include help evaluating the future assets of Northern Lights Express within Downtown Cambridge and provide some focus points for the Design Team.

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