MV Eagan Ventures, a Minnesota-based development company owned by the Wilf family, announced Wednesday that plans are underway for a Scandinavian-themed four-star hotel and conference center as part of the 200-acre Viking Lakes development in Eagan.
Developers Mark, Leonard and Zygi Wilf, who own the Vikings, want to construct multifamily housing, offices and retail space on the parcel where they built the team’s new headquarters and training facility, the 33-acre Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center.
Their goal is to create a campuslike atmosphere for players and visitors at Viking Lakes, located near the intersection of Dodd Road and Interstate 494. Trails and a wetland preserve also have been discussed. The site once was home to Northwest Airlines’ headquarters.