Minot, ND

The Big M: What Does the Future Hold?

By Austin Smith / June 27, 2022 / Comments Off on The Big M: What Does the Future Hold?

Kim Fundingsland from Don’t Cha Know Podcast, chats with McKenzy Braaten, VP of Communications, and David Williamson, Minot Construction Manager, of EPIC Companies to discuss the Big M Building and what the future holds….

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Construction on The M Building to Start Soon

By Megan Bergeson / June 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Construction on The M Building to Start Soon

M Building Tour with EPIC and The Dakotan

The Dakotan joined some of the team at EPIC Companies to take a tour of the M Building and get updates on what’s next for the project this past week….

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County supports Big M redevelopment

By Megan Bergeson / May 18, 2022 / Comments Off on County supports Big M redevelopment

Commission approves tax break for developer

Ward County commissioners rejected Tax Increment Financing for the developer of Minot’s downtown Big M building Tuesday.

Instead, the commission approved an eight-year property-tax abatement for EPIC Companies that carries just over half the tax concession of a proposed TIF with the City of Minot….

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City approves smaller TIF – for now

By Megan Bergeson / May 18, 2022 / Comments Off on City approves smaller TIF – for now

Future financing for Big M awaits county decision

The developer proposing to renovate Minot’s downtown Big M building would need to come up with another $450,000 in private investment under a Tax Increment Financing change approved by the Minot City Council Monday….

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County should get on board if TIF is necessary

By Austin Smith / May 11, 2022 / Comments Off on County should get on board if TIF is necessary

In coming weeks, the Ward County Commission is likely to take another look at a proposed Tax Increment Financing proposal for the former Midwest Federal building, also known as the “Big M” building for the iconic letter that has adorned its roof for many years….

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Minot Daily News: EPIC Companies Seeks M Building Memorabilia

By Megan Bergeson / February 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Minot Daily News: EPIC Companies Seeks M Building Memorabilia

Plans to renovate the building taking shape

The new owner of the Midwest Federal Building in downtown Minot is seeking photos, information or memorabilia/artifacts of this historical building. EPIC Companies asks anyone who has or knows someone who has these historical items to send items to or contact McKenzy@EPICCompaniesND.com. 

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Our community is changing right before our eyes

By Riley Mack (Deactivated) / December 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Our community is changing right before our eyes

As 2021 nears an end, it’s easy to look back on the past 12 months and remember the challenges brought on by a continuing COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic and political ramifications. But we would be wrong to ignore the number of resilient and forward-thinking projects that are physically and philosophically changing our community….

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Minot Daily News: Mixed-use renovation planned

By Riley Mack (Deactivated) / December 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Minot Daily News: Mixed-use renovation planned

EPIC Companies closed Monday on the purchase of downtown Minot’s Big M building.

The company, based in Minot and West Fargo, announced Monday that it has acquired the eight-story, former Midwest Federal Bank building with plans to renovate the landmark into commercial space and apartments….

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KFYR: Norsk Høstfest planning for a return in 2022

By Riley Mack (Deactivated) / December 7, 2021 / Comments Off on KFYR: Norsk Høstfest planning for a return in 2022

MINOT, N.D. (KFYR) – After getting canceled for two consecutive years because of the pandemic, the Norsk Høstfest announced it will be returning in 2022.

Norsk Høstfest, a four-day event, will be coming to Minot Wednesday, Sept. 28, through Saturday,…

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KFYR: EPIC purchases “M” Building in Minot, ND

By Riley Mack (Deactivated) / December 7, 2021 / Comments Off on KFYR: EPIC purchases “M” Building in Minot, ND

Minot, N.D. – The company behind a series of recent housing and multi-use developments in the Magic City announced Monday they purchased the iconic, albeit unused, “M” building in downtown Minot, with plans to renovate the building for mixed-use residential and commercial space.…

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