The Quill groundbreaking ceremony

Pictured left to right: Eric Maass, City of Hastings; Mayor Mary Fasbender; Alex Bisanz, Real Estate Equities; Casey Regan, Premier Banks; John Hinzman, City of Hastings; Patrick Ostrom and Bill Bisanz, Real Estate Equities.

The Quill, a 90-unit, affordable senior living development located behind Schoolhouse Square in Hastings broke ground on Thursday, Oct. 28.

Real Estate Equities’ project will provide 90 affordable senior lofts to Hastings in the Schoolhouse Square near a number of stores and restaurants.

Real Estate Equities is a residential property management company based in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area that focuses on apartments, townhomes, single family homes, multi-family housing, affordable housing and senior housing.

The units are expected to be move-in ready next fall.

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Sophia Voight is a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette. She is from Oshkosh, WI and graduated from the UW Oshkosh with a bachelor's degree in Multimedia Journalism in 2021. She can be reached with any news tips at


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