Minnesota Concrete Coating Contractor Highlights Generational Success

Minnesota Concrete Coating Contractor Highlights Generational Success

For founder and local Twin Cities resident, Matthew Hage, concrete isn’t just business, it’s a skill and craft his family has honed over generations. Today, Hage is the proud owner of “The Concrete Guy”, a leading custom concrete floor and concrete repair business serving the greater Twin City community.

For founder and local Twin Cities resident, Matthew Hage, concrete isn’t just business, it’s a skill and craft his family has honed over generations. Today, Hage is the proud owner of “The Concrete Guy”, a leading custom concrete floor and concrete repair business serving the greater Twin City community.

From Humble Beginnings to Storied Success

Hage wasn’t the first in his family to take up an interest in the concrete business, and he likely won’t be the last. The story of “The Concrete Guy” dates back to the 1920s, when Hage’s great grandfather rising from a green construction novice to become

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Redlining robs Black families of generational wealth

Dear Reader,

Let me tell you about where I live.

On my early-morning walks with my Yorkie mix Simba, we often encounter small families of deer, which see so many human walkers and runners in my neighborhood that they glance up but don’t dash away. If I’m not in a rush, I’ll stop to watch geese swim in the two ponds we pass.

My two-story, two-cargarage Colonial home, tucked into a cul-de-sac, sits on close to an acre of land and backs onto a wooded area. My deck wraps around the back of the house with a screened-in gazebo. There’s an unspoken rivalry between the neighbors over who can keep their grass so plush and green it looks like carpet. At night, the sound of the frogs and owls can lull you to sleep.

My “hood” is idyllic, except for one thing.

The value of my home in

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