Now offering up to 2 months free on a 14 month lease! Terms apply, contact office for additional details. Advertised rates include savings spread over the course of the lease and include all non-optional fees.

Two Bedroom, One and Half Bath (B)


Unit Price Availability Date
A2 900 Sq Ft $1000 Available
B1 900 Sq Ft $950 Available

HQ Apartments

816 Portland Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Now offering up to 2 months free on a 14 month lease! Terms apply, contact office for additional details. Advertised rates include savings spread over the course of the lease and include all non-optional fees.


Property Highlights

Apartments for Rent in Minneapolis, MN – Now Leasing!

Situated near I-94, 35W, and Highways 55 and 65 lies HQ Apartments – one of Elliot Park’s premier apartment communities offering a convenient location, resident-centric amenities, and luxuriously appointed studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments for rent in Minneapolis. With a prime locale only minutes from Downtown, HQ Apartments offers unfettered access to the area’s well-known businesses and favored dining, retail, and entertainment. Shopping is easily done at nearby Target, Gaviidae Common, and Minneapolis City Center; and delicious meals and leisure can be found at Tavola, Hen House Eatery, The Armory, and Finnegan’s Brewery. Our proximity to public transportation at Government Plaza and US Bank Stadium Stations, and to major employers like Ryan Companies, and Piper Jaffray, Hennepin County Medical Center, makes HQ Apartments stand out as the optimal choice among apartments in Downtown Minneapolis. At HQ Apartments, residents will have a variety of pet-friendly apartment and loft-style floor plans to choose from and can select the option that best suits their discerning tastes. Each contemporary apartment or loft includes high-end features, such as keyless entry; a digital thermostat; an open concept living area with hardwood-style flooring; a contemporary kitchen with USB plugs; over-sized windows with roller shades; a spa-inspired bathroom; walk-in closets with custom shelving; and an in-home washer/dryer. Residents will also undoubtedly enjoy the stunning Downtown Minneapolis views from a private patio or balcony and appreciate the convenience of indoor bike storage and private garage parking. Those who choose to make HQ Apartments their home are supported by a professional on-site management team and 24-hour emergency service. In addition to convenient package retrieval at any time and friendly concierge services, residents and their guests will also have exclusive access to a variety of amenities designed for relaxation and play. From relaxing in the clubroom and getting to know the neighbors over a drink in the lounge, to hanging out with friends on the sundeck by the pool or hosting a barbecue. Whether going for a stroll with a four-legged friend on the dog run or getting in a workout in the fitness center – the amenities here are meant for enjoyment, and we encourage our residents to partake at their leisure. Are you ready to make the move to HQ Apartments? To learn more and make one of our Minneapolis apartments your home, contact us today to speak with a member of our award-winning sales team, and schedule your in-person or virtual tour!

Apartment Amenities

Bike Storage

Washer Dryer
  • Carpet in Bedrooms
  • Digital Thermostat
  • Full-size Washer & Dryer
  • Glass-door Showers *
  • Open Concept Floor Plans
  • Oversized Windows with Roller Shades
  • Private Balconies *
  • Quartz Countertops
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Subway Tile Backsplash
  • USB Plugs in Kitchen
  • Walk-In Closets with Custom Shelving *
  • Wood-style Vinyl Flooring
Community Amenities

Business Center

Fitness Center


Pet Friendly

Swimming Pool
  • 24-Hour Secure Mail Room
  • Business Center
  • Concierge Services Available
  • Electric Car Charging Stations
  • Fitness Center with Yoga and Spin Studio
  • Interior Bike Storage
  • On-Site Emergency Maintenance Team
  • On-Site Management Team
  • Outdoor Terrace with Grilling, Gaming, and Firepit Areas
  • Resident Lounge
  • Rooftop Swimming Pool
Video Tour

Preferred Employer Program

Welcome to HQ Apartments’ Preferred Employer Program. Members of our Preferred Employer Program receive Waived Application and Administration Fees, as well as a lowered Security Deposit. This is based upon qualified credit approval.

If you do not see your employer listed below but feel they’d make a great addition to our program, please reach out to our office to establish a relationship.

  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Best Buy
  • Boston Scientific
  • Cargill
  • Dorsey and Whitney
  • Education Minnesota (almost all teachers are members)
  • Fallon
  • General Mills
  • KPMG
  • Mall of America Employees (not individual store employees)
  • McKinsey and Company
  • Medtronic MERSC Members – with printed coupon ONLY
  • NAI Welsh
  • Piper Sandler
  • Target
  • United Way
  • University of Minnesota
  • TRIA Orthopedic
  • US Bank
  • Wells Fargo
  • Young Professionals of Minneapolis
  • HCMC (Hennepin County Medical Center)
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Minnesota State Colleges + Universities
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Augsburg College
  • Hamline University
  • Concordia University
  • College of St. Catherine
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
  • North Central University College
  • Bethel University
  • University of Northwestern
  • Sleep Number
  • Allina Healthcare
  • Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx
  • Minnesota Vikings
  • Minnesota Twins
  • Minnesota Wild
  • Military (active and veteran)
  • First Responders
  • Hennepin County Government
Office Hours
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Pet Policy

Maximum 2 pets allowed per apartment. 150lbs combined weight limit. Breed Restrictions Apply.

Cat Policy:

  • Pet Rent: $30 monthly (per pet)
  • Pet Fee: $500 (per apartment, non-refundable)

Dog Policy:

  • Pet Rent: $40 monthly for 35lbs and under, $50 for 35lbs to 75lbs
  • Pet Fee: $500 (per apartment, non-refundable)

Parking Policy

Assigned Garage Parking Available for $195-$220. 

$220 – $245/month for additional vehicles or with personal storage space.

Call for details.