Category Archives: Minneapolis commercial real estate

It’s been nine years coming, but Bielenberg Gardens project becoming a reality

by Dan Rafter The site first popped onto United Properties’ radar in 2005. And why not? As Keith Ulstad, senior vice president with United Properties, says, the plot of land is located in a strategic location in the Minneapolis suburb … Continue reading

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Opus bringing new life to 147-year-old former campus infirmary

by Dan Rafter The Opus Group has decades of experience renovating and expanding collegiate facilities. The company has also tackled its share of renovations at historic buildings. That’s good news for the school leaders at Shattuck-St. Mary’s, an Episcopal boarding … Continue reading

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Dakota Insight Land & Investments: Making an impact in the Bakken

by Dan Rafter Plenty of commercial real estate companies have flocked to the Bakken Shale region of North Dakota. And why not? The region is producing a steady stream of both oil and opportunity. Someone has to build all the … Continue reading

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An island community just minutes from Minneapolis? Trammell Crow Company is making it happen

by Dan Rafter High Street Residential is betting that plenty of people would be happy to live in a secluded island community while also enjoying the urban amenities that come with living near the central business district of a major … Continue reading

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Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, Towle Financial Services merger a benefit to both companies

by Dan Rafter Commercial mortgage-banking company Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital will expand its service into the Minneapolis and Detroit markets once it merges in early September with Towle Financial Services. Bellwether Enterprise, headquartered in Cleveland, announced the merger earlier … Continue reading

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Associated Bank’s Hanson: Young consumers continue to boost demand for multi-family housing

by Dan Rafter Younger consumers are choosing to rent in downtown Minneapolis, Chicago, Cleveland or Detroit. They’ve not making the trek to the suburbs of these communities to buy their starter homes. What is behind this trend? Breck Hanson, executive … Continue reading

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Multi-family market slowing down? Not a chance

by Dan Rafter Downtown Minneapolis. St. Louis. Indianapolis. Downtown Chicago. Ann Arbor, and not just for student housing. The list of Midwest markets in which apartment rents are soaring, vacancies are plummeting and new multi-family buildings are rising is a … Continue reading

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