Category Archives: Minneapolis commercial real estate

Tenants flocking to newly renovated RBC Plaza in downtown Minneapolis

by Dan Rafter KBS Capital Advisors took a risk earlier this year when they approved plans to merge two key buildings on the Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. Today, though, that risk is paying off as new tenants continue to … Continue reading

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Oppidan has big plans for potential Minnesota power center. But what will Gander Mountain do?

by Dan Rafter Oppidan Investment Company has big plans for Baxter, Minn., a resort town located about a two-hours drive north of Minneapolis. But these plans hinge on the plans of Gander Mountain. The retailer is leasing a 117,000-square-foot retail … Continue reading

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United Properties: Bringing a new kind of office building to Minneapolis’ Target Field Station

by Dan Rafter The North Loop area of downtown Minneapolis has become one of the hottest neighborhoods in the Twin Cities. The development of Target Field Station — the light-rail commuter station located adjacent to the new home of the … Continue reading

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Hot spots: These four Midwest markets are bringing in the Millennials

by Dan Rafter Don Lawby, president of Real Property Management in Salt Lake City, Utah, doesn’t argue that Millennials aren’t embracing home ownership. He agrees that renting holds a greater lure for these young consumers. But Lawby doesn’t agree that … Continue reading

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Liberty Property Trust betting on strength of Twin Cities industrial market

by Dan Rafter Officials with Liberty Property Trust have faith in the industrial market in and around Minneapolis/St. Paul. On Oct. 20, Liberty Property celebrated the ground-breaking of Dayton Distribution Center I, a 247,004-square-foot spec distribution center in the city … Continue reading

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Transwestern: Making a success out of Dakota Landing

by Dan Rafter The Bakken region of North Dakota is booming, what with rigs pulling a seemingly endless stream of oil from the earth here. And with a boom comes new residents both permanent and temporary. It’s easy to think … Continue reading

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Pop-up stores keep popping up; They’re not just for Halloween

by Dan Rafter Seem like there’s a Halloween pop-up store — open in September, closed by early November — in every strip center in your town? You’re probably wrong. But not by as much as you’d think. Halloween pop-up stores … Continue reading

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