Category Archives: Minnesota real estate

Morrissey’s view: Twin Cities hotel sector stronger than ever

by Dan Rafter Bill Morrissey has never seen a stronger hotel market in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market than the one he’s working in now. This is good timing. St. Paul, Minn.-based Morrissey Hospitality Companies is developing a four-story Hilton Home2 … Continue reading

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Are Midwest CRE pros getting enough exercise? Probably not

by Dan Rafter How healthy are all the commercial real estate pros selling office buildings and apartment towers throughout the Midwest? Not very, according to the latest survey from BetterDoctor.com. BetterDoctor ranked the top-50 most physically active cities in the … Continue reading

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The Weidt Group: Commercial building owners increasingly focusing on energy efficiency

by Dan Rafter When a building consumes less energy, it’s greener, it’s kinder to the environment. That’s nice. But the owners of commercial buildings – apartment towers, strip centers, warehouses – are more interested in a different kind of green: … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq: 2014 best year for CRE in Twin Cities since recession

by Dan Rafter Last year was the best year for commercial real estate activity in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market since before the recession. Don’t believe us? Just ask Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq. The real estate firm released its latest Compass Report … Continue reading

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Out-of-state investors targeting Minneapolis/St. Paul apartment market

by Dan Rafter Scott Streiff picked up this interesting bit of information while attending the 2015 National Multifamily Housing Council Apartment Strategies Outlook Conference in Palm Springs: A growing number of national and international investors are targeting the Twin Cities’ … Continue reading

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United Properties’ Eva Stevens: A teacher at heart

by Dan Rafter Eva Stevens considers herself a teacher at heart. That’s fortunate: As the new executive vice president and chief operating officer of Minneapolis-based United Properties, Stevens will have plenty of opportunities to teach. That suits this commercial real … Continue reading

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Midwest cities some of the unhealthiest in the country?

by Dan Rafter Here’s the good news: The Midwest has one of the healthiest cities in the country, according to a new study. Unfortunately, it also has the unhealthiest one. A new survey by BetterDoctor.com ranked Minneapolis as the second … Continue reading

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