Category Archives: Minneapolis commercial real estate

E-commerce continues to drive demand in U.S. industrial market, according to Avison Young report

by Dan Rafter E-commerce continues to drive the industrial market across the United States, forcing owners and occupiers to adapt to consumers’ increasing desires to order products one day and have them show up on their front porches in 48 … Continue reading

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Associated Bank’s Schmidt: People matter when it comes to commercial financing

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News spoke with Paul Schmidt, Associated Bank’s head of commercial real estate, about what it takes for investors and developers to qualify for commercial financing today. The key, Schmidt says, is the people behind the … Continue reading

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Kraus-Anderson turning “wind-swept parking lot” into another destination in downtown Minneapolis

by Dan Rafter Minneapolis developer Kraus-Anderson celebrated the ground-breaking on its new 100,000-square-foot headquarters April 28. But the night was about more than the new five-story building at 525 S. 8th St. in downtown Minneapolis. It was about a master … Continue reading

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Ryan Companies ready to make Minneapolis’ Downtown East its new home

  by Dan Rafter Ryan Companies continues to make an impact in Minneapolis’ downtown, breaking ground this month on the Millwright Building at Third Street and Portland Avenue. The new building is part of Ryan’s $450 million mixed-use Downtown East … Continue reading

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Indoor waterpark? Movie-themed amusement park? Benson-Orth General Contractors helping to bring the fun to Twin Cities suburbs

by Dan Rafter Minneapolis residents looking for even more entertainment than the Twin Cities proper can provide will soon plenty of kid- and adult-friendly fun about 30 miles northwest of Minneapolis. That’s where Benson-Orth General Contractors is ready to start … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield: Country saw impressive hiring gains in February

by Dan Rafter Sure, the global economy is still shaky. But U.S. businesses are actually expanding their workforces, according to the latest research from Cushman & Wakefield. Cushman & Wakefield’s March Employment Tracker report showed that U.S. businesses increased their … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Doran Companies: What it takes to be named Contractor of the Year

by Dan Rafter Bloomington, Minnesota’s Doran Construction earned a big honor earlier this year when the Minnesota Construction Association named the company as its General Contractor of the Year for 2015. This isn’t surprising: Since 2010, Doran has built more … Continue reading

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