Category Archives: Minnesota real estate

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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Commercial real estate crowdfunding is here to stay, say the industry’s pioneers

by Dan Rafter AJ Chivetta doesn’t hesitate: Crowdfunding is changing the way people can invest in commercial real estate. And because of this, the number of people investing in commercial real estate through crowdfunding will only grow in the coming … 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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CBRE’s Freytag and Karkula: Plenty of office activity in the Minneapolis suburbs today

by Dan Rafter Urban centers are getting all the press today. But the suburban commercial real estate market is soaring, too, today in the Twin Cities area. Minnesota Real Estate Journal recently spoke with Jim Freytag and Brent Karkula, office … Continue reading

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Pillar’s Klingher and Markech: Suburbs enjoying plenty of multifamily activity, too

by Dan Rafter By now it’s become a familiar tale: The centers of big cities are enjoying a boom in multifamily construction, sales and leases. That’s because a growing number of people want to live in busy downtowns, where they … Continue reading

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