Real Estate

Photo by Tate Carlson

Maybe you’ve kicked in a few bucks online to help a musician record an album, a chef fire up a food truck or a tech genius develop a gadget.
Now the concept of crowdfunding is extending to commercial real estate.
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Street views: Snow Kreilich Architect image shows the potential for Green 4th Street.

The rise of hot neighborhoods like Uptown, Marcy-Holmes and the North Loop prove that affluent professionals actually want to live in post-industrial urban cores. The North Loop’s resurgence is particularly impressive in light of its seedy past as Minneapolis’s low-rent Warehouse District. Read More

Lobby area of the new Olympus headquarters building

Location, location, location” used to be the catch-phrase of real estate agents. When it comes to commercial real estate for manufacturers, however, “efficiency, efficiency, efficiency” is king. Read More


We are in a commercial real estate boom in the Twin Cities, but is the growth developing evenly? Minnesota Business talked with Todd Hanson, senior director of real estate brokerage firm Cushman and Wakefield/NorthMarq. He has 25 years of experience in keeping an eye on development in the Twin Cities. Read More

Photo courtesy of Mayo Clinic Square.

On Wednesday, June 3rd, Mayo Clinic Square had its first major public viewing with Hennepin Theatre Trust’s launch event for Intersections: Made Here, a downtown Minneapolis art gallery. Read More
The Green Line light rail service connecting the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis opened last summer. With ridership numbers surpassing expectations, Minnesota Business asked experts about the line’s impact on real estate and development. Read More
CoCo Minneapolis

CoCo Minneapolis

As we’ve highlighted in these pages before, some nimble ventures get their start in a co-working space offered by CoCo, which has three locations in the Twin Cities and one in Fargo. Read More
Many fast-growing companies need more room to grow into. But few are as hungry for space as Blu Dot, which designs and manufactures modern furniture for homes and offices around the world. Founded in 1997, the company will move from its current warehouse in Rogers, Minnesota, to a newer, bigger site in nearby Ostego this spring. Read More
Stroll around the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis on a Friday evening or Saturday afternoon and you’ll find it teeming with activity. Bars, cafes, and restaurants are packed, and shoppers stream into national retailers such as H&M, Apple, and Urban Outfitters. 
 
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If the secret to buying real estate is location, location, location, the secret to selling it is diversify, diversify, diversify. 
 
Welsh and Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul has been an example of just that. The Minnetonka-based commercial real estate firm has expanded substantially over its 37 years in business.
 
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