Buying Main Street: Time To Add Commercial Real Estate To Your Portfolio?

November 21,2012 – “People are looking for real assets that offset the volatility in the stock market, and they’re looking for yield as well as capital appreciation,” says Dennis Moon, head of the U.S. Trust unit. “It’s real dirt,” he adds. Want some of your own dirt? Start with these pointers. read more →

21 Nov 2012

Real estate group loses allies in MN legislature

November 9th, 2012 – Some loyal allies to Minnesota landlords, developers and commercial property owners lost their re-election bids on Tuesday as the state Legislature flipped from Republican to DFL control. read more →

09 Nov 2012

Republic buys Minneapolis bank in FDIC-assisted transaction

September 7th, 2012 – Republic Bank & Trust Co. has expanded into the Minneapolis market by acquiring most of the assets and liabilities of First Commercial Bank from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. read more →

07 Sep 2012

Expert panel discusses lack of downtown Minneapolis office construction

May 4, 2012 – panel of local commercial real estate experts discussed the lack of new downtown office construction and several other issues prior to the Best in Real Estate awards handed out by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. read more →

12 May 2012

U.S. budget blueprint could shake housing finance

April 2,2012 – Popular tax credits used in development are on chopping block read more →

02 Apr 2012

Stadium debate puts downtown’s last frontier front and center

March 12, 2012 – The sprawling parking lots and hodgepodge of buildings surrounding the Metrodome have become a crucial expanse in a downtown with little room left to expand. read more →

12 Mar 2012

Hennepin County and Minneapolis still largely on sidelines in stadium push

November 15, 2011 – With a host of issues like light rail ridership and civic pride on the line, Hennepin County officials are keeping their powder dry in the event that they can find an opening to advance a Minnesota Vikings stadium plan. read more →

15 Nov 2011

Commercial property prices stay flat in October

November 4th, 2011 – Commercial real estate values have risen substantially since the trough of 2009 but remained flat in October, an industry analyst said read more →

04 Nov 2011

Global Commercial Real Estate Markets Show Resilience in 2Q, Despite Economic Headwinds

August 10, 2011 – According to Jones Lang LaSalle’s new Global Market Perspective report, which assesses the impact of economic forces on the world’s major real estate markets quarterly, reveals that despite some economic uncertainties global real estate markets have continued on a resilient recovery path during the second quarter o 2011. read more →

10 Aug 2011

Demand heats up for Xcel energy savings program

August 9th, 2011 – Allowing Xcel Energy to cycle off your air conditioning system when the weather is at its most sweltering might not seem attractive, but that’s what a growing number of Minnesota businesses are opting to do in return for electricity rate discounts. read more →

09 Aug 2011