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A piece of farmland in an otherwise developed area of Eagan could be on its way to a new future as a complex with data centers, medical offices and upscale apartments. Read the full story here.
Xcel Energy has $30 million in grants to fund renewable energy projects around the Twin Cities, including a 1-megawatt solar installation at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and what would be the first solar project at a Target store. Read the full … Continued
How do you measure, compare and make choices about the environmental footprint of different products, materials and building practices? Over the past few years, you’ve probably encountered a veritable cacophony of eco labels competing for your attention, stamped on everything … Continued
Minneapolis Energy Options (MEO) and CenterPoint Energy announced that they have entered into an agreement to collaborate on energy initiatives in the City of Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Energy Options Campaign is working to address rising energy costs and moving toward … Continued
Downtown Minneapolis is seeing a shift to a landlords’ market because of low vacancy rates along Nicollet Mall and only a small amount of new development in the area, according to a new second quarter office market report from Colliers … Continued
Great article in the latest edition of Minnesota Physician by Colliers Minneapolis-St. Paul broker Louis Suarez on how commercial real estate professionals help medical practices. Read the article on page 30
Congratulations to Welsh Construction for making the 2013 Healthcare Architectural Honor Roll for the HealthEast Midway Clinic. Check out the feature on page 26 of the latest edition of Minnesota Physician.
We are honored to be listed as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work along with many other great local companies.
The vacancy rate for industrial real estate in the Twin Cities has dipped below 10 percent for the first time since 2007, according to the Colliers International Minneapolis – St. Paul second-quarter market report released Tuesday. Read the full story here.
In late December of last year, Welsh Construction began the demolition and renovation of Fountain Place, a multifamily development located in Eden Prairie, MN. Fountain Place is just one of five similar projects in Welsh Construction’s pipeline of multifamily redevelopment … Continued
Schematic Design is the first phase of space concepting that seeks to define the general scope and view of a project and includes scale and relationships between building components. Normally a time-consuming step in the design process that requires … Continued
by Kris Schisel, Senior Associate – Retail Brokerage | Welsh and Colliers International MSP Recently, major retailers have announced their exit from downtown Minneapolis and some believe this is a signal of weakening retail viability in the downtown CBD. However, … Continued
Dan Peterson | Technology Solutions | Colliers International MSP To make real estate future ready, real estate professionals need to adopt an agile development mindset toward delivering CRE strategies. The result will be better user experiences and returns on their … Continued
Welsh is a professional organization that has the ability to give you everything you expect in a quality project,” says Eric Worke, Ingleside owner. Ingleside Senior Housing, a 21-unit memory care senior housing facility located in Fairmont, Minnesota, is now … Continued
Between the record-breaking activity in the second quarter and the lull that summer months often bring, many expected more normal growth patterns for U.S. industrial real estate in Q3 2016. But industrial sector fundamentals powered forward in the third quarter … Continued
When Service Is Actually Provided By Tim Jackson | Vice President, Welsh Facility Services As a Property Manager or Facility Manager it is always a good idea to clearly define your “snow trigger” expectations within a seasonal contracted agreement. In … Continued
by Steve Shepherd, Vice President of Office Brokerage | Colliers International MSP “I just want to cook a ham for the holidays and be surrounded by family and friends,” says one aging millennial, who of late, is interested in finding balance … Continued
Bill Wardwell of Welsh & Colliers MSP Wins SIOR Robert P. Boblett Award 2016 Congratulations to Bill Wardwell, Executive Vice President of Brokerage at Welsh & Colliers International MSP on winning the SIOR Robert P. Boblett Award 2016 for his amazing work … Continued
Strong Activity Continues Development activity remains strong after construction peaked in 2015 at 3.9 million square feet, of which 55 percent was speculative and 75 percent overall was bulk warehouse. However, there has been a shift from speculative bulk warehouse … Continued
Developing Around Consumer Needs From main-street to the first enclosed malls to community and power centers, to lifestyle centers and mixed use projects where people can work, live and play, developers and retailers have continually collaborated to meet evolving consumer … Continued
Self-proclaimed, Gen X’er somewhere in the middle, Dan Peterson, Colliers International Technology Solutions Group shares his views on what it is really all about in today’s workplace. It’s time to remove focus from the age of employees and redirect … Continued
Investment sales industry leaders from Welsh and Colliers MSP share latest news, insights and trends in this market update. Minneapolis -St. Paul’s thriving business environment, diverse economy, educated workforce, and world-class transportation system make it a globally competitive place to invest, … Continued
Welsh & Colliers International | MSP has been working to fulfill Banfield Pet Hospital’s brokerage and construction needs in the Twin Cities Metro area for the past few years, but with Banfield’s recent growth it became evident that adding the … Continued
What do a nursing strike, fraudulent bank accounts, for-profit university stigma, and difficult M&As have in common? They were all challenges faced by the panelists at last Thursday’s C-Suite Strategies event hosted by Twin Cities Business Magazine. Though the challenges … Continued