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Real Estate Executive Insight Speaker Series Bob Lux – Inside the Mind of A Developer

 

Real Estate Executive Insight Series

Bob Lux – Inside the Mind of A Developer 

Event Details Tuesday, March 28th 2017 5:30 p.m. University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis Campus Schulze Hall, Room 127

A candid conversation with industry leader Bob Lux, Founder Alatus LLC

Quality real estate development requires innovative thinking. Bob Lux, founder of Alatus LLC, has been in the real estate development and investment business for over 30 years. His company’s mission is to provide innovative solutions and high quality projects by wisely using his team’s talents and strengths to achieve the client’s vision and form a better community.   Lux will discuss the challenges, opportunities and trends in developing residential and commercial real estate in the Twin Cities. Lux will also share his views on the condo market and as the largest private owner of parking facilities in Minnesota Bob will outline his expectations for future parking and infrastructure needs in the downtown area.

Agenda 5:30-6 p.m. Networking 6-7 p.m. Presentation by Bob Lux

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Affordable Housing, Upcoming UST Events

2014 Minnesota Affordable Housing Conference

Now in it’s 2nd year, the Shenehon Center for Real Estate at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business will host the 2014 Minnesota Affordable Housing Conference in partnership with the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.Mary Tingerthal

Join us for a conference bringing together various professionals working in all facets of real estate to exchange ideas, network and learn from one another’s successes.  Hone your skills with our specially selected workshops offering beginners and advanced practitioners information and resources needed to adapt and thrive. Learn from the experts and make valuable connections through networking opportunities.

Each breakout session will feature a finance track and a development track to address the various needs and interests of the affordable housing community.

The conference will be held on Thursday, May 8 at the downtown Minneapolis campus of the University of St. Thomas.

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Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate, Upcoming UST Events

Real Estate Executive Insights Series: Commercial Real Estate Investment and Ownership

Real estate investment involves a substantial amount of risk. Will Hoeg of Falcon Ridge Partners will discuss the challenges and opportunities of investing in and owning commercial real estate. Hoeg will also discuss how to create partnerships for the purpose of making successful real estate investments.

Will Hoeg, Falcon Ridge Partners

Will Hoeg, Falcon Ridge Partners

Falcon Ridge Partners LLC is a commercial real estate acquisition, investment and asset management company. Projects include data centers, complete campus renovations, confidential startup growth incubators, notable towers, building repositioning and overall corporate campus redevelopment. Total investment value has exceeded $1.2 billion with primary concentration in Minnesota and Silicon Valley.

The Real Estate Executive Insights Series is presented by the Opus College of Business MSRE program. This series invites speakers from the real estate industry to provide valuable information and discussion about hot topics and current trends. This is a free program and is open to the public.  Please register here to attend this event.

This program has been submitted for one hour of real estate agent/broker continuing education credit through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

Wednesday, March 5, 5:30 p.m.
5:30  – 6 p.m.: Registration and networking reception
6 – 7 p.m.: Presentation by Will Hoeg
7 – 9 p.m.: Optional MS in Real Estate class visit

Commercial Real Estate, Development, Executive Insight Series, Investment Real Estate, Office Real Estate, Real Estate Brokerage, Upcoming UST Events

Spring 2014 Real Estate Executive Insights Speakers Announced

The Real Estate Executive Insight Series invites speakers from the real estate industry to provide valuable information and discussion about hot topics and current trends. This is a free program and is open to the public. Attendees who are interested in the MS Degree in Real Estate program are encouraged to participate in an optional class visit following the speaking presentation. Registration is required.

Schedule of Events
5:30  – 6:00 p.m.: Registration and networking reception
6 – 7:00 p.m.: Speaker presentation
7 – 9:00 p.m.: Optional class visit

Cost: Free

 

Wednesday, March 5
Commercial Real Estate Investment and Ownership
Speaker: Will Hoeg, Falcon Ridge Partners

Will Hoeg, Falcon Ridge Partners

Will Hoeg, Falcon Ridge Partners

Real estate investment involves a substantial amount of risk. Will Hoeg of Falcon Ridge Partners will discuss the challenges and opportunities of investing in and owning commercial real estate. Hoeg will also discuss how to create partnerships for the purpose of making successful real estate investments.

Falcon Ridge Partners, LLC is a commercial real estate acquisition, investment and asset management company. Projects include data centers, complete campus renovations, confidential startup growth incubators, notable towers, building repositioning, and overall corporate campus redevelopment. Total investment value has exceeded $1.2 billion with primary concentration in Minnesota and Silicon Valley.

This program has been submitted for one hour of real estate agent/broker continuing education credit through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

 

Wednesday, April 23
Retail & Office Development/Asset Management
Speaker: Tim Murnane, Opus Holdings, LLC.

Tim Murnane, Opus Holdings, LLC.

Tim Murnane, Opus Holdings, LLC.

Tim Murnane has been a leader in the commercial real estate market in the Twin Cities for many years. He will discuss where he thinks the opportunities are for Opus Holdings and for the market in general as the commercial real estate climate continues to improve.

The Real Estate Executive Insights Series is presented by the Opus College of Business MSRE program. This series invites speakers from the real estate industry to provide valuable information and discussion about hot topics and current trends. This is a free program and is open to the public.

This program has been submitted for one hour of real estate agent/broker continuing education credit through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

Commercial Real Estate, Development, Executive Insight Series, Office Real Estate, Retail Real Estate, Twin Cities Real Estate, Uncategorized, Upcoming UST Events

Fall 2013 Real Estate Executive Insights Speakers Announced

The Real Estate Executive Insight Series invites speakers from the real estate industry to provide valuable information and discussion about hot topics and current trends. This is a free program and is open to the public. Attendees who are interested in the MS Degree in Real Estate program are encouraged to participate in an optional class visit following the speaking presentation. Registration is required.

Schedule of Events

5:15  – 6:00 p.m.: Registration and networking reception
6 – 7:00 p.m.: Speaker presentation
7 – 9:00 p.m.: Optional class visit

Cost: Free

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Jim Stoplestad, Exeter Realty

Tuesday, October 15
St. Paul Post Office Apartment Conversion Project
Speaker: Jim Stolpestad, Exeter Realty

Jim Stolpestad of Exeter Realty Company will discuss the St. Paul Post Office apartment conversion project, the history of the project’s development and its progress. The 17-story central post office building is located on Kellogg Boulevard in downtown St. Paul. Exter plans to covert the building into 250 units of market-rate apartments overlooking the Mississippi River.

Exeter Realty Group develops and manages new office, retail, housing and mixed-use projects, as well as tax credit-driven historic and other office, retail and housing rehab projects. Projects are located in stable or emerging urban neighborhoods of the Twin Cities.

This program has been approved for one hour of real estate agent/broker continuing education credit through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

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Rick Collins, Ryan Companies

 

Tuesday, November 19
Downtown East Development Project
Speaker: Rick Collins, Ryan Companies

Rick Collins of Ryan Companies will discuss current development projects, including the Downtown East development project surrounding the new Vikings stadium, as well as the challenges and opportunities in the development of commercial real estate. The Downtown East mixed-use development and three-block urban park/plaza consists of 1 million square feet of office space in two, 20-story office buildings with the capacity for more than 5,000 employees; 40,000 square feet of retail space on both street level and in the skyway; and 300 residential units.

Ryan Companies is a full-service commercial real estate firm with expertise in development, architecture & engineering, capital markets, construction and real estate management.

This program has been approved for one hour of real estate agent/broker continuing education credit through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

Real Estate Programs, Uncategorized, Upcoming Industry Events, Upcoming UST Events

Join us at the Women in Real Estate Conference!

Co-sponsored by the Shenehon Center for Real Estate and MNCREW, this half day event will feature a keynote presentation by Collete English Dixon, Past President of CREW Network and Principal at Prudential Real Estate Investors, and a panel discussion about the changing working environment for women in commercial real estate.

vertical_campus_mpls1Event Details:
Women in Commercial Real Estate Conference
Thursday, June 6, 2013 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
University of St. Thomas, Opus Hall room 201
MNCREW member rate: $45, Non-member rate: $65
Register Today!

This program has been approved for 2 hours of real estate agent/broker continuing education credit through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

Conference Schedule:

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Keynote Presentation

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion

About our presenters:

Keynote Presenter

Collete English Dixon, vice president of transactions, Prudential Real Estate Investors

Collete English Dixon’s work ethic is legendary in the commercial real estate business. She began her career at Prudential in 1979 as an asset management analyst. Today, as the vice president of transactions, Collete is responsible for a team who has completed more than $2 billion in portfolio assets. During her presentation, Collete will give an update on capital markets and share the CREW network research results. She will also discuss her career story and share lessons learned along the way.

Women in Commercial Real Estate Panel

Moderator: Valerie Doleman, vice president of marketing and growth strategy, Guaranty Commercial Title, Inc.

Panelists:

  • Helen Brooks, former vice president, Colliers Towle Real Estate
  • Annalisa Cariveau, real estate developer, Alpha Theory, LLC.
  • Gina Dingman, president and NAI director, NAI Everest
  • Keri Kindelspire, director of business development and marketing, Anderson Companies

With careers spanning over five decades, our panelists will discuss how the commercial real estate industry has evolved over time for women. Representing three different generations, our panelists will share experiences from their past and present, and discuss where they see the future of the commercial real estate business.

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Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame, Real Estate Programs, Upcoming UST Events

Reminder: Nomination deadline for the 2013 MN Real Estate Hall of Fame is May 1

Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Minnesota Real Estation Hall of Fame through May 1.

The Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame has been established to honor, preserve and perpetuate the names and outstanding accomplishments of real estate leaders who have made a significant contribution in real estate and demonstrated care and concern for improving their community as a business leader.

A real estate leader is someone who:

  • has made a significant contribution as a leader in the field of real estate.
  • has impacted his or her particular area of real estate and should be recognized primarily as an exceptional role model in his or her discipline.
  • has displayed the highest level of ethics in his or her business practices.
  • has improved his or her community as a business leader.

Do you know someone who fits this description? Nominate them for the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame.

Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame, Real Estate Programs, Uncategorized, Upcoming UST Events

Nominations now being accepted for the 2013 Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame

The Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame has been established to honor, preserve and perpetuate the names and outstanding accomplishments of real estate leaders who have made a significant contribution in real estate and demonstrated care and concern for improving their community as a business leader.

The Shenehon Center for Real Estate at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business began honoring members of the Minnesota real estate community with induction into the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame in 2010. 2012 Hall of Fame

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Minnesota Real Estation Hall of Fame.

A real estate leader is someone who:

  • has made a significant contribution as a leader in the field of real estate.
  • has impacted his or her particular area of real estate and should be recognized primarily as an exceptional role model in his or her discipline.
  • has displayed the highest level of ethics in his or her business practices.
  • has improved his or her community as a business leader.

Do you know someone who fits this description? Nominate them for the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame.

Nominations received before May 1 will be reviewed for the current year. Those received after May 1 will be considered for 2014. All nominees will be considered for induction for up to three years after being nominated.

Hall of Fame Award Criteria  

Nominations are not limited to University of St Thomas graduates.   The selection committee will give weight to such accomplishments as starting and building a business, leading an established business to significantly greater achievements, major transactions and innovative projects.

Other factors that may be considered include industry recognitions, being an industry pioneer or leader and recognition by others for achievements. The selection committee has the responsibility and discretionary power to make its determinations from the pool of nominations submitted.

Executive Insight Series, Real Estate Programs, Uncategorized, Upcoming UST Events

Spring 2013 Executive Insights Speakers Announced!

The Real Estate Executive Insight Series invites speakers from the real estate industry to provide valuable information and discussion about hot topics and current trends. This is a free program and is open to the public. All sessions are held from 5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration is required.

We are excited to announce a great line-up of speakers and topics for spring term of 2013.

Tuesday, February 19
Valuation Issues in Today’s Commercial Real Estate Environment
Speaker: Rob Lunz, Nicollet Partners

Tuesday, March 5
Commercial Real Estate Finance
Speaker: Ken Dayton, Oak Grove CapitalUST Opus

Tuesday, March 19
Development Opportunities in Today’s Market
Speaker: David Kordonowy, Steiner Development

Tuesday, April 9
Property Management Challenges of an Iconic Office Property
Speaker: Jim Durda, IDS Center

Tuesday, April 23
Investment Sales Market Issues and Update
Speaker: Terry Kingston, C&W/Northmarq

Tuesday, May 7
Property Management Issues and Trends
Speaker: Frank Lang, Lang Nelson & Associates

Appraisal, Business Valuation, Commercial Real Estate, Economics, Real Estate Programs, Real Estate Trends, Uncategorized, Upcoming Industry Events, Upcoming UST Events

23rd Annual Business Valuation Conference

The 23rd Annual Business Valuation Conference will be held Wednesday, February 6. This conference covers topics of interest to attorneys, accountants, business brokers, business owners, commercial real estate brokers, lenders, investment bankers, appraisers and others who regularly encounter business valuation issues.  It is held at the University of St. Thomas campus in downtown Minneapolis and is presented/sponsored by The UST Shenehon Center for Real Estate, NCCIBA, NACVA, ASA.

Topics featured at the conference include:UST RE conference

  • Economic Update
  • The Layman’s Use of Regression Analysis
  • Identifying Metrics and Calculating Value in Excel
  • Basics of a Real Estate Appraisal
  • Avoiding the Pitfalls When Valuing Machinery & Equipment
  • Understanding Minimum Compensation in Eminent Domain
  • When is it Time to Call in the Experts?
  • Current Court Decisions

This conference has been approved for eight hours of real estate and appraiser continuing education through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

Register here.