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Saint Paul Public Schools has hired Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq to facilitate a sale of the former Riverside Elementary school building at 900 Albion Avenue in St. Paul. The team of Paul Donovan, Jaclyn May and Jeremy Striffler will list the property for sale, with the most likely outcome a thoughtful redevelopment of the 5.4-acre […]
After years of planning and fundraising, Crescent Cove, a nonprofit Lindenfelser founded in 2009, is in the process of buying a facility in Brooklyn Center that will one day house the state’s first community children’s hospice and respite home — and one of only a few such facilities in the country. The nonprofit expects to […]
The Advisory Services Group represented the Minnesota Council on Foundations in their lease of office space at the TractorWorks Building in the Minneapolis North Loop neighborhood. View the recent “Cool Offices” article featuring the Minnesota Council on Foundations’ office space.
The Advisory Services Group represented the Minneapolis Area Synod of the ELCA in the sale of a 3.85 acre property that included a 11,7000 SF church building located at 2544 Highway 100 South in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, for $1,500,000. The Buyer was the Thai Buddhist Center of Minnesota. The Minneapolis Area Synod of the […]
In partnership with The Boerke Company, Inc., a Cushman & Wakefield Alliance member, the Advisory Services Group represented U.S. Bank in the sale of a 24,984 SF, three-story building located at 417 Pine Street in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Buyer was The Pine Cat Company, LLC. U.S. Bancorp is an American financial services holding company […]
Represented KRW International, Inc. in a lease extension of 3,516 SF of office space on the 5th Floor at Baker Building, 706 Second Avenue North, Minneapolis. St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company was the Landlord. KRW International, Inc. partners with Global 1000 firms and executives to capture untapped value from their Leadership Effect. Using […]
Represented Long Term Care Group in a lease extension of 19,131 SF of office space on the 2nd Floor of 1289 City Centre Drive in Carmel, Indiana. Washington National Insurance Group was the Landlord. Long Term Care Group is a leading provider of business process outsourcing for the insurance industry. The nation’s largest insurers rely […]
Represented Volunteers of America of Minnesota and Wisconsin in the leasing of 6,164 SF of office space at MidAmerica Financial Plaza, 9220 Bass Lake Road, New Hope. They will relocate the services they currently offer at their Golden Valley clinic in mid-November and are excited to announce a new name for all of their mental […]
Beacon Academy has acquired the 12-acre site at 3420 Nevada Ave. N. in Crystal, MN, to become an approximate 80,000-square-foot permanent home for the school. Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq’s Advisory Services Group worked with the school to identify the ideal site and guided the school through assembling the extended project team, accessing financing, handling the […]
Represented Maccabee Group, Inc. in a lease extension of 3,276 SF of office space on the 4th Floor at International Design Center, 211 1st Street North, Minneapolis. IDC Properties, LLC was the Landlord. Founded in 1996, Minneapolis-based Maccabee, a strategic public relations and online marketing agency, offers clients marketing insights and inventive campaigns that combine media relations […]
Represented the Landlord, Hamline Church United Methodist, in the leasing of 4,300 square feet of education space at 1514 Englewood Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104. Hamline Church is a vibrant engaged community of faith located in the Hamline-Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul. Midwest Child Development LLC was the Tenant. Midwest Child Development offers a quality […]
Represented the Landlord, the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, in the leasing of 12,492 square feet of education space at the Barry Family Campus / Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 South Cedar Lake Road, Minneapolis, MN 55416. The center features more than 195,000 square feet of useable space, including indoor and outdoor pools, the Tychman Shapiro Art […]
Represented Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota in their site selection for a third retail store in Duluth. The team of executive director Paul Donovan, senior associate Jeremy Striffler and senior director Tom Martin helped Blue Cross evaluate and identify a location at the new Maurices headquarters building in downtown Duluth. Blue Cross will […]
The Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq team of Paul Donovan, Jaclyn May, Jeremy Striffler and Bill Rothstein has negotiated a $2.75 million purchase agreement with United Properties for The Chancery, a Summit Avenue property in St. Paul currently owned by the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis. Despite the agreement, the sale is subject to approval by […]
Represented Minnesota AIDS Project in the sublease of 11,824 square feet at the Westgate Business Center, 2577 Territorial Road, in St. Paul, MN. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota was the sublandlord and CSM Family Holdings LLC was the landlord. Founded in 1983 as a statewide nonprofit agency, the Minnesota AIDS Project envisions a Minnesota […]
The Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq (CWN) Advisory Services Group of Paul Donovan, Jaclyn May and Jeremy Striffler is accepting bids through December 21 on the Hayden Center, a three-story, 63,000 sq. ft. former school at 328 Kellogg Boulevard West in St. Paul. CWN has negotiated an agreement to sell the property, owned by the Archdiocese of […]
Represented IFF in the leasing of 1,172 SF of office space at Rand Tower, 527 S Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. This is IFF’s first office in Minnesota. IFF is a mission-driven lender, real estate consultant, and developer that helps communities thrive by creating opportunities for low-income communities and people with disabilities. Key to their success […]
Paul Donovan recently wrote a guest column entitled, “To Renew or Relocate”, which appeared in the October-November edition of The Verdict, a newsletter of the Minnesota chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators. Click here to read the article.
Represented the Landlord, MCA Holdings, LLC, in the lease of 45,417 square feet at 4021 Thomas Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. The facility features 24 classrooms, office spaces, workrooms, gymnasium, media center, lunchroom and kitchen. Harvest Network of Schools was the Tenant. The Harvest Network of Schools is a group of high-performing K-8 public charter schools, which […]
Represented the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in the sale of The Well located at 1784 Lacrosse Avenue East, St. Paul. The 13,127 square foot building has 16 dormitory style sleeping rooms, kitchen, offices, conference and meeting rooms. People Incorporated was the buyer. The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration are Catholic sisters who, together with […]
Represented Sebesta, Inc., a Minnesota corporation, in a lease extension of 2,813 SF of office space on the 4th Floor at Southpark One, 1701 Directors Boulevard, Austin, Texas. Frost Bank was the Landlord. A full-service engineering and design services provider, Sebesta promotes collaborative and sustainable facility solutions that ensure occupant comfort, improve efficiency, reduce operational […]
Represented car2go N.A. LLC in the leasing of 4,786 SF of warehouse space at 817 Vandalia Street, St. Paul, MN. The Family Fulford Partnership L.P. was the landlord. car2go was founded in 2008 in the German city of Ulm. Today, car2go is alive and well in 29 European and North American cities with over 1,000,000 […]
Represented Lindquist & Vennum LLP in the leasing of 81,000 SF at the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis. A leading Minnesota law firm, Lindquist will relocate its 300 Minneapolis attorneys and staff onto floors 18 through 21 of the iconic office tower. The new space is designed to foster greater client service through increased communication, […]
Led by Paul Donovan, Cushman & Wakefield | NorthMarq’s Advisory Services Group was recently named to the Twin Cities Business list of Top Office Brokers.
Represented Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin in the sale of a 26,177 square foot office building to 7625 Investors LLC and subsequently leased back approximately half of the building. Located at 7625 Metro Boulevard in Edina, the building was sold as a cost-saving measure to enhance the nonprofit’s financial health. The Advisory Services Group […]
Represented EDF Renewable Development, Inc., in a 5-year lease renewal of 11,315 square feet at East Bridge Office Building at Riverplace, 10 Second Street N.E., Minneapolis, MN. Office Realty Corp. was the landlord. EDF Renewable Energy’s strength is grounded in the company’s extensive experience and competencies gained over more than 25 years across a spectrum […]
Represented Memorial Blood Centers in the lease renewal of 2,872 square feet at 500 W. 98th Street in Bloomington, MN. Premier Banks was the landlord. Memorial Blood Centers has been saving and sustaining lives for over 60 years. A Minnesota-based, independent nonprofit, they supply life-saving blood, state-of-the-art laboratory services, and biomedical expertise to area hospital […]
Represented Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP) in the sale of 1.69 acres of land located at 1400 Park Avenue and 617 14th Street East in Minneapolis. The property included a 24,000 square foot building. Weidner Investment Services, a Washington corporation, was the buyer. Weidner Investment Services has hired Hunt Development to develop a 260-unit market-rate apartment building on […]
Represented Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota in their site selection for a second retail store in Roseville. The team of executive director Paul Donovan, associate Jeremy Striffler and senior director Tom Martin helped Blue Cross evaluate and identify a new location at the Crossroads of Roseville Mall, located just north of Rosedale Center […]
Represented Anoka-Hennepin School District in the sale of the former Champlin Elementary school located at 111 Dean Avenue West, Champlin. The 49,056 square foot building has 20 classrooms, administrative offices, lunchroom, gymnasium and outdoor playground. A&L McGregor Re LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, was the buyer. A&L McGregor Re LLC will be leasing the […]
Represented Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin in the sale of The Learning Center located at 614 East Grant Street, Minneapolis. The 7,137 square foot building has an active school tenant and includes offices, classroom space, kitchen and a partial gym. RS EDEN, a Minnesota non-profit, was the Buyer. Since 1971, RS EDEN has been […]
Represented Long Term Care Group in the lease of 5,216 square feet at 1210 Northbrook Drive, Trevose, Pennsylvania. Northbrook TC Equities LLC was the landlord. Long Term Care Group is a leading provider of business process outsourcing for the insurance industry. The nation’s largest insurers rely on Long Term Care Group’s unparalleled expertise to help […]
Represented SmartBase Solutions in the lease of 6,139 square feet at the Internet Exchange Building, 411 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis. S&S Development Corporation was the landlord. Since 2005, SmartBase Solutions has empowered leading edge companies and organizations to crush their marketing goals. With everything from flexible, customized tools and support to secure data hosting capabilities. […]
Represented Church of the Blessed Sacrament in the sale of the Blessed Sacrament Campus located at 1801 East Lacrosse Avenue, St. Paul. The campus includes a 34,991 square foot school building, a 13,920 square foot church and a 6,105 square foot house that all sit on 3.67 acres of land. ACC Building Corporation, a Minnesota […]
Represented District Energy St. Paul in the purchase of the 25,662 square foot Jemne Building, 305 St. Peter Street, St. Paul. Wold Jemne Building Limited Liability Partnership was the seller. District Energy St. Paul is a leader in community energy, providing St. Paul with reliable and sustainable heating and cooling services. To share its best […]
Represented Institute for Justice in the lease of 2,461 square feet at Renaissance Square, 520 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis. Catalyst RS LLC was the landlord. The Institute for Justice is the nation’s only libertarian, civil liberties, public interest law firm. It is a 501(c)(3) organization. The Institute for Justice arrived in Minnesota in 2005 and has […]
Represented Progress Valley, Inc. in the purchase of a 23,111 square foot building located at 1100 80th Street East, Bloomington. The seller was Tenez Properties LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company. Progress Valley purchased the office/industrial building to convert to a women’s treatment center and administrative space. Progress Valley, Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing […]
Represented Bdote Learning Center in the lease of 24,000 square feet at 2836 33rd Avenue South, Minneapolis. The Church of St. Albert the Great was the landlord. Bdote is the nation’s first Native American language immersion school teaching Dakota and Ojibwe.
Represented the tenant, Urban Academy, and the owner, St. Gregory School (owned by Lumen Christi Catholic Community), in the lease of 24,600 square feet at 1668 Montreal Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota. Urban Academy is a kindergarten-sixth grade charter school.
Represented the Church of St. Pascal Baylon in the sale of 58,000 square feet at 951 Fifth Street East, St. Paul, Minnesota. The buyer, Darul-Uloom Islamic Center, has opened a community center in the former Catholic parish.
Represented the Church of St. Columba of St. Paul in the lease of 20,000 square feet at 1330 Blair Avenue North, St. Paul, Minnesota. Sejong Academy, the tenant, opened the nation’s first full Korean immersion charter school in the fall of 2014.
Represented the Minnesota Conference Association of Seventh-Day Adventists in the lease renewal of 40,000 square feet at 3500 Williston Road, Minnetonka, Minnesota. Nasha Shkola, a charter school celebrating Russian culture and language, was the tenant.
Represented the Church of Saint Casimir in the lease renewal of 36,000 square feet at 930 Geranium Avenue East, St. Paul, Minnesota. Life Prep, a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade charter school, was the tenant.
Represented the landlord, Church of the Holy Childhood, and the tenant, Academy for Sciences & Agriculture, in the lease of 18,000 square feet at 1435 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, Minnesota. AFSA is a public charter school preparing students for careers in science, business and technology.