Kris Lindahl Real Estate News

Non-Profits and Incubator Spaces: New Directions for Investors

Business incubators and non-profit consortiums are big news in some parts of the country these days. If such ideas haven’t yet come to any one area, they may be headed that direction, often with the blessing and support of local governments, schools and the public. Municipalities from Santa Fe to small Texas towns and midwestern […]

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Think Outside the Box to Find Temporary Uses for Empty Retail Space

The fact is that the digital economy and new technology have led to closure of under-performing retail shops throughout the country. If someone currently has empty retail space, finding alternative tenants can be problematic if a commercial investor is not in a position to fund major building renovations. Consider a shorter lease term, and look […]

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Fate of Century Plaza Shifts from Hotel to Office

The massive building constructed by the WPA at the edge of downtown Minneapolis that began life in 1932 as Miller Vocational High School is likely to be reborn as offices, according to those in the know. Once slated for the wrecking ball, the building known as Century Plaza was occupied most recently by Hennepin County Human […]

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