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Minneapolis’ Dougherty Funding closes loan for train-loading facility in North Dakota

November 04, 2011 Minneapolis' Dougherty Funding recently closed a construction loan for the first phase of multiple-shipper train-loading facility in Dickinson, N.D. Read more...

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Frequently Asked Energy Management, Benchmarking and Energy Star Questions

August 30, 2011 Setting energy consumption goals has become a new function of property managers. Properly communicating benchmarks and strategies to clients can be challenging. This article highlights some of the common questions that can come from clients and how to address them. Read more...

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Taking a closer look at an old way of selling property: the commercial auction

October 26, 2010 As the credit crisis continues and hangs a dark cloud over many assets, an old-fashioned yet time-proven technique is gaining traction: Auctions for commercial real estate have become more common to move properties in a timely fashion. Read more...

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Creativity is king in down commercial market

June 11, 2010 Earlier this week I interviewed John Komlos, vice president with St. Louis-based ARCO Construction Company. We talked about the job his company did transforming a space originally designed for office/warehouse into a youth hockey rink. Read more...

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Navigating the redevelopment maze

May 05, 2010 Working through the redevelopment process of a building project can be extremely challenging. The planning and design of the new Edina Crosstown Medical Office Building located in the southwest quadrant of the intersection of France Avenue and County Road 62 or Crosstown, in Edina, Minn., was no exception to this rule. Read more...

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