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MREJ conference to explore the growing industry of data-center development

Data centers have become more important than ever, as U.S. business' needs for storing information continues to grow. That's why commercial real estate professionals need to attend the latest conference by Minnesota Real Estate Journal and

Opportunities in Developing High-Performance Space and Data Centers will be held May 17 at the Golden Valley Country Club in Golden Valley, Minn. Minnesota Real Estate Journal has applied for four hours of real estate continuing education for this conference.

Running from 8 a.m. until noon Central standard Time, the event will identify the major players in the data-center industry, look ahead to future trends in the industry and outline the government incentives available for the development of data centers. The conference will also cover the basics of site selection for data centers, the reasons behind the data-center boom and how real estate professionals can collaborate in the design process.

Featured speakers include Bob Glasgow, TDS Hosted & Managed Services; Keth Rosdahl, Parsons; John Livingston, Hyber Data; Jim Cali, DTZ; Dan Peterson, Colliers; and Scott Ganske, Mortenson.

To register for this conference, click here. Those who register by May 8 can pay an early-bird rate of $79. This rate jumps to $99 for those who register by May 16. Payment at the door is $129.

For more information, call Jeff Johnson at 952-405-7780 or send him an e-mail message at