MINNEAPOLIS (Dec. 13, 2012) – Rob Loftus, Jamie Pollock and Brandon Champeau have each been promoted recently at United Properties. The promotions support the company’s growth in commercial development and investment in both the Twin Cities and Denver markets.

Rob Loftus has been promoted to vice president; his previous position was assistant vice president. He is responsible for a portfolio totaling more than 1.3 million square feet including office, industrial and retail buildings. Loftus was instrumental in renovating Northland Center in Bloomington, Minn., which is home to United Properties’ headquarters. He also leads the strategic energy management initiative for the owned portfolio to assure optimal building efficiency.

Loftus joined United Properties in 1988 as a property manager. He is a member of the Clubhouse Committee for Gilda’s Club Twin Cities and a board member of the Boys & Girls Clubs. He is an active member of NAIOP and is a certified CPM and RPA. He received his bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University and is active in school’s Real Estate Alumni Association.

Jamie Pollock has been promoted to assistant vice president; his previous position was asset manager, where he helped expand the retail leasing program. In his new role, he is responsible for more than 750,000 sq. ft. of retail investments in Minnesota, Colorado and Wisconsin. Pollock will continue to expand his portfolio responsibilities and support retail investment activities.

In 2007, Pollock joined United Properties’ development division where he oversaw development and redevelopment projects in Colorado. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. Pollock received his bachelor’s degree from Washington College in Chestertown, Md.

Brandon Champeau has been promoted to assistant vice president; his previous position was development manager. Champeau oversees development and redevelopment of retail and office properties in the Twin Cities. He also oversees leasing efforts on new development projects.

Champeau joined the United Properties development team in 2006; previously, he was part of the company’s retail brokerage group, which is now Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the legislative committee of the Minnesota Shopping Center Association, and the Young Leaders of Urban Land Institute. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

About United Properties
United Properties, based in Minneapolis, Minn., specializes in commercial real estate development and investment. Since 1975, United Properties has provided development services for the retail, residential, office, medical and industrial sectors. In addition to a large presence in the Minneapolis-St. Paul market, United Properties’ Colorado division develops retail properties as well as office and industrial buildings. Formed in 1916, the United Properties investments group acquires, manages, finances and disposes of the company’s real estate investments, which includes nearly 60 office, medical, industrial and retail assets in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado. For more information, visit www.uproperties.com.
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About United Properties

United Properties has been creating deep roots in the commercial real estate industry for more than 100 years. The company imagines new possibilities in real estate to help enrich communities and create lasting legacies. United Properties provides market expertise for ground-up development, redevelopment and acquisitions of value-add and stable investments. The company invests in and develops office, industrial, retail, mixed-use and senior housing properties. United Properties is owned by the Pohlad Companies and is headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Denver and Austin, Texas.



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